Spicy Chicken Phyllo Rolls

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 30 mins

Serve these tasty finger rolls as appetizers or snacks; they can be made ahead of time and then baked just before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring broth or water to a boil and add chicken breasts in one layer.
  2. Reduce heat and poach chicken at a bare simmer for 7 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and cool chicken in poaching liquid for 20 minutes.
  3. (You can use cooked, left over chicken just as well.).
  4. Cut chicken into 1/4 inch cubes.
  5. In a large bowl, stir together chicken, sour cream, scallions, lime juice, jalapeno, cumin and then salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Chill filling, covered, at least 2 and up to 3 hours.
  7. Preheat oven to 400°F and lightly coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray.
  8. On a work furface, arrange 1 phyllo rectangle with short side facing you and lightly brush with egg wash.
  9. Put 1 heaping tablespoon filling in center of lower third of rectangle and fold long sides of phyllo over filling to cover.
  10. Lightly brush folded phyllo with egg wash and roll up egg roll fashion.
  11. Make more rolls with remaining phyllo and filling, brushing with egg wash in the same manner.
  12. Arrange rolls, seam side down, on baking sheets and bake in batches in middle of oven 20-30 minutes, or until golden.
  13. Serve with salsa.
Most Helpful

MMMM! Loved these, I made them for a party, & forgot the salsa, but it was still a hit. Thanks for posting!

Jetje November 19, 2007

Absolutely outstanding! These are right up my alley, I love phyllo. I made these as a trial run, I just had a feeling they would be very good! I am making more to serve at the Super Bowl game get together! Thanks for a wonderful recipe Geema! EVERYONE, TRY THESE!...Kitten:)

Kittencal@recipezazz February 04, 2006