Chicken Cyril With a Tomato Basil Sauce

Recipe by currybunny
READY IN: 40mins




  • Pre-heat oven to 180C / 375°F
  • Mix seasoned breadcrumbs with Italian seasoning in a shallow bowl; dip chicken into beaten egg, then into breadcrumb mixture, thoroughly coating
  • Heat olive oil in frying pan; cook chicken, around 7 -10 minutes depending on breast thickness; set aside on paper towel
  • Return pan to heat; lightly toast chopped cashews and toss through spinach til wilted; put cashew-spinach mix in a bowl and stir through mozzarella
  • Mix melted butter and minced garlic together
  • Spread out two sheets of phyllo on top of each other, brush with melted butter, fold in half
  • Now place one of the chicken breast halves on phyllo, top with half cashew-spinach-cheese mixture, roll up to form a parcel, brush with butter mixture again
  • Place in greased oven tray; repeat with other breast half, cook in pre-heated oven for 20 minutes or til browned
  • Meanwhile, make the tomato-basil sauce: In same pan (no need to clean!), pour diced tomatoes, white wine, garlic and seasoning, bring to the boil then simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
  • Stir though cream and shredded basil leaves and heat through for 5 minutes; season with salt and pepper as desired
  • Serve over phyllo chicken with a side of veggies!