Chicken, Ham and Swiss Cheese Baked in Puff Pastry

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Lightly grease an 11 x 7-inch baking dish (if you are making 8 chicken pastries use a 13 x 9-inch baking dish).
  • In a skillet melt the butter with oil.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper, and cook until browned on both sides (about 8 minutes per side) then refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Set oven to 400 degrees.
  • Unfold the pastry sheet and thaw at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Roll out to a 14-inch square.
  • Cut into 4 (7-inch) squares.
  • Spread about 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard on the bottom of each square, then top with 1 slice of ham, then one (or two slices Swiss cheese.
  • Place the browned chicken breast over the cheese.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the egg and cold water, then brush the edges of the squares with the egg mixture.
  • Fold the corners to center on top of the chicken, then seal the edges.
  • Place seam-side down in preaped baking dish.
  • Brush the tops with egg mixture.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
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