Chicken in Phyllo

"This great recipe is from my good friend Lorraine. Lovely served with Rice Pilaf and green beans or asparagus. Your guests will be impressed with this one."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 20mins
Ingredients:
11
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Make sauce by combining green onions, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic cloves and tarragon. Set aside.
  • Brush one sheet of phyllo with butter.
  • Place one chicken breast in one corner.
  • Spoon on the sauce.
  • Top with slice of cheese.
  • Roll over the phyllo sheet placing the fold inside.
  • Brush with melted butter.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 1 hour in a preheated 350°F oven.
  • Tip: Notes Remove phyllo from freezer night before. When ready to prepare, take out 6 sheets and return package of phyllo to freezer. Place you phyllo between damp sheets of paper towels. Cover with tea towel to keep them damp, otherwise they will dry up and become brittle.

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Reviews

  1. MaMere
    The chicken in this 5 star recipe turned out very moist and very flavorful!! Definitely a winning recipe, thanks for sharing Sage!!
     
  2. yogiclarebear
    mmmmmm. This was great! I made it lower cal by using non-fat mayo, and cooking spray instead of butter for the phyllo. I also only had mozz cheese on hand, worked out well. I served this with Recipe #245872 on the side. Thanks for this elegant and tasty dish!
     
  3. gourmetmomma
    wonderful presentation. i had fun making it. i cut the recipe down to make just 2 servings, and used multiple sheets (4???) of dough to wrap each bundle. i didn't butter each sheet, just the top of the finished package and it seemed to work fine. the chicken turned out juicy and moist, always difficult with chicken breasts. this seemed a little "light" on seasoning to me and needed a mite of salt, but hubby and i are used to highly seasoned foods. if you are fond of subtile, mild flavors then this dish would probably be 5 star to you. when i make it again, i'll double the seasonings to better suit our family.
     
  4. sher440
    OMG- I can't believe how beautiful and delicious this was! No one believed I really made that FILO work - I used 3 sheets per - buttering each - and it was soooo good! I'll bet you could do all sorts of things in filo wrap - THANK YOU SO MUCH! WE ALL LOVED THIS so much we couldn't eat them fast enough!
     
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I love to cook, read recipe books and food magazines,spend time in kitchen stores, grocery stores, gourmet shops, learning new cooking techniques, trying new kitchen gadgets,tasting exotic foods,enjoying a wonderful meal. I've always had a herb garden; now I have containers on my patio with my must have herbs. It seems, everything tastes better with fresh herbs!
 
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