Elegant Chicken in Phyllo

Recipe by Chef #182259
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • PREPARE THE COMPONENTS:
  • Dredge chicken breasts in seasoned flour & brown in 2 T Olive Oil over med-high heat, 'til nicely browned, but not cooked through - Set aside
  • Carmelize onions by sauteeing over low heat in 2 T olive oil, stirring occassionally, until soft, brown, and becoming sticky - Set Aside
  • Saute chopped mushrooms in 2 T Olive Oil until soft; add Basil, Tarragon, Salt & Pepper to taste - Set aside
  • ASSEMBLE THE PACKAGES:
  • Lay a sheet of phyllo on counter - brush lightly with mixture of melted butter & olive oil (Keep phyllo tightly wrapped at all times until ready to use - if not, it will become dried-out & unusable almost immediately)
  • Fold in half & brush top again
  • Set a chicken breast at center toward bottom; spread 1/4 of onions, 1/4 of spinach, 1/4 of mushrooms, & 1/4 of sliced cheese on top
  • fold phyllo in on both ends & bottom, and roll up like an envelope, brushin dry areas w/ oil-butter mixture as you go
  • Repeat w/ remaining ingredients, & place all on baking sheet
  • May be refrigerated or frozen at this point
  • BAKE:
  • In a 325 degree oven about 30 minutes, 'til golden
  • Serve w/ salad & rice pilaf, and a good white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc
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