Kato's Phyllo Chicken Surprise

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 55mins




  • Step 1- Filling.
  • In a sauce pan saute mushroom in 2 tbsp of butter until golden brown, then set aside.
  • Next lightly saute shallots and garlic in same pan.
  • Mix mushrooms and shallots together add thyme, salt, pepper and flour to vegetables and mix well.
  • Now add the white wine and cook till all liquid is absorbed.
  • Taste, reseason if necessary and set aside to cool.
  • Once cooled add grated cheese to mixture.
  • Step 2- Phyllo Preparation- Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  • Brush 1 sheet of phyllo with melted butter.
  • Place a second sheet over the first and brush with melted butter.
  • Place the flattened chicken breast in the lower half of the phyllo sheet.
  • Put 1/4 of the filling mixture ontop of the chicken.
  • Fold the sides of the phyllo over the chicken envelope style.
  • Place on a baking sheet, seam side down, brush with melted butter.
  • Do the same to remaining chicken and bake in a 350 degree oven for 35 minutes.
  • Step 3- Apricot Lemon Glaze.
  • Heat apricot preserves and lemon juice together until well mixed.
  • Pour a small amount of glaze overtop of cooked phyllo chicken and serve the rest of the sauce on the side.
  • Enjoy.