Chicken in Phyllo (#2186)

Serves
Ready
4
45
Minutes
Prep
Cook
20
Minutes
25
Minutes
Categories
Chicken Poultry Main
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Ingredients

  • 16 oz Chicken Breast Halves (Boneless Skinless) 2 large or 4 small breasts
  • 2 oz Butter melted
  • 1 Package Phyllo (Filo) Pastry Sheets
  • 4 tablespoons Shallots minced
  • 1 tsp Sage
  • 4 oz Monterey Jack Cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° f (200° c). Halve chicken breasts & pound flat.
  2. Melt butter. Layer 4 sheets of phyllo, buttering each sheet.
  3. On each chicken breast sprinkle 1 tablespoon shallots and 1/4 teaspoon of sage. If using fresh sage use one whole large leaf for each breast.
  4. Lay one ounce of cheese on each breast & roll up.
  5. Place breast in the middle of the phyllo, at one end; roll once, fold in sides, brush with butter and continue rolling, buttering as you go.
  6. Lay all on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 25 minutes until browned and the breasts have been cooked through.
  7. If you have a thermometer the breasts should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees f.
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