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Broccoli Chicken Braid Recipe
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Broccoli Chicken Braid Recipe

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I work outside the home, so I appreciate recipes like this that are fast and delicious. —Diane Wampler, Morristown, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 350 calories, 25 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 504 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Stir in mayonnaise. Unroll both tubes of crescent roll dough into one long rectangle. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Roll into a 15-in. x 12-in. rectangle, sealing seams and perforations. Spoon chicken mixture down center third of dough.
  2. On each long side, cut eight strips about 3-1/2 in. into the center. bring one strip from each side over filling and pinch ends to seal; repeat. Brush with egg white. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until filling is heated through and top is golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli Chicken Braid in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p203

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 350 calories, 25 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 504 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

Reviews for Broccoli Chicken Braid

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2013

I get more compliments on this simple dish, than any I make for company suppers or potlucks

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Reviewed Oct. 22, 2012

Didn't like it at all. My husband was excited for it while I was making it, but it failed!! Will not be making again.

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Reviewed Nov. 29, 2011

I love the Broccoli braid, it is easy to make and since it is a complete meal you do not need a side dish

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Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010

This is very good and not as difficult as it looks. I omit the green pepper and slivered almonds.

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2009

I made this recipe this past weekend, it was GREAT! My family loved it. I tweaked it a little but basically stuck to the recipe.

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