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Chicken in Puff Pastry Recipe

Chicken in Puff Pastry Recipe

You’ll never believe a dish this scrumptious, comforting and impressive-looking could be made with just five ingredients! It offers such an easy way to entertain friends. —Gina Hobbs, Tifton, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken tenderloins
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/2 cup spreadable spinach and artichoke cream cheese
  • 4 slices Muenster cheese, halved
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; set aside. On a lightly floured surface, roll puff pastry into a 14-in. square. Cut into four squares.
  • 2. Spoon 2 tablespoons cream cheese into the center of each square; top with Muenster cheese and chicken.
  • 3. Whisk egg and water; lightly brush over edges. Bring opposite corners of pastry over each bundle; pinch seams to seal. Place seam side down on a greased baking sheet; brush with remaining egg mixture.
  • 4. Bake at 400° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pastry equals 496 calories, 30 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 571 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 19 g protein.