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Peachy Chicken Phyllo Pockets

Peachy Chicken Phyllo PocketsThis recipe is suitable for heart smart, low-fat and diabetic diets.

Recipe Ingredients:

8 sheets phyllo pastry
2 peaches, pits removed, chopped
1 to 2 chicken breasts, cooked and chopped (enough for 1 cup)
1/2 cup peeled and chopped cucumber
1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter, melted

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Heat oil in saucepan. Add onions and ginger and sauté for 3 minutes Set aside.
  3. In large bowl, combine peaches, chicken, cucumber, yogurt, parsley and salt. Mix well. Add onions and ginger.
  4. Use 2 phyllo sheets per packet. To assemble, stack 2 sheets. Brush top lightly with butter. Place 1/4 of peach chicken mixture, about 2 inches from one corner of pastry. Fold pastry over filling, tuck in sides and continue folding to form a packet.
  5. Place on prepared baking sheet and brush lightly with butter. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until lightly golden.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 375; Total Fat: 22g; Total Carbs: 21g; Protein: 25g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of B.C. Tree Fruits Limited.