Recipe by BURKH007
"Chicken breasts with herbed cream cheese, wrapped in puff pastry and baked. A very easy but delicious dish, good for company! This recipe is derived from a dish my mother-in-law makes."
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salt and pepper to taste
4 (4 ounce)
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 (8 ounce) package
cream cheese with chives
puff pastry shells
Easy. However, I cooked the chicken completely before "stuffing the pastry" and the pastry is what needed the extra cooking time, no less than 15 minutes, but probably more. I added mushrooms, Yummy! Overall good, not quite a 5, but very good!
This dish sounded like a nice recipe for a quiet, romantic dinner. Unfortunately, 12-15 minutes isn't even close to long enough to cook the chicken breasts. Even after browning, when they're wrapped in the pastry they take a good 40 minutes to cook through. Everything else was cold by the time they were done - not to mention they were somewhat flavorless. A let down.
Based on previous reviews, I baked longer (30 min)- at a lower temp (375) and it was excellent.
I followed the recipe except I cut the chicken in smaller pieces and the puff pastry in smaller squares. Then I brought the corners together and pinched the sides together. I told my chidren we were having "chicken donuts" for diner and they loved them LOL!!
My husband and I really enjoyed this dish. I served it with Mushroom Rice from this site. I saved a little extra shallots, minced garlic and mushrooms from that recipe for the chicken. I cooked the garlic an shallots briefly and then added the chicken on top. Just as the chicken was finishing, I threw in the mushrooms. I used the mushrooms to make a bed for the chicken on the puff pastry and then added cream cheese with fine herbs. FANTASTIC MEAN! Thanks for sharing.
Stuffed chicken with spinich and cream cheese mixture. My family just loved it. Will make this again. Thank you.
Yummy... I did a variation and made these into little appetizer squares... they were delicious and very easy to make... everyone wanted the recipe!
Soooo good!! I topped mine with heated cream of chicken soup, which really finished it off nicely.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nancy's Chicken in Puff Pastry
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 540
** Calories from Fat: 340
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