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Chicken and Broccoli Braid

"Beautiful braided crescent roll with chicken and broccoli."
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48 m servings 580 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 580 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 36.3 g
  • 56%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 26.7 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 756 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees F).
  2. In a large bowl, toss together chicken, broccoli, red bell pepper, garlic, Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, dill weed, salt, almonds and onion.
  3. Unroll crescent roll dough, and arrange flat on a medium baking sheet. Pinch together perforations to form a single sheet of dough. Using a knife or scissors, cut 1 inch wide strips in towards the center, starting on the long sides. There should be a solid strip about 3 inches wide down the center, with the cut strips forming a fringe down each side. Spread the chicken mixture along the center strip. Fold the side strips over chicken mixture, alternating strips from each side. Pinch or twist to seal.
  4. Brush braided dough with the egg white. Bake in the preheated oven 25 to 28 minutes, or until golden brown.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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This is always a favorite with my husband. I have made this many times, using a variety of vegetables each time. I use more cheese than is called for, and slightly less mayo (just enough to keep...

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I really was so beautiful, BUT...I've made it twice. The first time, even though I checked it ten minutes early, it was burnt. The second time, I set timer EXTRA early. Looked beautif...

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This is always a favorite with my husband. I have made this many times, using a variety of vegetables each time. I use more cheese than is called for, and slightly less mayo (just enough to keep...

This recipe was awesome! I made a boo-boo tho and didn't form the braid on the pan so I kinda screwed it up as I had to transfer it to the pan and it got a bit messed up in the process. I subs...

The first time I made this the center dough was not cooked completely. Second time I made it I really streched it out and it turned out perfect. Just the right amount of ingredients for every bi...

This is a favorite in our house - my boyfriend never can seem to get enough. Instead of dried dill, I use 2TBSP of FRESH dill - this makes a big difference, I believe. I also like to use PIZZA...

I have been making this for years and so glad I found the recipe on here too!! A few changes that I do: steam broccoli before, I like to season and boil my chicken to cook it although we have gr...

My family loved this recipe. I followed it exactly, except for the dill and the dough directons. I reduced the amount to 1/2 tsp. I like dill, but not love it! And for the braid, I cut the s...

I made mine into a wreath using 1 package of Grands crescent rolls. I felt the recipe called for Way too much dill. I used only 1/2 teaspoon and was just right. Next time I will slightly cook...

This was an excellent recipe. When making for a party, I make the filling a day ahead then just put it together and bake. I have made this many times and haven't had a problem with doughiness. ...

Yum! Make a couple changes: omitted the bell pepper (didn't have any) and cut the dill a little bit. Also, cooked the chicken with the onions and garlic with some poultry seasoning, then added...