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Elegant Chicken in Phyllo

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“Tender & moist chicken breast with a rich topping of carmelized onions, sauteed portobello mushrooms, and spinach, enclosed in a flaky, golden phyllo package - a fabulous "company" dinner, served with a pretty salad & perhaps a rice pilaf. SOOO good!”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. PREPARE THE COMPONENTS:
  2. Dredge chicken breasts in seasoned flour & brown in 2 T Olive Oil over med-high heat, 'til nicely browned, but not cooked through - Set aside
  3. Carmelize onions by sauteeing over low heat in 2 T olive oil, stirring occassionally, until soft, brown, and becoming sticky - Set Aside
  4. Saute chopped mushrooms in 2 T Olive Oil until soft; add Basil, Tarragon, Salt & Pepper to taste - Set aside
  5. ASSEMBLE THE PACKAGES:
  6. Lay a sheet of phyllo on counter - brush lightly with mixture of melted butter & olive oil (Keep phyllo tightly wrapped at all times until ready to use - if not, it will become dried-out & unusable almost immediately)
  7. Fold in half & brush top again
  8. Set a chicken breast at center toward bottom; spread 1/4 of onions, 1/4 of spinach, 1/4 of mushrooms, & 1/4 of sliced cheese on top
  9. fold phyllo in on both ends & bottom, and roll up like an envelope, brushin dry areas w/ oil-butter mixture as you go
  10. Repeat w/ remaining ingredients, & place all on baking sheet
  11. May be refrigerated or frozen at this point
  12. BAKE:
  13. In a 325 degree oven about 30 minutes, 'til golden
  14. Serve w/ salad & rice pilaf, and a good white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc

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