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Monterey Chicken Phyllo Appetizers

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Ingredients
  Finely chopped cooked chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded monterey jack cheese/Havarti cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
  Chopped green onions 2 Tablespoon
  Dried parsley flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Frozen phyllo pastry sheets 6 , thawed (Or Filo)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), melted
  Sesame seed 3 Teaspoon (If Desired)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375°F.
2) In a bowl, mix together chicken, cheese, onions and parsley flakes; mix well.
3) Spread the filo sheets; cover with plastic wrap or cloth towel to prevent drying.
4) Spread 1 filo sheet on working table with narrow side towards you; brush with margarine.
5) Cut the filo into 6 strips.

MAKING
6) Drop 1 teaspoon of chicken filling at end of 1 strip.
7) Fold right corner diagonally up over filling so that bottom edge of strip lines up with left edge of strip.
8) Continue folding to end of strip into a triangular bundle, as if folding a flag.
9) Tuck under any remaining filo at end of bundle.

FINALIZING
10) On a non-stick baking pan, place the tucked side down.
11) Use the same method with the remaining chicken mixture and filo sheets.
12) Brush tops with remaining margarine, dredge the top with sesame seed.
13) Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

SERVING
14) Serve warm on the bed of small mixed salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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