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Mediterranean Chicken Phyllo Rolls

dedemed's picture
This chicken roll is so versatile, it can be served as an appetizer or a main dish. It is served often in the meza/appetizer part of the meal. The rolls can be made in advance and baked right before serving. The crunchy outside with the flavorful filling are eye opening and very filling.
Ingredients
  Chicken 3 Cup (48 tbs), cooked, shredded
  Onion 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Sumac 2 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  Phyllo dough 1 Pound (1 packet)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheated oven at 400 degrees F.
2. Shred the cooked chicken and set aside.

MAKING
3. In a sauce pan add olive oil and onions and cook on medium heat.
4. Add chicken to onions (add salt if chicken is not salted), cook for 5 minutes or until lightly brown.
5. Remove from heat and add sumac, paprika, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Mix well.
6. Lay out 1 layer of phyllo dough and cut into 8 x 10 inch size, brush with butter.
7. Add 2 tbs chicken to 1 sheet of phyllo dough, fold in sides and roll. Repeat until all chicken is done.
8. Place rolls open end down in a pan and brush with butter on top.
9. Cook in the oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

SERVING
10. In a serving platter, arrange the wraps and serve as a appetizer with dip of choice or as a main dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Mediterranean Musakhan or Msakhan
For those who are fond of Mediterranean dishes, here is a fantastic video for Mediterranean-style chicken phyllo wraps. The chef here bakes them as a healthier option to the deep fried version. These are delicious all time favorite appetizers with a dipping sauce or just like that.

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4 Comments

aparna.priya's picture
Hi Dedemed! I never heard of phyllo rolls...however, this one seems to be very delicious and easy to prepare. I am surely gonna try it this weekend...:))
tanya3286's picture
hi dede..ur Mediterranean recipes are always fabulous.these appetizer rolls look great and taste even better... they are always gone in a jiffy whenever i make them :) thanks for the recipe
foodpsychologist's picture
Hi Dede ! Wow ! These Chicken Phyllo Rolls look too good ! Good that they are baked. As you said they are a healthier option to frying.
HALAMARSEL's picture
Yesslamoo i liked this recipe too much it,s amazing . Thanks 4 sharing these delicious stuff.