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Mediterranean Chicken Phyllo Rolls

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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.
  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)

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

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.

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: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 901 Calories from Fat 477

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.8%

Saturated Fat 21.2 g106%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 130.8 mg43.6%

Sodium 868.1 mg36.2%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.3%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 32 g63.4%

Vitamin A 34.6% Vitamin C 12.4%

Calcium 5.5% Iron 29.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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Mediterranean Chicken Phyllo Rolls Recipe Video, Mediterranean Musakhan Or Msakhan