Mediterranean Chicken Phyllo Rolls Recipe Video

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.


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
DishMain Ingredient


 Chicken3 Cup (48 tbs), cooked, shredded
 Onion2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Sumac2 Tablespoon
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
 Phyllo dough1 Pound (1 packet)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2798 Calories from Fat 1496

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 167 g256.6%

Saturated Fat 53.4 g267.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 814.2 mg

Sodium 1531.1 mg63.8%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.3%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 238 g476.9%

Vitamin A 54.8% Vitamin C 12.4%

Calcium 16.8% Iron 73.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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.

Editors Review

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.




Yesslamoo i liked this recipe too much it,s amazing . Thanks 4 sharing these delicious stuff.
Posted on: 12 March 2010 - 6:19pm
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foodpsychologist says :

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.
Posted on: 16 October 2009 - 11:16am
tanya3286 profile page

tanya3286 says :

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
Posted on: 20 July 2009 - 10:44am
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aparna.priya says :

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...:))
Posted on: 16 July 2009 - 2:45am