Herbed Cheese and Chicken In Puff Pastry Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Garlic20 Clove (100 gm)
 Chicken thighs1
 Chicken broth2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Bacon slices9 , fried
 Cream cheese5 Ounce
 Tarragon1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Frozen puff pastry patty shells6 , thawed
 Egg1 , slightly beaten

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Drop the garlic cloves into boiling water for a minute. Drain and peel.
2) Preaheat the oven to 400 degrees.

MAKING
3) In a saucepan, add chicken thighs, chicken broth and peeled garlic cloves. Allow to boil over low flame for 30 minutes.
4) Drain the broth and keep aside. Skin and bone the chicken pieces and stuff the bacon slices into the cavity left behind by the bones.
5) In a blender, add cooked garlic, cream cheese and tarragon and blend into a puree form. Set aside
6) Dust a large chopping board with flour and roll out a thawed puff pastry patty shell to form a 8-inch circle.
7) In the centre of the pastry shell, place the stuffed chicken thigh.
8) Spoon 2 tablespoons of the garlic-cheese puree over the chicken thigh.
9) Apply a little water to the edged of the pastry shell so it folds together well. Gently bunch up the edges and crimp to seal the top.
10) Do the same for all the pastry shells and place them on a baking sheet.
11) Brush the top of the shells with a lightly beaten egg and bake for 25 minutes.

SERVING
12) Serve the Herbed Cheese and Chicken In Puff Pastry as an appetizer or side dish.
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