3/10/10

Crescent Chicken Bundles

 Crescent Chicken Bundles  

This was a big hit with Larry and the kids! They loved the Chicken Bundles and the gravy. 
With the mashed potatoes, I was able to use the last of our potatoes, which were nearing the end of their usefulness. 
Green beans, English peas or a simple salad would also make nice accompaniments to this meal!

Crescent Chicken Bundles

1 cup cooked, chopped chicken
4 ounces cream cheese softened
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 (8-count) tube crescent rolls
1 tablespoon melted butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
Combine cream cheese, cheddar cheese and chicken.
On a lightly floured surface, open crescent rolls and separate dough so that you have four squares.
Spoon meat mixture into the center of each piece of dough, dividing it evenly among squares.
Pull the 4 corners of each square to the top center of mixture, twisting dough slightly.
Seal edges by pinching.
Brush tops with melted butter.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve with Chicken Gravy.

Chicken Gravy

3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 
salt and pepper, to taste

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat; add flour and whisk until smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat; gradually add broth and milk, whisking to keep smooth. Return to heat and bring to a gentle boil, whisking constantly until thickened. Add poultry seasoning, salt and pepper.

Reduced-fat Version:

1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
salt and pepper, to taste

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat; add flour and a bit of the milk, whisking until smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat; gradually add broth and remaining milk, whisking to keep smooth. Return to heat and bring to a gentle boil, whisking constantly until thickened. Add poultry seasoning, salt and pepper.

2 comments:

  1. This really looks fantastic!

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  2. These look easy to make and very tasty, and so do those brownies !

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