Puff Pastry Chicken Pockets Recipe

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Puff Pastry Chicken Pockets
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  1. Cut a lengthwise slit in every chicken breast to within a 1/2 inch of the the other side, open so they lay flat.
  2. Cover each chicken breast with plastic wrap; pound to 1/8 inch thickness. Remove plastic wrap and sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir half of the thyme into each carton of cream cheese and set aside.
  4. Place spinach leaves over chicken breasts.
  5. Spoon 2 Tbs. of the cream cheese mixture down the center of each chicken breast.
  6. Sprinkle the toasted pecans over the cream cheese and lightly press so that they stick.
  7. Roll up the chicken breasts to cover the filling and tuck in the ends.
  8. Unroll the puff pastry; cut into 8 even portions. Roll each into an 8-in.x7-in. rectangle.
  9. Combine egg and cold water; brush over edges of pastry.
  10. Place chicken at one short end; roll up tightly and tuck in ends as you go.
  11. Place pockets on a greased cookie sheet. Brush them with remaining egg and water mixture, and sprinkle with poppy seeds.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 6565.12 Kcal (27487 kJ)
Calories from fat 1866.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 207.39g 319%
Cholesterol 1339.97mg 447%
Sodium 18978.96mg 791%
Potassium 77276mg 1644%
Total Carbs 576.08g 192%
Sugars 7.66g 31%
Dietary Fiber 270.2g 1081%
Protein 789.59g 1579%
Vitamin C 3575.1mg 5959%
Iron 391.3mg 2174%
Calcium 13020.9mg 1302%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 43.85 Kcal (184 kJ)
Calories from fat 12.47 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.39g 319%
Cholesterol 8.95mg 447%
Sodium 126.75mg 791%
Potassium 516.1mg 1644%
Total Carbs 3.85g 192%
Sugars 0.05g 31%
Dietary Fiber 1.8g 1081%
Protein 5.27g 1579%
Vitamin C 23.9mg 5959%
Iron 2.6mg 2174%
Calcium 87mg 1302%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 147.8
  • 166

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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