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Herbed Chicken in Pastry

Meal: Entrées

Cheese: Spreadables Garlic & Herbs

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Makes: 4

Difficulty: Moderate


  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 pkg. Pepperidge Farm® Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 (4 ounce) pkg. Alouette® Soft Spreadable Cheese (Garlic & Herbs, Savory Vegetable, or Peppercorn Parmesan)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper if desired
  3. Melt butter in skillet
  4. Add chicken and cook until browned
  5. Remove chicken, cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes or up to 24 hours
  6. Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature for 30 minutes
  7. Mix egg and water
  8. Unfold pastry on lightly floured surface. Roll into 14 inch square and cut into four 7 inch squares
  9. Spread about 2 tablespoons of the Alouette® Soft Spreadable Cheese in center of each square
  10. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon parsley and top with cooled chicken
  11. Brush edges of squares with egg mixture
  12. Fold each corner to center on top of chicken and seal edges. Place seam-side down on baking sheet
  13. Brush with egg mixture
  14. Bake 25 minutes or until golden