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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Chicken Bites -Try a New Recipe Tuesday

Chicken Bites

  • 1 cup finely diced cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese or any cheese you have on hand
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce, and/or barbecue sauce
  • 2 tbs melted butter
  • 1 prepared bread dough

Preheat oven to 400°F with rack in the middle of the oven. Line  a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.



Making the chicken filling:

Place chicken in a bowl and mix in cheeses, butter, and sauce of choice.

  1. Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface and cut  into 4 equal
  2. Lightly dust your hands with flour, then gently  roll and
    stretch 1 piece of dough to form a 12-inch-long rope. 
  3. Flatten  dough and arrange so a long side is nearest you, then roll out to a  roughly 12-
    by 4-inch rectangle with a lightly floured rolling pin.  
  4. Gently press one fourth of your chicken mixture into lower third of rectangle, 
    leaving a 1/2-inch border along bottom edge. 
  5. Stretch bottom edge of  dough up over filling and press tightly to seal, then roll up as tightly as possible to form a rope. 
  6. Cut rope into 12 pieces and transfer to a sheet pan. 
  7. Make 3 more ropes with remaining dough, filling and  cut into pieces, transferring to sheet pans. 
  8. Let rest at room  temperature, uncovered, 30 minutes (dough will rise slightly).            
  9. Bake buffalo the chicken bites in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes or until the tops are lightly browned. 
  10. Remove from oven (some cheese may have melted out), and brush tops with melted butter before serving .

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1 comment:

Lisa Boyle said...

Joelle, I know my kids will love these! Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday." Hope you can join us again this week.

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