Cheesy chicken parcels recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cooking: 25 min
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  • A ready-made three-cheese sauce works really well in this quick and easy chicken recipe

    Ingredients

    • 3 chicken breasts, cut into small chunks
    • ½ x 300g tub fresh cheese sauce
    • 200g (7oz) frozen peas, thawed
    • 500g pkt puff pastry, rolled and cut into 4 x 15cm (6in) squares
    • 2tbsp parsley, chopped

    Method

    • Heat 1tbsp oil in a pan and fry the chicken for 2 mins until lightly browned.

    • Combine the chicken with the sauce and peas. Spoon the mixture into the centre of each pastry square.

    • Bring the corners of each square into the middle to make a parcel, squeezing the edges together to seal.

    • Bake in the oven for 15 mins at 200°C (400°F, gas mark 5), or until the pastry is golden brown. Serve with vegetables.

    Top tip for making Cheesy chicken parcels

    For extra taste, you can also add a few rashers of chopped, fried streaky bacon.

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