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Flaky Chicken Wellington

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

6 servings

This cozy chicken Wellington takes a classic recipe and makes it super easy! I like to cook the chicken a day or so ahead of time to make it even simpler to throw together on busy nights. —Kerry Dingwall, Wilmington, North Carolina
Flaky Chicken Wellington Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dill pickles
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard, divided
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons dill pickle juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients. Unroll 1 tube of crescent dough into 1 long rectangle; press perforations to seal.
  2. Spread half the mustard over dough; top with half the chicken mixture to within 1/4 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal. Place cut side down on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Cut slits in top. Repeat with remaining crescent dough, mustard and chicken mixture.
  3. Bake until golden brown, 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, combine sour cream and pickle juice; serve with pastries.

  4. Freeze option: Cover and freeze unbaked pastries on a parchment-lined baking sheet until firm. Transfer to a freezer container; return to freezer. To use, bake pastries on a parchment-lined baking sheet in a preheated 350° oven until golden brown, 30-35 minutes. Prepare sauce as directed.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 pastry with about 3 tablespoons sauce: 495 calories, 28g fat (6g saturated fat), 144mg cholesterol, 830mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.

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