Chickaritos

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Chickaritos

Chickaritos

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cooked chicken, green chilies, green onions, puff pastry sheets, sharp cheddar cheese
Servings: 18

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chicken finely chopped cooked
  • 1-1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 can green chilies 4 ounces chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onions finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 package puff pastry sheets frozen 17-1/4 ounces, thawed or pie pastry for double-crust 10-inch pie
  • Guacamole
  • Salsa

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the chicken, chilies, onions, cheese and seasonings. Chill until ready to use.
  • Remove half of the pastry from refrigerator. On a lightly floured surface, roll to a 9-in. x 12-in. rectangle. Cut into nine small rectangles. Place about 2 tablespoons of filling across the center of each rectangle. Wet edges of pastry with water and roll pastry around filling. Crimp ends with a fork to seal. Repeat with remaining pastry and filling.
  • Place, seam side down, on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Refrigerate until ready to heat.
  • Bake at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with salsa and guacamole.
  • Yield: 18 appetizers.

Notes

Remember, cooking times may vary depending on ovens, so test doneness before stated cooking times.
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Chickaritos
Amount per Serving
Calories
188
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
13
g
20
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
7
g
Cholesterol
 
10
mg
3
%
Sodium
 
285
mg
12
%
Potassium
 
46
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
14
g
5
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin A
 
87
mcg
10
%
Vitamin C
 
3
mg
4
%
Calcium
 
29
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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