Easy Summer Meal

Chicken Puffs Recipe

2 skinless, boneless chicken breast
halves – cubed
3 tablespoons chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
3 tablespoons of finely chopped red pepper
3/4 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
6 tablespoons butter
1 box (two sheets) of puff pastry  thawed and cut into
12 rectangles
1. Place 1 T butter and 1 T of olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat and slowly cook and stir skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, chopped red pepper, onion and garlic. Cook until pepper and onions are tender and chicken is lightly browned.
2. In a medium bowl, blend chicken mixture, cream cheese and butter until creamy.
3. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F
4. Thaw puff pastry and cut 12 rectangles. Place approximately one tablespoon of the chicken mixture on each rectangle. Fold corners up and twist tops to make them look like the picture above
5. Arrange pastries on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.  Brush each pastry with egg white before baking.  Bake in the preheated oven 12 minutes, or until golden brown.These are wonderful for showers and parties, but also make a delicious, light summer dinner served roasted asparagus and either a green salad or  fruit salad.

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