Cheesy Chicken Spread

Want to liven up the party? This Cheesy Chicken Spread recipe is sure to add new flavor and new fans to your get-together. Start with skinless chicken breast fillets; then add cream cheese, lemon juice, seasonings and chopped walnuts. Serve with low-sodium crackers of your choice.

PREP
30
Minutes
COOKING
15+
Mintes
SERVES
32
People
CALORIES
110
Per Serving
PROTEIN
6
Grams

Ingredients

2 Sanderson Farms® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets, sliced in half horizontally to create four chicken breast fillets

3 Tablespoons vegetable oil

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon dried basil

1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimentos, drained

1 green onion, sliced

1 cup walnut pieces, chopped small

low sodium crackers (optional)

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Directions

1. Heat oil over medium heat in 12–inch skillet.

2. Season chicken with black pepper.

3. Add chicken to skillet and cook 5 minutes. Turn chicken over and cook 5 more minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F. Remove chicken from skillet and dice into ¼” to ½” bite–size pieces.

4. Combine cream cheese, lemon juice, basil, oregano, thyme, pimentos, green onion and cooked chicken in a medium bowl until well blended.

5. Place cheese mixture on a large piece of plastic wrap and form into a log shape. Cover with the plastic wrap, place on a tray and refrigerate for 1 hour.

6. Spread chopped walnuts on a tray, place cheese log on walnuts and roll it to cover thoroughly with walnuts.

7. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

8. Serve with crackers. *Refrigerate 3 Hours

NUTRITION FACTS

Calories

110

Fat

9g

Saturated Fat

3.5g

Sodium

55g

Carbohydrate

2g

Sugars

1g

Protein

6g