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

Cook

15+

Minutes*

Servings

32

 

Calories

110

Per Serving

Protein

6g

 

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

Calories110
Fat9g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Sodium55g
Carbohydrate2g
Sugars1g
Protein6g

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