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Chicken Phyllo Bundles with Herbed Sabayon

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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  • Portion size 8

Ingredients

  • 8 8chicken breast, boneless, skinlesschicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspDijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsppepper
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 8 8thin slices prosciutto
  • 16 16sheets phyllo pastry
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupbutter, melted

Herbed Sabayon

  • 4 4egg yolkegg yolks
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspchicken stock
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspdry vermouth
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupfinely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspfinely chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspfinely chopped fresh oregano or fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp 1tbsplemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
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Preparation

Cut chicken in half horizontally almost but not all the way through; open like book. Brush with mustard; sprinkle with pepper and salt. Lay 1 prosciutto slice on each breast; fold breast over to enclose.

Place 1 sheet of phyllo on work surface, keeping remainder covered with damp towel to prevent drying out. Brush with butter; top with second sheet. Centre 1 breast on phyllo about 2-inches (5 cm) from short edge; fold edge over chicken. Fold sides over and roll up. Place, seam side down, on greased rimmed baking sheet; brush with butter. Repeat with remaining chicken. (Make-ahead: Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.)

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for about 45 minutes or until golden and chicken is no longer pink inside.

Herbed Sabayon:
In large heatproof bowl or top of double boiler, whisk egg yolks until pale; whisk in stock and vermouth. Place over simmering water; whisk for about 8 minutes or until thickened and frothy. Whisk in parsley, basil, oregano, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Serve with chicken bundles.

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