Chicken Fajita Crescent Braid

Take the fajita flavors you love and wrap them in a tender pastry crust. It's easy with a Crescent Recipe Creations™ flaky dough sheet.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
small boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1x1/2x1/2-inch strips
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
small onion, thinly sliced
1/2
cup green or red bell pepper strips (2x1x1/4 inch)
1/4
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
2
cups shredded Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)
1
egg white, beaten
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll dough onto cookie sheet; press to 8x12 inches.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; stir in chili powder, salt and garlic; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned. Add onion and bell pepper strips; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until chicken is no longer pink in center and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 Spoon chicken mixture in 4-inch strip lengthwise down center of dough. Top with salsa; sprinkle with cheese. With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on long sides of dough within 1/2 inch of filling. Alternately cross strips over filling; press edges to seal. Brush with egg white.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Cut crosswise into slices.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    750mg
    750%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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