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Chicken Fajita Crescent Braid

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Chicken Fajita Crescent Braid
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
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Braid your way to a satisfying Chicken Fajita Crescent Braid that's sure to put smiles on your family's faces. Chicken fajita braid lets you get bold flavor in a flash. Take everything you love about fajitas and wrap it up in a tender Pillsbury™ Crescent Dough Sheet. This easy-to-assemble chicken fajita braid is a fun way to get your kids involved in the kitchen. They'll have a blast helping you fold the tasty ingredients in this hearty chicken fajita braid.
Updated Apr 20, 2021

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Original Crescent 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 salsa
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)
  • 1 egg white, beaten

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    This Pillsbury™ crescent chicken fajita looks elegant and complicated, but it's as easy as crossing one layer over the next.
  • tip 2
    Kitchen scissors are great to have on hand. Besides making cuts in the dough, they are also good for snipping herbs, cutting up chicken pieces and other kitchen tasks.
  • tip 3
    Want more kick? Increase chili powder amount.
  • tip 4
    Serve with guacamole, salsa or sour cream. Sprinkle cilantro on top for a fresh topper!

Nutrition Information

360 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 21g Protein, 20g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
200
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
750mg
31%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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