Easy Braided Chicken Bake

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Easy Braided Chicken Bake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

This chicken bake is surprisingly easy to make, and super tasty, too!

Updated October 16, 2018
Pillsbury Crescents
Make with
Pillsbury Crescents


  • 1
    can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1
    cup shredded oven-roasted chicken
  • 1/4
    cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4
    cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
  • 1
    tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1
    teaspoon curry powder
  • 1
    egg yolk, beaten


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place silicone baking mat on cookie sheet with sides or line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2
    On baking mat, unroll dough into 1 large rectangle; press perforations and edges to seal.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix chicken, bell pepper, cheese, mayonnaise and curry powder. Spoon chicken mixture lengthwise down center of dough. Using sharp knife, cut 1-inch-wide strips of dough on both sides of chicken mixture. Bring dough strips up over chicken mixture, crisscrossing to form braid.
  • 4
    Using pastry brush, lightly brush egg yolk over top of dough.
  • 5
    Bake about 20 minutes or until top is light golden brown.

  • Substitute oven-roasted turkey for the chicken.
  • Add 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion for additional crunch.

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