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Prep Time:
30 mins
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Meal Type:
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Chicken and Broccoli Braid

Beautiful braided crescent roll with chicken and broccoli.



  1. Pre-cook chicken in oven at 350 °F (175 °C) for 20 minutes. Dice chicken into cubes, should be 2-3 cups.
  2. Adjust oven to 375 °F (190 °C). In a large bowl, toss together chicken, broccoli, red bell pepper, garlic, mayonnaise, dill weed and salt.
  3. Unroll crescent roll dough, and arrange flat on a medium baking sheet. Pinch together perforations to form a single sheet of dough.
  4. Using a knife or scissors, cut 1" wide strips in towards the center, starting on the long sides. There should be a solid strip about 3" wide down the center, with the cut strips forming a fringe down each side.
  5. Spread the chicken mixture along the center strip. Spread cheese over the top of mixture (sharp cheddar cheese is also good).
  6. Fold the side strips over chicken mixture, alternating strips from each side. Pinch or twist to seal.
  7. Brush braided dough with the egg white, and press almond slivers gently into top of dough. Bake in the pre-heated oven 25 to 28 minutes, or until golden brown.
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this sounds delicious, however I think I may have to skip this idea at this time. The carbs are higher that I can afford at this time. I'm regulating my blood sugar issues at this time. But I may be willing to try it on family members.
17 Oct 12 by member: CRYSTAL ADAMS
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Nutrition summary:

There are 443 calories in 1 serving of Chicken and Broccoli Braid.
Calorie break-down: 45% fat, 32% carbs, 24% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 204
Calories 443
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 22.63g 35%
  Saturated Fat 8.013g 40%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.571g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.229g  
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 913mg 38%
Potassium 282mg  
Total Carbohydrate 35.79g 12%
  Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%
  Sugars 6.24g  
Protein 26.84g  
Vitamin A 61% Vitamin C 383%
Calcium 15% Iron 94%
of RDI*
(443 calories)
22% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (31%)
Fat (45%)
Protein (24%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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