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Greek Chicken Pie Turnovers

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Greek Chicken Pie Turnovers


  • Preheat oven to 180*C (350*F).
  • Place a nonstick pan over high heat and let it get very hot.
  • Put the chicken fillets in a bowl and add some olive oil, salt and pepper. Stir to coat.
  • Add the fillets to the hot pan and brown on both sides.
  • In the meantime, place the herb sprigs on the bottom of a small baking pan that is just large enough to hold the fillets.
  • When the chicken is ready, add the garlic and butter to the pan and let the butter melt.
  • Transfer the fillets to the baking pan, placing them directly over the herbs. In this way, all of the aroma from the herbs will soak in to the chicken while cooking.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until cooked through.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set them aside to cool for 5-10 minutes.
  • Chop in to small cubes and transfer to a bowl.
  • Add the cream cheese, mustard, lemon zest, lemon juice, coriander, salt and pepper. Mix until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • To prepare the pies, cut each sheet of phyllo (6 sheets) in to 3 pieces along the width and place them one on top of the other.
  • Drizzle the first piece with some olive oil and add a heaping tablespoon of filling.
  • Fold it over on itself to create a triangle.
  • Repeat the same process with the remaining sheets of phyllo dough and filling.
  • Transfer triangular pies to a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Drizzle with some olive oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake for 35 minutes, until golden and crunchy.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
12 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
21 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
33 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
7 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
20 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
2 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
13 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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