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Algerian Bourek Chicken


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  • 1 lb. chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • salt and pepper
  • parsley
  • 1 onion
  • chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • laughing cow cheese
  • 1 egg
  • Phyllo pastry


Servings 6
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

In a saucepan, brown the onion and chopped garlic. Cut the chicken into small cubes.

Add the salt, pepper and cinnamon and turn occasionally for 5 minutes. Cool slightly and move to a bowl or casserole dish. Add the egg, mix well.

Add two portions of cheese sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Cool 10 minutes before serving the meal.

Step 2

Filo dough: fill your filo sheets with a small piece cheese (Laughing Cow) add chicken mixture and close. Cook well in a pan until golden on both sides Serve immediately.

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  • Chicken breast
  • 6 -8 bacon slices
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 small jar semi-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Carefully slice the chicken breasts, forming a pocket, without cutting right through.
  2. Fry the breasts until golden brown on both sides.
  3. Layer bacon slices on a chopping board.
  4. Place the chicken breast on the far left, and top with spinach leaves, semi-dried tomatoes and cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Roll the chicken breast in the bacon slices, folding it closed as you go.
  6. Cook in the oven for 20 minutes at 375°F.
  7. Serve, and enjoy!

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Algerian Bourek Chicken is my favorite Algerian dish. Can you substitute laughing cow cheese for another type of cheese?

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Algerian Bourek Chicken is my favorite Alegrian dish. Can you substitute laughing cow cheese for another type of cheese?

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