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CHICKEN/ASPARAGUS CREPES PAULA

Chicken and Asparagus Crepes

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen, 2008

Prep Time:
10 min
Inactive Prep Time:
hr min
Cook Time:
20 min

Level:
Easy
BEST TO CUT ASPARAGUS INTO PIECES = COULD USE MORE
SPICES

Serves:
4 servings

Ingredients

* 2 tablespoons butter
* 1 can cream of mushroom soup
* 1/2 small onion, chopped
* 1/8 cup dry sherry
* 1/4 cup shredded fontina cheese
* 1 cup chopped cooked chicken
* 8 asparagus spears, steamed until crisp-tender
* Savory Crepes, recipe follows
* 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking dish.

In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add cream of mushroom soup and onion and cook for 2 minutes, Stir in sherry, fontina cheese and chicken. Cook until cheese is melted.

Spoon 1/4 cup chicken mixture down center 1/3 of each crepe. Place 2 asparagus spears over chicken mixture. Fold edges of crepe over filling, and place, seam side up, in prepared baking dish. Sprinkle 1/2 cup Swiss cheese over crepes. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and crepes are hot.
Savory Crepes:

* 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1 1/4 cups milk
* 1 large eggs
* 1 egg yolk
* 1 tablespoons butter, melted

In a medium bowl, combine flour and salt. In another medium bowl, whisk together milk, egg, egg yolk, and butter. Gradually add flour mixture to milk mixture, whisking until smooth.

Heat an 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Spoon 2 1/2 tablespoons of batter into skillet; cook for 30 to 45 seconds. Loosen crepe with a spatula, and carefully turn over. Cook for 30 to 45 seconds; transfer to plate. Repeat procedure with remaining batter, stacking crepes on a plate.

Yield: 4 servings

Printed from FoodNetwork.com on Mon Jun 15 2009

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