Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Penny Stretcher
Print
Roasted Chicken Purses
Total:
35 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
35 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup shredded roasted chicken (or any leftover chicken, light and/or dark meat)
  • 3/4 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 lemon, zested
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more for sprinkling
  • 32 small, square wonton wrappers
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan

Directions

In a small bowl combine the chicken, ricotta cheese, lemon zest, thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.

On a dry work surface place 8 wonton wrappers. Place a rounded teaspoon of the chicken mixture in the center of each wrapper. Using a pastry brush, brush the egg wash around the chicken mixture. Bring four corners of the wonton square together over the filling to form a purse. Press the edges together tightly to form a seal. Wipe the board with a towel until dry and continue making batches of 8 with the remaining wonton skins

Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add

the purses and cook until they float to the surface, stirring occasionally, about 4 to 5 minutes. Drain the ravioli.

Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a medium skillet. Turn off the heat, add the cooked pyramids and gently toss. Transfer the pyramids to 4 serving plates. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Categories:

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Roasted Chicken

Prosciutto Purses

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Prosciutto Purses

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Buttermilk Roast Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Nigella Lawson

Roasted Chicken Club

Recipe courtesy of Russell Simmons

Roasted Buddha Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Sam Hazen

English Roast Chicken

On TV

Extra Virgin

7:30am | 6:30c

Extra Virgin

8:30am | 7:30c

Extra Virgin

9:30am | 8:30c

Cupcake Wars

10am | 9c

Cupcake Wars

11am | 10c

Cupcake Wars

12pm | 11c

Cake Hunters

1pm | 12c

Cake Hunters

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30pm | 1:30c

Top 5 Restaurants

3:30pm | 2:30c

Guilty Pleasures

4:30pm | 3:30c

Guilty Pleasures

5:30pm | 4:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Choccywoccydoodah

8pm | 7c

Choccywoccydoodah

8:30pm | 7:30c

Cake Wars

10pm | 9c

Cupcake Wars

11pm | 10c

Choccywoccydoodah

12:30am | 11:30c

Cupcake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Wars

2am | 1c

So Much Pretty Food Here