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mediterranean philo pockets with spicy apricot dip

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a recipe by
Bob Cooney
Cottonwood Heights, UT

Here is something very unique and unusual... This Recipe is the " Creation " of Brandi Kirkpatrick and Fireman Bob Cooney It is... " Mediterranean Philo Pockets with Spicy Apricot Dipping Sauce " by Brandi Kirkpatrick and Fireman Bob Cooney One day, Brandie and I were joking around, we talked about " joining " forces and creating a Unique dish! Well, I am here to say... The " joking and kidding " has produced something very special. We hope that you all enjoy! Sincerely, Brandi Kirkpatrick and Fireman Bob Cooney

★★★★★ 1
serves 6 to 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For mediterranean philo pockets with spicy apricot dip

  • 2 c
    chopped cooked and seasoned chicken
  • 12
    baby bella fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 4
    green onions, finely sliced
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried sage - chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme - chopped
  • 1/2 c
    golden raisins, chopped
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese - room temp
  • 8 oz
    feta cheese - crumbled
  • 1 stick
  • 1 pkg
    frozen philo dough, thawed
  • spicy apricot dipping sauce
  • 1 c
    apricot jam
  • 2 tsp
    grated horseradish or to taste
  • 4 tsp
    lime juice
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • kosher salt to tatse

How To Make mediterranean philo pockets with spicy apricot dip

  • 1
    In a large skillet, saute mushrooms in butter. Add green onions, raisins, chicken and spices. Heat through. Let cool for 5 minutes. In a large bowl, combine mushroom-chicken mixture with cream cheese and Feta. Gently fold together until well combined. Set aside. Carefully work with the Philo dough, you will need to have a damp paper towel or cloth to keep the dough you are not working with from drying out.
  • 2
    Melt butter, Cut Philo dough into 2-1/2 inch strips, Take 2 thin sheets and brush with butter. Place one hearty teaspoon scoop of chicken-mushroom mixture onto the end of the buttered strip. Carefully, fold dough in a triangle pattern, like folding a flag. Place on a cookie sheet. Repeat until the cookie sheet is full. Coat triangles with butter and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • 3
    Spicy Apricot Dipping Sauce Combine all ingredients and mix, You can service this dipping sauce heated or chilled. Brandi and I hope You Enjoy!!!