Chicken (Or Turkey) Cheese Crepes

Chicken (or Turkey) Cheese Crepes Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

I love to change up holiday leftovers into different dishes so that my family and I don't get tired of them. This is another one of those dishes using leftovers.

This looks like a lot of steps, but it truly goes together quickly. I often times will just use purchased crepes that makes it even faster.

Rating:
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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CREPES:

1 c
flour
1 1/2 c
milk
2
eggs
1 Tbsp
cooking oil
1/4 tsp
salt

CHEESE SAUCE:

6 Tbsp
butter
1/3 c
flour
1 dash(es)
salt
2 c
milk
1 c
water
1 Tbsp
instant chicken bouillon
1/2 c
gruyere cheese, shredded
1/4 c
dry white wine
2 Tbsp
parsley, snipped
1/8 tsp
tabasco
2 oz
mushrooms, sliced and drained

FILLING:

7 oz
frozen peas
2 c
chicken or turkey, cooked and chopped
2 Tbsp
pimiento, chopped
paprika, optional

How to Make Chicken (Or Turkey) Cheese Crepes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Crepes:
    Mix all crepe ingredients in a bowl and beat with a rotary beater until blended.
  • 2Heat a lightly greased 6-inch skillet. Remove from heat.
  • 3Spoon in about 2 tablespoons of batter; lift and tilt skillet to spread batter.
  • 4Return to heat; brown on one side only. Remove crepe to paper towel.

    Repeat to make 16- 18 crepes; greasing skillet occasionally.
  • 5Cheese sauce:
    In a medium saucepan melt butter. Stir in flour and salt.
  • 6Add milk, water and chicken bouillon granules all at once. Cook and stir over medium heat till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes more.
  • 7Stir in cheese, wine, parsley and Tabasco.
  • 8Remove 1 cup of the cheese sauce and set aside.
  • 9Stir drained mushrooms into remaining sauce.
  • 10Filling:
    Cook peas according to package directions; drain.
  • 11Combine peas, chicken or turkey, pimento and the 1 cup reserved cheese sauce.
  • 12Spread about 1/4 cup filling over the unbrowned side of each crepe, leaving a 1/4 inch rim around edge.
  • 13Roll up crepe. Place, seam side down, in a 12x7x2 inch baking dish.
  • 14Repeat with remaining crepes.
  • 15Pour the remaining cheese sauce over crepes. Sprinkle with paprika, if desired.
  • 16Cover; bake in a 375F oven for 18-20 minutes or till heated through.
  • 17Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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About Chicken (Or Turkey) Cheese Crepes

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American