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Avocado Chicken Bites Recipe

Ready in less than 30 minutes, these quick and easy Avocado Chicken Bites make the perfect lunch, appetizer, or dinner. With cheese, avocado, and chicken all wrapped up in a delicious crescent roll.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocado, Chicken, Easy Appetizer Recipe, Easy dinner recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 379kcal

Equipment

  • Medium Mixing Bowl
  • Pizza Cutter
  • Baking Sheet
  • Pastry Brush

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 cup cooked chicken shredded
  • ¼ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • garlic salt to taste
  • 8 ounces refrigerated crescent roll dough
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together avocado, shredded chicken, cheese, and garlic salt. As you mix, the avocado will break down slightly, turning the mixture green, but that's what it should look like. You can continue to mix until all the avocado is smooth, or you can leave a few larger pieces of avocado in the mixture. Set aside.
  • Lightly dust a work surface with flour and roll out crescent dough.
  • Cut dough into 12 small rectangles. (A pizza cutter works great for cutting)
  • Place a small spoonful of chicken mixture onto the edge of each rectangle.
  • Fold the other side over the top, and press the edges together, sealing in the chicken mixture.
  • After stuffing and folding each pastry, place on a baking sheet.
  • Whisk egg and water together and brush over the top of each pastry.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
  • Cool a few minutes before serving.

Notes

Here are some tips when you’re looking to find just the right avocado:
  • You can test an avocado’s ripeness by squeezing it gently. If you’re holding it in the palm of your hand, it should give ever so slightly when you press on it. If you squeeze it and it’s still very firm, it’s not yet ripe.
  • Avocados can get overripe quickly. If you’re wanting to use an avocado right away (like within a day), go for a ripe one. If you won’t be using it for few days, buy an avocado that isn’t quite ripe yet.
  • You can see an avocado’s ripeness by it’s coloring. Generally speaking, a ripe avocado is a much darker green (almost black). A vibrant green one won’t be ripe for at least a few days.
  • Check beneath the stem. Another quick and easy way to check for ripeness is by removing the small portion of stem on the top of the avocado. If it’s green underneath, it’s ripe. If it’s dark and brown underneath, it’s overripe.

Nutrition

Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 529mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg