Chicken Mummies

Chicken Mummies These chicken mummies are perfect for a fun but healthy Halloween dinner to fuel your little ghouls and goblins for a long night of trick-or-treating. They are also a hit at adult Halloween parties. This recipe can be tailored quite easily: chicken tenders can be marinated in your choice of marinade before cooking; different flavored tortillas can also change the look and taste. Serve with your choice of condiments; salsa, guacamole, and sour cream go well, as do barbecue sauce or even ketchup.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 15 mins

    TOTAL : 5 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper.

  • Heat a non-stick skillet or spray a skillet with non-stick cooking spray over medium-high heat; cook chicken until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to a plate to cool enough to handle.

  • Wrap each chicken piece with a tortilla strip, starting at 1 end and overlapping tortillas when starting a new strip and leaving a gap at the top for the ‘face’. Place ‘mummies’ on a baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until until tortillas are crisp and chicken is no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes. Cool mummies for about 5 minutes; place 2 olive slices on each ‘mummy’ for the ‘eyes.’

Per Serving: 312 calories; protein 21.7g; carbohydrates 66.9g; fat 3.4g; cholesterol 32.3mg; sodium 693.8mg.