Chicken and Apricot Parcels

Chicken and Apricot Parcels

Little triangles of bread stuffed with a yummy filling of chicken, apricots and deep fried till golden brown.

Ingredients :
=> 1 tbsp olive oil
=> 1 small Onion, finely chopped
=> 450g chicken mince
=> 25 g dried apricots, chopped
=> 1/2 tsp ground cumin
=> 1/4 tsp chili Powder
=> 20 slices white bread (crusts removed)
=> 1 egg, beaten
=> Oil for deep frying

Chicken and Apricot Parcels
Method :

=> Heat the olive oil in a pan, add the onion and saute for 5 minutes until soft.

=> Stir in the chicken, apricots, cumin and chili and continue to cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool.

=> Preheat the deep fat fryer to 180C/ 350F. Roll each slice of bread with rolling pin until thin then cut each slice in half diagonally.

=> Lightly brush the edges of each triangle with a little beaten egg, and then divide the filling between the bread placing in the center of each.

=> Fold the triangles in half, covering the filling and press the edges together very firmly with a fork.

=> Deep-fry the parcels for a few minutes until brown and cooked through. Drain on kitchen paper. Serve immediately.

=> These can be prepared up to 2 hours before cooking. Refrigerate the uncooked parcels until ready to cook.

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