Chicken Turnovers with Mango Chutney

  • Yield: servings


3-- Boneless chicken breasts grilled and diced finely
1package puffed pastry
1/2-- lb brie cheese shredded
-- Basic Egg wash (1 egg + a little water)
-- rub & chutney recipe to follow


Rub down both sides of the breasts very well with SUMMER IN THE SOUTH BAR – B – QUE RUB make sure to really rub it in. Recipe to follow. Let meat rest about 35 minutes to an hour. Preheat grill on high and then turn down to medium. While meat is resting make the mango chutney. Grill breasts about 6 to 8 minutes on each side. Time will vary with the thickness of your chop. Just make sure it is done and not dried out. When done remove from grill and dice into very small cubes, mix into the mango chutney set aside. Lay out your 2 sheets of puffed pastry on to floured surface and cut each sheet into four. Now put about 2 tablespoons of mixture onto puffed pastry and top with brie cheese. Fold over like a turnover brush with an egg wash and bake for about 13 minutes on 400 or until fully puffed and golden brown. Garnish with spiced apple rings, parsley and fresh orange twists and serve. You may also make many little turn overs and use as appitizers. They are wonderful like that and you will not have a single one left!

5 Tbsp sweet and smoky paprika
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 Tbsp salt
1 1/2 Tbsp ground cumin
1 Tbsp ground allspice
1 Tbsp chipotle chile powder
2 tsp black pepper
Just whisk together and store it in an air tight container.

Sweet & spicy mango chutney Southern style
1 Mango, peeled and diced
1/4 cup Apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup Granulated sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
2 green onions diced
1/4 cup finely chopped red cabbage
1 small fresh banana pepper deseeded and diced
1 large clove garlic minced
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp. kosher Salt
1/4 tsp. chipotle chile powder
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
6 cloves
1/4 Ground allspice
1/4 cup Raisins
1/2 Granny Smith apple peeled, cored and diced

Combine all ingredients in a medium sauce pot over medium high heat and bring to a boil and reduce heat and simmer for about 20 to 25 minutes until it thickens.