Want a light chicken bread that is filled with juicy filling and can be the center of attention on the table? This is the best bread with chicken recipe that is soft and fluffy.
Chicken bread is made of soft fluffy chicken and juicy chicken and cheese filling. The Bread with chicken filling is baked in an oven until it has a golden crust.
2 hours 30 minutes
Ingredients for assembling chicken bread
Ingredients for marinating chicken breast cubes
Make the dough by mixing all ingredients into the dough yeast, egg, butter, salt, and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
Cook the marinated chicken in a pan until tender. Then remove from the pan and set aside.
In the same pan heat oil and fry flour. Gradually add milk to make a roux. Now, add the chicken back to the roux.
Also, add the veggies and give it a stir. Let the veggies soften a bit.
Now add cheese, cilantro, and green onions. Mix well and let the cheese melt.
Then remove the filling from the heat and let it cool enough to handle.
The dough has doubled. Spread one part of the dough with a rolling pin into a rectangular shape.
Spread the ketchup on the rolled dough. Then place half of the filling on the center of the rolled dough. Make slits on the sides of the dough with the help of a sharp knife as shown in the image.
Now fold the strips by overlapping to form a braid and secure the ends by pressing them together. Repeat the process and fold the remaining dough into a braided chicken bread.
Let the dough of chicken bread rise for 30 minutes. Beat an egg and brush over the bread. Now sprinkle sesame and nigella seeds on the bread. Preheat oven for 15 minutes at 350 F.
Bake for 30 minutes until fully cooked. Remove from oven and let it cool for 15 mins.
By Mariam Sodawater