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Chicken Packets 30 Minute Meal

I love a fancy dinner out as much as the next person. But isn’t there something so happy and comforting about a familiar, simple meal at home? One of my favorite meals as a kid was my mom’s Chicken Packets. These warm, buttery, crispy little golden pockets of goodness stuffed with creamy chicken filling are a perfect end to a busy day. 

Chicken Packets can be ready in as little as 30 minutes. Just put the packets together and while they’re baking toss together a simple salad and you have dinner! 

I suggest cooking chicken breasts in a slow cooker, then shredding the meat and freezing it to have ready for this recipe. My mom used to use leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken, which works really well too. I would also recommend checking your grocery store’s deli to see if they sell pre-cooked rotisserie chicken already shredded. That is what I did when I cooked the Chicken Packets pictured below and it worked out so well!

Chicken Packets 30 Minute Meal

I don’t want to tell you what to do, but… actually, I do want to tell you what to do. Haha! You really should pair your Chicken Packets with an ice cold glass of Tradewinds Slow-Brewed Sweet Tea. NOW you have the perfect meal to curl up with on the couch with big, cozy blankets and your favorite movies.

Chicken Packets 30 Minute Meal

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Chicken Packets 30 Minute Meal

Chicken Packets
Serves 8
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
201 calories
7 g
68 g
13 g
14 g
7 g
80 g
309 g
1 g
0 g
5 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 201
Calories from Fat 116
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 68mg
Sodium 309mg
Total Carbohydrates 7g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. 2 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
  2. 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  3. 1 tablespoon chopped green onions
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  6. 2 tablespoons milk or cream
  7. 2 packages refrigerated crescent rolls
  8. 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  9. 1/4 cup crushed croutons
  1. 1. In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, green onions, salt, garlic powder, and milk. Add chicken.
  2. 2. Separate the crescent roll dough triangles. Arrange two triangles together to form a rectangle and pinch the seams together. Repeat with all dough triangles to create 8 rectangles.
  3. 3. Spoon the chicken mixture evenly onto one half of each crescent roll dough rectangles.
  4. 4. Fold one end of the dough rectangle over the chicken filling and pinch the edges together to create the chicken packet.
  5. 5. Place each chicken packet onto a greased baking sheet; brush with melted butter and top with a sprinkle of crushed croutons.
  6. 6. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
All in All
Chicken Packets 30 Minute Meal

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Chicken Packets 30 Minute Meal

8 Comments on Chicken Packets – 30 Minute Meal!

  1. Susan Evans
    September 4, 2017 at 7:01 pm (3 months ago)

    Yum! These look delicious and different than the way I normally make chicken for my family.

  2. Jess
    September 4, 2017 at 7:33 pm (3 months ago)

    These look yummy and super quick to make! Thanks for the easy meal idea:))

  3. Kristi
    September 4, 2017 at 9:14 pm (3 months ago)

    These sound really good! They kinda of remind me of a no fry empanada.

  4. Melissa
    September 4, 2017 at 9:55 pm (3 months ago)

    These look great and easy to make! I look forward to trying them and then playing with different ingredients and variations! Thank you for the idea!

  5. Katie
    September 4, 2017 at 10:07 pm (3 months ago)

    Looks very good!! Love how simple it is!!

  6. Alice Mills
    September 4, 2017 at 10:20 pm (3 months ago)

    These sound delicious. And so easy to make. Thank you for this recipe!

  7. Chelsea Bolks
    September 5, 2017 at 1:45 pm (2 months ago)

    These look beyond amazing! I can’t wait to try these out my family will love them!!


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