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Chicken and Asparagus Crepes

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Medium

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes

Servings: 6-8



  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 small chopped onion
  • 1/8 cup dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup shredded fontina cheese
  • 1 cup cooked chopped chicken
  • 8 steamed until crisp-tender asparagus spears
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 large eggs
  • 1 egg yolk


Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly grease a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking dish.

In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add cream of mushroom soup and onion and cook for 2 minutes, Stir in sherry, fontina cheese and chicken. Cook until cheese is melted.

Spoon 1/4 cup chicken mixture down center 1/3 of each crepe. Place 2 asparagus spears over chicken mixture. Fold edges of crepe over filling, and place, seam side up, in prepared baking dish. Sprinkle 1/2 cup Swiss cheese over crepes. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and crepes are hot.

Savory Crepes:

In a medium bowl, combine flour and salt. In another medium bowl, whisk together milk, egg, egg yolk and 1 tablespoons melted butter. Gradually add flour mixture to milk mixture, whisking until smooth.

Heat an 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Spoon 2 1/2 tablespoons of batter into skillet; cook for 30 to 45 seconds. Loosen crepe with a spatula, and carefully turn over. Cook for 30 to 45 seconds; transfer to plate. Repeat procedure with remaining batter, stacking crepes on a plate.

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