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Chicken / Turkey Roll Ups With Spinach Filling

- Submitted by Dahlia on 6th Jan 2008

(Spinach Filled Chicken Roll Ups, Spinach Filled Turkey Roll Ups, Spinach Chicken Roll, Spinach Turkey Roll)

Chicken Roll Ups


  • Chicken/ Turkey breast - 1
  • Spinach - 1/2 cup
  • Green chillie - 1
  • Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala - a pinch
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Lemon juice - 2tsp
  • Yogurt - 2 tbsp


  1. Wash the chicken/turkey breast and slice it into thin layers about 1 inch thick.
  2. Mix all the spices (garam masala, chilly powder, ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder and salt) with yogurt and add the lemon juice to it.
  3. Apply the marinade on the chicken/turkey layers and let it rest in the refrigerator for at least half and hour. Overnight marination would be excellent.
  4. While the chicken/turkey rests, heat some oil in a pan. Temper some cumin seeds.
  5. Add the green chillies and spinach with little salt. Let it cook for few minutes until the spinach wilts.Switch off and let it cool.
  6. Once it is cool enough, grind it into a coarse paste.
  7. Spread this spinach chutney on the chicken/turkey layers.

    Chicken Roll Ups Steps

  8. Roll the chicken/turkey as shown in the picture. Use toothpicks to hold the chicken in place.

    Chicken Roll Ups

  9. Fry the rolls in oil or bake it in an oven preheated to 300 degrees for 20 minutes or until done.
  10. Remove the toothpicks and serve. Few drops of lemon juice can be added at the end.

Serving Suggestion

  • Serve the warm chicken roll ups with some ketchup or hot sauce.

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Comment by Shilpi on Tue 3/25/08 1:04 PM
    not a good recipe...............a great one
    I made them 4 my kids and dey wer simply asking 4 more gud job done
Reply :-
    thanks dear.... good to hear that ur kids liked it...

Comment by Elizabeth on Thu 1/24/08 7:03 PM
Good Recipe
    I made this for my teammates at work,everyone loved it..I added little cilantro ,while sauteing the spinach..I added lil more flavour...
Reply : -
    Thats good to hear. i'll also try adding cilantro next time.

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