Chicken and tomato spirals are tomato based pastry snacks that are lightly seasoned with herbs and spices.


  • 500g ready to roll puff pastry (shop purchased)
  • 2 tomato, grated
  • 1 teaspoon Italian dried herbs (shop purchased)
  • 1/4 onion, grated
  • 1/4 green pepper,grated
  • 2 cloves garlic,finely chopped
  • 1 chicken breast, diced
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Oil
  • 65g tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 sprigs spring onion,chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon coriander and cumin powder


  1. Remove the pastry from the freezer and allow it to defrost at room temperature.
  2. For quicker results leave the pastry in the fridge overnight.
  3. In a heated pan add enough oil to cover the base of the pan.
  4. Stir in the grated onion and garlic.
  5.  Allow the onion and garlic to simmer until it softens.
  6.  Add in the grated green pepper and diced chicken.
  7. Stir in the chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander and cumin powder.
  8.  Allow the mixture to simmer for 30 seconds.
  9.  Add in 1 sprig of finely chopped spring onion and grated tomato.
  10. Allow the tomato mixture to simmer for 5 minutes.
  11.  If the tomato and chicken mixture tends to stick to the base of the pan, a little water can be added.
  12.  Season the mixture with Italian herbs, salt and sugar.
  13.  Add in the tomato paste and stir the mixture well.
  14.  Stir in the remainder sprigs of spring onion and simmer the mixture for a further 2-3 minutes.
  15.  Remove the tomato and chicken mixture from the stove top and allow it to cool.
  16.  Unroll the pastry sheet onto a floured surface.
  17.  Add the tomato and chicken mixture onto the surface of the pastry sheet. Ensure that the tomato mixture is evenly distributed on the surface of the pastry.
  18.  Add in the grated cheese. Roll the pastry lengthwise to resemble a Swiss roll. Cut the roll into 2cm thick slices.
  19. Bake the tomato and chicken spirals on 180 degrees or until golden brown. Allow the tomato and spirals cool before serving.