Recipe: One pot chicken pie

One pot chicken pie. Picture: Instagram

One pot chicken pie. Picture: Instagram

Take weeknight dinners to the next level with this simple and delicious dish.

Ingredients

2 tbsp butter⁣
2 cloves garlic, crushed⁣
1 onion, chopped ⁣
1 punnet button mushrooms, sliced⁣
2 cups leeks, sliced⁣
¼ cup butter⁣
¼ cup cake flour ⁣
2 cups chicken stock ⁣
1 large roasted chicken, shredded⁣
1 tin dessert & cooking cream
1 tsp dried thyme⁣
Salt and pepper, to taste⁣
1 roll puff pastry, thawed⁣
1 egg, beaten⁣

Method

1. Lightly sauté sliced onions and garlic in butter. Add mushrooms and leeks, and fry for 5 minutes.

2. Add a ¼ cup butter and slowly stir in the flour to form a paste. Gradually add the chicken stock, stirring constantly. Continue cooking for 10 minutes until sauce thickens.⁣

3. Add the shredded chicken to the thickened sauce, along with the cream. Add the dried thyme and season to taste.

4, Simmer gently for 5 minutes until heated through.⁣ Pour mixture into an ovenproof dish.

5. Cover with pastry and trim the edge. Use a fork to press and seal the edges.

6. Brush with egg wash and cut a small cross into the center to allow steam to escape.⁣

7. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 180°C or until golden brown. Garnish with fresh thyme and serve.

 

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