Chicken Pie | How to make Chicken Pie

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ByLinu Freddy
Created on 30th Jul 2015
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  • By Linu Freddy
    Created on 30th Jul 2015

About Chicken Pie

I have to admit, pastries have always been my nemesis. After reading up on my pastry basics, I realised the points to keep in mind are to work with only your fingertips, use ice cold water and that the amount of water is just a guideline.

Chicken Pie is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in European. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Chicken Pie is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Chicken Pie at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only few minute for the preparation and 40 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Chicken Pie by Linu Freddy in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Chicken Pie at your home without any difficulties. Chicken Pie is one of the representative dishes of European which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves4People

Video for key ingredients

  • Homemade Chicken Stock

  • Homemade Short Crust Pastry

Chicken Pie

Ingredients to make Chicken Pie

  • Shortcrust Pastry Ingredients:-
  • 280gm plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 125 gram cold butter
  • 125ml iced water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Ingredients for the filling:-
  • 300gm boneless chicken pieces (small)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 2 carrots (diced)
  • 150gm peas
  • 150gm corn kernels
  • salt to taste
  • parsley thyme and pepper for seasoning
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 3-4 tablespoon fresh cream

How to make Chicken Pie

  1. Preparation method for the Shortcrust Pastry:- Strain the flour and salt together.
  2. Chop the butter into small pieces and rub into the flour using your fingertips up till the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
  3. Next add water and lemon juice into these dry ingredients to make a stiff dough. Make sure that you knead it well.
  4. Coat the dough with a foil and keep to refrigerate for 1 hour or so. After this time period, roll out the dough on a floured surface to the thickness of one eight of an inch. Next line the flan case and prick the base, also trim the edges.
  5. Pre-bake (line with greaseproof paper and sprinkle with dried beans or rice) in a preheated oven at 200 degree Celsius for 10 minutes.
  6. Separate the beans, then spoon the filling and cover with a thinly rolled shortcrust pastry. Clean the edges and brush the top with a beaten egg, bake this for another 20 minutes until golden.
  7. Preparation method for the Filling:- Take a pan and heat olive oil in it. Put in the onion and saute until it appears clear. Add in the carrots and fry this mixture for a couple of minutes.
  8. Put in the chicken pieces and saute this for 3 to 4 minutes on a medium flame. Add the seasonings of salt, pepper, parsley, thyme and bay leaf, fry this for another couple of minutes.
  9. Next step is to put in a half cup of water or chicken stock and bring it to boil. Once the water reduces itself, add the peas and corn kernels and let this simmer.
  10. In the meantime, heat the butter in another pan and add in the flour, stir this continuously until it is well blended without any lumps.
  11. In the end add the cream and blend it well, now add this mixture to the chicken. Remove the pan from the heat as soon as the sauce starts thickening.
  12. Set this filling aside to cool.

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Pranav Shah2 years ago
Lovely presentation
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