How to prepare CHICKEN PIE

CHICKEN PIE

Ingredients

2 packets of puff pastry 1 egg, whisked to brush on pastry.

Filling

4-fillet chicken breast cut into cubes 1/2 an onion chopped finely 2 tablespoons of butter 2 cloves of garlic chopped finely 1 cup of mix veggies ( optional) 2 cups of sliced mushrooms Half a cup of double cream or fresh cream. 1 tablespoon of chicken ala king powder mix or flour Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon of chicken braai masala 1 teaspoon of aromat

Method

In a very hot pan, add a tablespoon of butter and fry mushrooms till all moisture has cooked away and it starts turning a brown /caramelized. Now set aside in a bowl.

In the same pan on high heat, add butter, onion, chicken, garlic, salt and black pepper and spices and fry for five minutes, add mix veg, stir fry until all moisture has cooked away, add cream and flour or chicken a LA king mix and stir. Add mushrooms and stir, set aside to cool, then put in fridge to chill completely.

Preheat oven on 200 degrees, grease a large baking tray.

Don't roll out puff pastry, just lay it open on floured surface, cut each square in half, now you have four pieces of puff pastry, now place enough filling to cover half of each piece of pastry. Fold over each piece of pastry and press closed with fork. Egg wash each pie. Place on baking tray and bake until golden brown, 25-30 minutes.

You can make smaller pies as well by cutting the pastry into smaller squares. Or one whole pie.

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