Sunday, September 2, 2007

chicken pie

from mamafami's fotopages...

Crust :
400 g flour (sifted)
200g margarine /butter
pinch of salt
7 - 8 tablespoons water (from the fridge)

Filling :
450g chicken fillet (diced)
100g Cheddar cheese (grated)
1 onion (diced)
1/2 red capsicum (diced)
3 sprig spring onion (chopped)
1 1/2 cup fresh milk
2 eggs (boiled and quartered)
1 egg (for glazing)
60g margarine
2 tablespoon oil salt and pepper
2 tbsp flour

Method :

- Margarine + flour + salt, make into breadcrumbs.
- Add water till soft dough is formed.
- Divide into 2 portions and let it rest for at least 20 minutes

Filling :
- Heat oil and fry diced chicken fillet till cooked. Leave aside.
- Melt butter and braise onion till soft. Add in flour.
- Add fresh milk, little at a time and stir well. When it's thick, off the fire.
- Put in the cooked chicken, capsicum, spring onion, salt and pepper and grated cheese.

- Roll thin the dough for the base. Put it in the pie dish. Poke with fork.
- Bake for 20 minutes in a pre-heated oven at 180 c.
- Put half of the filling onto the baked base. Arrange the eggs and whatever you want to put in eg. boiled carrots, peas or potatos.
- Put the other half of the filling.
- Roll thin the second portion of the dough to cover the filling. Trim the edges and press with a fork to seal. Make small slits on top.
- Decorate as desired with the remaining dough.
- Brush with beaten egg and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 C for 40 - 45 minutes

My review:

i made it into small chicken pie. with this recipe i was able to make 16 small pies...lovely...the filling, i put in diced potato and mixed vegetables and cooked together with the chicken...definitely will make this again and again and again..perhaps with different fillings...


MamaFaMi said...

Terima kasih sudi cuba resipi di page mama. Glad you liked it...

hasenah said...

will try for dinner..sounds superb. thanks n anticipate further resipi from dear mama.