Chicken pie

2013-10-25
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 1:10 h
  • Ready In : 1:25 h

 
If you want to prepare something special but have few ideas, we suggest this delicious chicken pie. It’s a very pleasant pie and simple to prepare! If you going to receive visits this recipe is an excellent option. Bon appetit!!!

Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken breasts (about 800 grams (1 3/4 pounds))
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 50 grams (1 3/4 ounces) raw bacon
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 medium onion
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) shortcrust pastry
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) grated cheese
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. For the béchamel sauce:
    2. Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.

    Step 2


    1. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.

    Step 3


    1. Place the chicken breasts cut into pieces, the coriander, the Worcestershire sauce, the peeled garlic, bacon cut into pieces, nutmeg, pepper and the salt in a food processorChicken pie | Food From Portugal and pulse until well chopped.Chicken pie | Food From Portugal

    Step 4


    1. Place the olive oil and the chopped onion in a frying pan and saute until the onion start to turn slightly golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add the chicken mixture, stir and cook over medium-low heat about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat and drain the chicken with a colander; set aside.

    Step 5


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

    Step 6


    1. Combine together the béchamel sauce, the cream and the egg yolk.

    Step 7


    1. Grease a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with butter, line with the shortcrust pastry and prick the bottom with a fork.Chicken pie | Food From Portugal

    Step 8


    1. Place the chicken over the pastryChicken pie | Food From Portugal and drizzle with the béchamel mixture. Sprinkle with grated cheeseChicken pie | Food From Portugal and bake until golden brown, about 40 to 45 minutes.

    Step 9


    1. Turn off the heat and serve.

Chicken pie

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 1137


Total Fat: 76 g(98%)

Saturated Fat: 26 g(129%)

Cholesterol: 341 mg(114%)

Sodium: 790 mg(34%)

Total Carbohydrate: 35.5 g(13%)

Protein: 76.5 g

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