Jan 11, 2013

Quick One Pot Chicken Pie

One pot chicken pie
This one pot chicken pie recipe is really easy and so simple. All it needs is a few ingredients and just one big skillet, and you can make a delicious meal for an entire family in minutes. It’s also ideal when you’re planning to have many guests over and do not have time to make many complex or time consuming dishes. You can even free it for 1-2 days for reusing. The best part is you can cut the slices and wrap in cling film and give to your kids in their lunch box the next day or have as breakfast with coffee! You can easily make the vegetarian version of the same buy replacing chicken with chickpeas, pumpkin, potatoes, zucchini, eggplant or any other vegetable of your choice.

Makes 6 to 8 servings
Time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1 1/2 cups milk
1 1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
2 tablespoons butter
1 large onion, diced
7-8 sliced fresh mushrooms
4 cups shredded cooked chicken (Boil the chicken and shred with a fork)
2 cups frozen cubed hash browns
1 cup long sliced carrots
1 cup frozen peas
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley/coriander
Pastry Crust
1 8-9 inch refrigerated piecrust
1 egg white

Recipe of Filling:
  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Melt 1/3 cup butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add flour/maida, and cook, whisking constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Gradually add chicken stock and milk, and cook, whisking constantly, 6 to 7 minutes or until thickened.
  • Remove from heat, and stir in Creole seasoning.
  • Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in a pan and add onion and mushrooms, and sauté 10 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken, hash brown, carrots, peas and parsley, and sauce.

Prepare the Crust:
  • Place 1 piecrust inside a lightly greased 10-inch cast-iron skillet (thick bottomed kadhai).
  • Spoon all chicken mixture over piecrust, and top with remaining piecrust.
  • Whisk egg whites and brush top of piecrust with egg white. Cut 4 to 5 slits on top of the pie for steam to escape.
  • Bake at 350° for 1 hour to 70 mins or until golden brown.

How to make Creole seasoning
This recipe makes 1 1/4 cups (20 tablespoons) of Creole seasoning
2 tablespoons onion powder
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 tablespoons dried oregano
2 tablespoons dried basil
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon black pepper
1 tablespoon white pepper
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
5 tablespoons paprika
3 tablespoons salt
In a small bowl, combine onion powder, garlic powder, oregano, basil, thyme, black pepper, white pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika and salt. Mix well in a shaker or in a grinder for 30 seconds. Store in an airtight container.


Post a Comment


Taste & Flavours Template by Ipietoon Cute Blog Design