A traditional and old-fashioned pie that is delicious, creamy and rich. Perfect for when you need a fine and fancy dinner in a jiffy. This is a great chicken pie recipe for when you need to eat healthy comfort food that wont break the bank.
Turn this classic chicken pie recipe into a delicious family favourite. It goes well dressed with salad greens.
View steps to make French-Style Chicken Pie French-Style Chicken Pie Ingredients 2 Short-Crust Pastry Ready-made and Larger size. 600 g Chicken Fillets (breast or thigh) cut into dice. 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Onion Finely Chopped 1 Garlic Clove Crushed 150 ml Chicken Stock 250 g Veggies (e.g. Peas, Corn kernels, Diced Carrots) 1 Tbsp French Mustard 1 Tbsp Dried Tarragon Pinch Salt To taste Pinch Pepper To taste 2 Tbsp Cornflour 2 Tbsp Water 1 Egg Yolk Beaten, for glazing
Add ingredients to shopping list Utensils Making the French-Style Chicken Pie Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and fry the diced chicken fillets over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until it changes colour. Add the onion and crushed garlic clove and continue to fry for 2 minutes more until the onion softens. Add the chicken stock, veggies, french mustard and dried tarragon. Stir well to combine. Season to taste with the salt and pepper. Stir the cornflour and water into the chicken and stock mixture to form a paste. Cover the pan and turn down the heat to let it gently cook for 20 minutes. Stir once or twice during this time. Remove from the heat and allow to cool for about 5-10 minutes. Pre-heat the oven to 180°c. Lightly grease a 24cm pie dish and line it with one of the short-crust pastry sheets. Spoon the cooled chicken filling and sauce into the pastry case, then cover with the other sheet of short-crust pastry. Cut one or two small slits in the pastry to let the steam escape. Brush the beaten egg yolk over the pastry. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes until the pastry is golden. Notes & Tips
Serve with mashed potatoes or a mixed green salad.
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