Monday, August 27, 2012

For your Face: Chicken Pie (recipe)

Bring me my pie! 

Yesterday my momsi arrived for dinner, so I decided to make a chicken pie. I had never made one before and with the help of my sister and roommate, we whipped up an amazing chicken pie! It was a such a great afternoon, you know one of those late lunches that carry on into the night. Here is how to make one of your very own. 

You will need:
  • chicken cut up into bite sized pieces
  • an onion, finely chopped
  • some garlic 
  • mushrooms
  • two rolls of puff pastry
  • one packet on brown onion soup
  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • a knob of butter
  • 1 cup of milk
  • a handful of grated cheese
What to do:

  1. Saute the onions and garlic
  2. Add the chicken and brown
  3. Add the mushrooms, and cook until softened
  4. Melt the butter in a separate saucepan
  5. Add the flour and stir until you make a nice ball
  6. Add the milk and then use a whisk to stir continuously
  7. Once thickened, add the cheese
  8. Stir until melted and removed from heat
  9. Make the brown onion soup according to the packaging 
  10. Add the chicken to a large mixing bowl, then add the brown onion soup and the cheese sauce
  11. Place a sheet of pastry on the bottom of your dish
  12. Add the chicken mixture
  13. Add another sheet of pastry on the top and paint with egg
  14. Place in the oven at 180C for about an hour