Thursday, September 3, 2009

CHICKEN PIE


A very tasty pie with crunchy crust and lightly creamy filling. You'll need chicken, tomato, corn kernels, béchamel sauce, parmesan cheese... Get the ingredients and let's do it!






300g flour
3/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 tbsp baking powder
1 pinch of salt
100g cold butter, cut into cubes
1 egg
100ml cold milk

Filling
1 chicken breast, boiled and shredded
1 onion, diced
1 seedless tomato, diced
1/2 cup cooked corn kernels
250g béchamel sauce
2 eggs
100g creamy requeijão
3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

Directions
Sift together flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt. Rub with your fingertips the cold butter. Add milk and egg, kneading just until is incorporated. Cover with a plastic and chill for 15 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350˚F.
Roll out the dough and cover a 25cm round pan, pick with a fork and bake for about 20 minutes, until the dough is lightly golden brown.

Filling
Fry onion in a little oil. Add tomato and fry. Stir chicken, corn kernels and béchamel sauce. Cook a little more. Let to cool slightly.
In a bowl, whisk eggs, requeijão and Parmesan cheese. Stir chicken. Place the filling over the baked dough and let to bake again for 20 minutes or until the filling is set.

Serve: 10 portions.



9 comments:

  1. This looks very good; I really enjoy all the ingredients in this one and would enjoy a nice wedge of this for dinner. Perfect with a little side salad, I think.

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  3. I loce chicken pie, your`s looks so delicious!

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  4. MMMMMMMMM,..your chicken pie looks stunning!! tasty!

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  5. That looks absolutely delicious!

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  6. That looks brilliant, very different to my chicken pie. Any left to spare?!!

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