How to Make a Great Chicken Pie

November 11, 2019
Chicken is recommended for healthy diets, and today we'll bring you a delicious chicken pie recipe.

Chicken pie is a simple and delicious dish for any gathering with friends or family. As shown in an article published in Food & Nutritional Research, chicken is a food that’s packed full of nutritional value and is a good addition to any healthy, balanced diet. It’s also high in protein. So, read this article to learn how to prepare a delicious chicken casserole.

Chicken pie is a popular recipe all around the world. Every country has their own way of preparing it. Today we’ll be suggesting a version with apples, vegetables, cheese, and ham, ideal for lunches, snacks, or dinner. You’ll love it!

Chicken pie.

Chicken pie ingredients

  • Breadcrumbs
  • 9 oz of onion
  • 4 oz of tomato
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 large apple
  • Pie pastry
  • 4 fl oz of water
  • 1 red or green bell pepper
  • A cup of grated cheese
  • 1 oz  butter
  • 8 fl oz of cooking cream
  • 16 oz of chicken fillets
  • 1 small can of ham pate (4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup of diced tomato or tomato paste
  • 1 cup of chopped ham
  • 1 chicken stock cube

Read this article too: Grandma’s Delicious Chicken Stew Recipe

Instructions

Pie filling

  • First, dice the chicken breasts
  • Then, cut the apple into slice
  • After that, mix them with the ham, grated cheese and pate.

With this mixture we’ll enjoy the intense flavor of the ham, the texture of the chicken, the creaminess of the pate and the sweet touch of the apple.

Pie topping

  • First, beat the eggs in a bowl
  • Then add the cream and stir well until you have a smooth mixture

Vegetable filling

  • Cut the tomato, pepper and onion into small pieces
  • Drizzle a little oil in a frying pan and heat
  • Then add the onions and peppers to the pan and fry on a low heat
  • Once the onion browns and the peppers soften, add the tomato
  • Next, you’ll need to prepare the sauce. Boil the water in a pot and dissolve the chicken stock cube.
  • When the stock cube is completely dissolved, add in the tomato paste
  • Stir thoroughly, and then pour it over the fried vegetables
  • Fry it on a high heat for 2 minutes to reduce the sauce

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Preparing and baking the chicken pie

Once the fillings are ready, butter a baking dish and evenly coat the inside with bread crumbs. Set the pie dough into the dish, making sure it evenly covers the shape and size of the dish. Now, you can start assembling your chicken casserole.

Chicken pie.

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a baking tray with butter and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  • Arrange the pastry for the pie, adjusting it well to the mold.
  • Add the ham and chicken mixture, distributing it evenly.
  • Pour on the sauce, and spread it all over the surface.
  • Add the egg and cream mixture.
  • To finish, put the pie in the oven and let it bake for 30 or 40 minutes.

This chicken pie is a perfect dish for any gathering and it can serve at least 4 people. What’s more, while you can always enjoy it warm, it’s also delicious cold. Because of this, it could also be a good option for an outdoor excursion.

  • Marangoni F, Corsello G, Cricelli C, et al. Role of poultry meat in a balanced diet aimed at maintaining health and wellbeing: an Italian consensus document. Food Nutr Res. 2015;59:27606. Published 2015 Jun 9. doi:10.3402/fnr.v59.27606
  • Chicken and mushroom pie. (s.f.). En Wikipedia. Retrieved on April 27, 2018 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicken_and_mushroom_pie