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Chiccken and Leek Pie - sooooo nice

Discussion in 'SW Winter Warmer Recipes' started by hexe, 1 April 2014 Social URL.

  1. hexe

    hexe Full Member

    I thought I'd give the SW Chicken and Leek Pie a go last night and it was so nice that I had to stop my kids from licking their plates :drool:
    We actually agreed it tasted like Chicken Supreme without the major calories, 0 Syns on EE

    For 4 good eaters, I used:
    The mash:
    500 g potatoes
    150 ml chicken stock
    some parsley
    a tiny bit of ground nutmeg (optional)

    Boil the potatoes, mash them, add the stock, herbs, salt, pepper, seasoning to taste and set aside
    Meanwhile preheat your oven to 180 - 190 C

    The filling:
    350 ml chicken stock
    2 leeks, chopped up
    350 g carrots, chopped up
    150 g peas
    100 g sliced mushrooms
    500 g cooked chicken
    salt and pepper
    tarragon (optional)

    Place the ingredients in a pot and let simmer for about 15 - 20 minutes, until carrots and leeks have softened,
    Add herbs, salt and pepper to taste
    Transfer the filling into a pie dish/oven-proof dish
    Spread the mash evenly over the top, I actually used a beaten egg spread onto the mash for some extra browning
    Bake in the oven for about 20 - 25 minutes, or until the mash (+egg) turns nice and golden
    Serve with vegetables of choice and ENJOY!
    Last edited: 1 April 2014
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  3. celtic-chick

    celtic-chick Silver Member

    This sound yum.Thanks for posting
  4. mrsmako

    mrsmako Full Member

    I will be trying this :)
  5. LullaBelle

    LullaBelle Member

    Definitley trying this!
  6. Ardzgrly88

    Ardzgrly88 Full Member

    Have to try this :)
  7. nicolajr1986

    nicolajr1986 Full Member

    I did this yesterday and found if you mix a little bit of smash into the chicken mix it thickens the stock like a gravy... we also use our cheesey healthy extra on top xx
  8. blades4life

    blades4life Gold Member

    Gonna try the pie on Monday xx sounds delicious x
  9. Lucky7

    Lucky7 Gold Member

    Wow - just made this (it's in the oven now). There's loads of it!! I reckon 6 portions with side veggies - or 4 generous portions if that's all we're having. Looks and smells delicious!!
  10. Made this boxing day using leftover turkey, really was fab!
  11. ChelleFeegan

    ChelleFeegan Full Member

    This sounds gorgeous. Will defo be trying :)
  12. sammibee

    sammibee Member

    I had defrosted some chicken and didn't know what to do with it, now I do :) And neither hubs nor the wee one will suspect that it's healthy!
  13. Samantha26

    Samantha26 Silver Member

    Oh this sounds nice, will be making a veggie version of this
  14. edinemma

    edinemma Full Member

    Thanks for posting, this sounds lovely!
  15. kerry-b

    kerry-b Full Member

    I made this tonight and it was gorgeous! I added some philadelphia to make it really creamy and used instant potatoes for quickness. And yes, I did lick the plate lol
  16. not_lar_croft

    not_lar_croft Silver Member

    going to try this with my leftover turkey x
  17. marybobs

    marybobs Silver Member

    Sounds amazing. My other half will love this :) will add it to next weeks menu

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