Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie

Bidfood UK

Bidfood UK

Standard Supplier 11th October 2016

Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie

From roasted chicken to stuffed chicken breast, chicken recipes are vast and varied. With a range of cooking methods and flavours to choose from, chicken recipes are a great way to exercise your chef skills. Why not give the following Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie recipe a try?

Ingredients

  • 2 x 625g puff pastry sheets
  • 80g salted butter
  • 250g cut leeks
  • 1.6kg diced chicken
  • 250g Loscoe Castle gammon ham
  • 80g plain flour
  • 600ml UHT whipping cream
  • 30g coarse grain mustard
  • 5g Chef William tarragon
  • 1 medium egg

Method

1) Defrost the pastry sheets, if frozen.
2) Melt butter in a thick bottomed pan and add the defrosted leeks, saute until soft
3) Add the chicken and seal the meat, add the ham and stir in the flour, cook out for 2 minutes.
4) Gradually add the cream and then add mustard and tarragon.
5) Simmer until the chicken is cooked, pour into a pie dish.
6) Cover the top with pastry and brush with beaten egg.
7) Bake at 200⁣°C for 35-40 minutes until pastry is browned and crisp.