Lucky Recipes

Sazzy's Chicken & Mushroom Pie

Cooking Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Easy!

Serves: 4

Ingredients

• 3 chicken breasts (sliced into bite-sized pieces)
• 30 button mushrooms (quartered)
• 1 lemon
• 6 cloves garlic (finely diced)
• 1 stick celery (finely sliced)
• 1 large white onion (finely diced)
• 2 cups liquid chicken stock
• 1 teaspoon Lucky Taco Jalapeño hot sauce
• Handful fresh thyme leaves
• Handful fresh sage leaves (roughly chopped)
• Sheet of frozen puff pastry
• 2 large tablespoons creme fraiche
• 1 egg for egg wash
• Salt & Pepper to taste
• 3 tablespoons canola oil

Method

• Place a large pot over medium heat. Add canola oil & butter.
• Sautée onion, garlic & celery & stir until translucent.
• Add mushrooms & stir.
• Add juice of 1 lemon, chicken stock, hot sauce, fresh herbs & stir well.
• Add sliced chicken breasts & stir well.
• Season generously with salt & pepper.
• Leave to cook down & reduce for approx an hour. The mixture needs to be thick pie filling consistency. Very little liquid should remain.
• After an hour or so, add the creme fraiche and mix well.
• TASTE! Adjust seasoning accordingly.
• Remove from the heat & leave to cool.
• Pre-heat oven to 180ºc.
• Once filling has cooled, pour into a baking / pie dish.
• Cover with sheet of puff pastry & coat with egg wash (or bit of milk).
• Bake in the oven for approx 30 mins or until golden brown.
• Serve with buttery sliced green beans or a salad.
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