7 Day Challenge: Dinner on the table in under 30 minutes- Sunday

11 Dec

Chicken, Leek & Potato Pie

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 leeks, trimmed, halved, washed, sliced
  • 400g coliban potatoes, peeled, diced into 1cm cubes
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 small barbecued chicken, skin and bones removed, meat shredded (see note)
  • 1 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 1 sheet frozen ready-rolled puff pastry, partially thawed

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add leek and potatoes. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until leeks are tender but not coloured.
  2. Sprinkle over the flour. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from heat and gradually add stock, stirring. Return to medium heat. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until mixture comes to the boil. Add chicken and cheese. Season with salt and cracked black pepper.
  3. Spoon chicken mixture into a 5-cup capacity, 26cm (top) ceramic pie dish. Place pastry over filling. Press edges to seal. Trim excess pastry. Cut a small cross in the centre. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until pastry is puffed and golden. Stand pie in dish for 5 minutes. Serve.

Notes & tips

  • You will need 2 cups of shredded chicken for this recipe.

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