1.Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan forced. Grease 8 x 1 1/2-cup round ovenproof dishes. Place dishes on 2 baking trays.
2.Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Cook and stir chicken, in batches, for 5 minutes or until browned and cooked. Transfer to a heatproof plate.
3.Add garlic to pan; cook and stir for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Return chicken to pan. Add sauce, coconut cream and vegetables; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until sauce and vegetables are heated.
4.Spoon chicken mixture into prepared dishes.
5.Place pastry sheets on a flat surface. Cut 1 pastry disc from each sheet, using a 14cm diameter plate as a guide. Brush rim of each dish with egg; top with pastry. Fork edges to seal. Brush tops with any remaining egg. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
6.Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Reserve 4 pies; cool. Serve remaining pies with salad.
Makes 8 Use pork leg steak or beef mince instead of chicken. Serve chicken satay pies with rice.
Only have 4 ovenproof dishes? Freeze half the satay chicken mixture in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Thaw in fridge overnight and continue recipe from Step 3. Time: Allow extra cooking time for twice as many ingredients. It will take longer, but it’s not always double. The pan: It’s best to cook in a wider, not deeper saucepan.