Recipe

Chicken and mushroom party pies

  • 40 mins cooking
  • Makes 24 Item
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Ingredients

Chicken and mushroom party pies
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small brown onion (80g), chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 400 gram minced (ground) chicken
  • 100 gram button mushrooms, chopped finely
  • 2 teaspoon plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) pouring cream
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives
  • 3 (sheets) shortcrust pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten lightly
  • 2 (sheets) puff pastry
  • 2 teaspoon sesame seeds

Method

Chicken and mushroom party pies
  • 1
    Heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat, cook onion and garlic, stirring, 5 minutes or until onion softens.
  • 2
    Add chicken and mushrooms, cook, stirring, until chicken changes colour. Add flour, cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  • 3
    Gradually stir in cream, cook, stirring, until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in chives, cool.
  • 4
    Preheat oven to 200°C. Oil two 12-hole (2-tablespoon/40ml) deep flat-based patty pans.
  • 5
    Cut 24 x 7cm rounds from shortcrust pastry, press into pan holes. Brush edges with a little of the egg.
  • 6
    Spoon chicken mixture into pastry cases. Cut 24 x 6cm rounds from puff pastry, top pies with puff pastry lids. Press edges firmly to seal, brush tops with remaining egg, sprinkle with sesame seeds. Cut a small slit in top of each pie.
  • 7
    Bake pies 20 minutes or until browned lightly. Stand in pan 5 minutes before serving.

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