Recipe

Chicken, mushroom and brie quiche

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 55 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Filling
  • 1 sheet frozen shortcrust pastry, thawed
  • 30 gram butter
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 150 gram button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup shredded barbecued chicken
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 60 gram brie, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley or basil
  • 2 rashers rindless bacon, finely sliced
  • rocket, to serve

Method

Chicken, mushroom and brie quiche
  • 1
    Preheat oven to hot, 200°C. Lightly grease a deep 20cm quiche pan.
  • 2
    Ease pastry into a prepared pan, trimming edges. Allow to rest for 15 minutes. Bake blind for 10 minutes. Remove paper and filling. Bake for further 5 minutes. Cool. Reduce oven to moderate, 180°C.
  • 3
    FILLING: Meanwhile, melt butter in a frying pan on high. Saute onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes, until tender. Remove to a plate. Saute mushrooms in same pan, until liquid has evaporated. Arrange the chicken and onion mixture in prepared pastry case. In a jug, whisk together eggs, cream, milk, brie and parsley. Season to taste. Pour mixture over filling. Sprinkle with bacon.
  • 4
    Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until firm and golden. Top with rocket and serve with salad.

Notes

This is a great way to use up leftover roast chicken.

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