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Homemade Chicken and Leek Pie

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Written by ClareWithTheHair

On Sunday I was craving something homely, something warm and something that felt like a serious comfort food but is really very good for you and this is when we decided a homemade pie ticked all the boxes and this Homemade Chicken and Leek Pie did not disappoint. It was clear plates all around. Try this Homemade Chicken and Leek Pie – Family Meals for yourself and share the results with me.

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Takes less than an hour from start to finish.

  • Ingredients:
  • 200g Chicken Breasts 
  • 3 Large Leeks 
  • 150g Garden Peas
  • 1 Glass of White Wine 
  • 150ml Chicken Stock 
  • 1 tsp Cornflour 
  • 2 Cloves of crushed Garlic
  • 2tbs Wholegrain Mustard
  • 1tsp Cracked Black Pepper 
  • 1tsb Butter
  • 1/2 Sheet Ready Rolled Puff Pastry
  • 1 Egg 
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Method:

1/ Chop and wash the Leeks and place in a heavy bottomed pan with the butter, have this on a medium heat cook until the leeks are soft

2/ Chop the chicken in to 1/4 inch pieces and add this to the leeks – Cook until the Chicken becomes white 

3/ Add the Garlic, Mustard and Pepper – cook for 1 minute

4/ Add the White Wine and reduce this down to 1/4 of a glass – turn the heat up for this 

5/ Add the Chicken stock and reduce this down to less than 50mls – turn the heat up for this 

6/ Add the Peas – turn the heat back to medium 

7/ Mix in the Cornflour and cook for 3 minutes on a medium heat 

8/ Place into your pie dish and allow to  (I used a 1lb loaf tin) 

9/ Unwrap the Puff pastry and Cut to size – place onto of the cold chicken and leek mixture.

10/ Beat the Egg and use a Pastry brush to glaze the pastry

11/ Place in a warm oven 180 for 35 minutes

12/ Serve with a nice green salad and a cold glass of wine! Enjoy…….

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