Chicken pie with a carrot thatch
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
- 1 large carrot or 2 small
- 1 large potato or 2 small
- 2 tbsp butter , melted
- 1 slice cooked ham
- 3 chicken breast fillets
- 3 tbsp frozen peas , defrosted
- 4 tbsp double cream
- STEP 1
Ask a grown-up to heat the oven to 200C/180C fan, then boil the carrot and potato whole for 5 minutes, then put them in a bowl of cold water to cool down. When cold, peel them carefully.
- STEP 2
Grate the carrot and potato (cut them into chunks first if you are using a rotary grater).
- STEP 3
Put the grated carrot and potato in a large bowl, add the melted butter and mix it all together.
- STEP 4
Cut the ham into small pieces using scissors or a small knife, then cut the chicken into pieces.
- STEP 5
Put the chicken and ham in a pie dish with the peas and cream and give everything a stir.
- STEP 6
Spoon the carrot thatch onto the pie and ask your grown-up helper to put the pie in the oven for 50 minutes or until the chicken and topping are cooked through.