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Easy chicken pie

Easy chicken pie

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This one-pot chicken dish can also be adapted for a veggie option

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal462
fat16g
saturates7g
carbs53g
sugars10g
fibre4g
protein29g
low insalt0.93g
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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 400g pack skinless chicken thighs, cut into chunks
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 325g can sweetcorn, drained
  • 6 tbsp crème fraîche
  • handful parsley or basil leaves, chopped
  • 750g potatoes, cut into chunks

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Heat the oil in a large saucepan then add the onion and chicken. Fry for 5-10 mins until the onion is soft and the chicken is golden. Pour over the stock, bring to the boil, then simmer for 20 mins until the chicken is cooked. Stir in the corn, then 3 tbsp crème fraîche and the herbs.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, boil potatoes until soft. Drain and mash with remaining crème fraîche. Spoon the chicken mix into 4 pie dishes and top with mash. Place on a baking tray, then bake until potato is golden.

RECIPE TIPS
MAKE IT VEGGIE
Spicy Tex-Mex pie – Fry the onion with 1 chopped red pepper, ½ chopped butternut squash, 1 finely chopped red chilli and 1 tsp ground cumin for 5 mins. Stir through 400g can tomatoes and the corn; simmer for 15 mins. Add chopped coriander, top with mash, then cook as above.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2009

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