Chicken Brussels pie


Chicken Brussels pie
This is a novel twist on the well known cottage or shepherd's pie idea (minced meat topped with mashed potato). Why not try this "Brussels" pie with a mixture of mashed potato and Brussels sprouts on top of chopped chicken?
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Last modified on: February 23th 2020

For 6 people, you will need:

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37 min.47 min.1 hour 24 min.
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Stage 1 - 10 min.
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Peel and rinse 300 g Brussels sprouts and cut into quarters. Put on to boil in a large pan of salted water.

Stage 2 - 8 min.
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Stop cooking as soon as the sprouts are tender. Take out of the pan and cool rapidly under running water.

Drain thoroughly.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Coarsly chop the sprouts.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Chop 200 g cooked chicken into small pieces.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Prepare 1 shallot.

Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan on medium heat. When good and hot, add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper.

Cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Add the chicken and fry, stirring from time to time.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Add 150 g liquid cream, mix well and leave on low heat to thicken.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Add the chopped parsley at the end.

Set aside.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
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Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Butter a gratin dish.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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Spread the chicken in the bottom of the dish.

Stage 11 - 3 min.
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Mix the sprouts with 300 g potato purée.

Stage 12 - 3 min.
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Spread this mixture on top of the chicken.

Stage 13 - 3 min.
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Grate 50 g Comté cheese.

Stage 14 - 2 min.
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And spread over the top.

Stage 15 - 30 min.
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Bake for 30 about minutes, keeping an eye on how the top is browning.

Your Chicken Brussels pie is ready,

Remarks

If you don't have Comté cheese, use another type suitable for grating.

The chicken can also be replaced with leftovers of another kind of meat.

It is worth noting that French "purée" is softer and much richer that traditional British "mash", so makes more of a gratin topping than a pie crust.

Keeping:

A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,902 Kcal or 7,963 Kj78 gr80 gr173 gr
95 %30 %8 %26 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
175 Kcal or 733 Kj7 gr7 gr16 gr
9 %3 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
317 Kcal or 1,327 Kj13 gr13 gr29 gr
16 %5 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Potato puréePotato purée: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Aligot, Oxtail Parmentier, Upside-down Parmentier, Potato and two ham gratin, Sausage with duchess potatoes and a Mont d'Or fondue , ... All
Brussels sproutsBrussels sprouts: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pork chops with a duo of brassicas, Oven-roasted Sprouts, Sautéed Green Vegetables, Brussels sprout salad, Veal Chop With Assortment of Vegetables, ... All
Cooked chickenCooked chicken: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chicken and Avocado Salad, Lemony chicken and radish salad, Avocado, artichoke and chicken salad, Quick chicken curry, Rice and peas, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio tiramisu, Thin endive tart, Eggs en Cocotte à la Française, Creamy artichokes, Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines, ... All

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