Chicken and mushroom pie

Step by step recipe:

  1. 7 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #1
    Roll out 200 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée), prick all over and line a high-sided pie tin or mould (e.g. spring-form).

    Leave about 1 cm (1/2 inch) overlapping the edge.

    Put to wait in the fridge.
  2. 5 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #2
    Roll out 200 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée), prick all over and put to wait in the fridge.
  3. 5 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #3
    Cook 300 g cooked chicken (if not already cooked) and dice.
  4. 7 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #4
    Roughly chop the parsley, Prepare and chop 70 g shallot.
  5. 2 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #5
    Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan on medium heat, add shallot, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

    Set aside.
  6. 7 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #6
    Prepare 400 g mushrooms, peel and dice.

    Using the same frying pan and 2 tablespoons olive oil, fry the mushrooms.
  7. 15 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #7
    When the mushrooms are browned, add the shallot and diced chicken, mix well and add 200 ml cream, salt and pepper.

    Leave on low heat to reduce until there is hardly any liquid left.

    Check seasoning.
  8. 15 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #8
    To finish, add the parsley and mix well.

    Leave to cool.
  9. 3 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #9
    Preheat the oven to 410°F (210°C).

    Tip the filling into the pie case. Do not press down.
  10. 2 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #10
    Glaze the overhanging edge of pastry with beaten egg yolk.
  11. 2 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #11
    Place the pastry "lid" on top and press down the edge to seal.
  12. 3 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #12
    Trim off the excess pastry with scissors.
  13. 2 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #13
    Finish by glazing the top.
  14. 25 min.Chicken and mushroom pie : Photo of step #14
    Bake for about 25 minutes.

Remarks:

It is important to choose the right sort of mushrooms for this recipe. Try not to use the classic button mushrooms which give off a lot of water. If possible, use drier types like oyster mushrooms or shiitake.

Source:

Home made.

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