easy chicken pie

easy chicken pie

easy chicken pie

We’ve simplified this family favourite, making it a quick, easy and delicious supper.

  • 40 mins
  • 4
  • Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • olive oil, for frying
  • 4 chicken breasts, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 80ml cake flour
  • 250ml milk
  • 310ml chicken stock
  • 240g packet sundried tomatoes in oil, chopped with the juice
  • 3ml smoked paprika
  • handful thyme, leaves picked
  • 250ml frozen peas
  • squeeze lemon juice
  • 4 sheets phyllo pastry

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Heat the oil on high and fry the chicken and onion until browned. Season. Sprinkle over the flour and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Slowly stir in the milk, then the stock and cook for 5 minutes while stirring. Stir in the sundried tomatoes, paprika, thyme, peas and lemon juice and heat through. Season. Spoon into a greased 30cm dish.
  3. Scrunch up the phyllo and place on the chicken. Spray generously with cooking spray. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until crisp and golden.

FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE PHOTOS: DYLAN SWART

Magazine issue date: August, 2019


Margie Els-burger

About Margie Els-burger

In 2018 I’m going to be happier with less. Most things I spend money on just end up cluttering my home. I’d rather save up for a lovely holiday with my family.

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