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Simple chicken and mushroom pie for a hearty lunch: the filling turns out very juicy

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Chicken and mushroom pie for lunch. Source: thespruceeats.com

Chicken and mushrooms are the perfect combination for a hearty meal. They can make a great filling for a pie. For the base, it is best to make shortcrust pastry as it will be very crispy.

The idea of making a hearty pie with chicken and mushrooms for lunch was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Yulia Symonchuk (yuliia.senyc). For the dough, you need to use ice water.

Simple chicken and mushroom pie for a hearty lunch: the filling turns out very juicy

Ingredients:

  • flour - 200 g
  • cold butter - 100 g
  • egg yolk - 1 pc.
  • ice water - 3 tbsp.
  • baking powder - 1/4 tsp.
  • salt - 1/3 tsp.

Ingredients for the filling:

  • chicken fillet - 250 - 300 g
  • mushrooms - 250 g
  • oil for frying

Ingredients for the sauce:

  • eggs - 3 pcs.
  • cream 20-30% or sour cream - 200 ml.
  • grated cheese - 100-150 g
  • spices to taste (curry for yellow color, paprika, chili)

Method of preparation:

Simple chicken and mushroom pie for a hearty lunch: the filling turns out very juicy

1. Add salt and baking powder to sifted flour.

2. Add cool butter.

Simple chicken and mushroom pie for a hearty lunch: the filling turns out very juicy

3. Grind this mixture into crumbs.

4. Add egg yolk and cold water.

Simple chicken and mushroom pie for a hearty lunch: the filling turns out very juicy

5. Knead the dough. If the dough crumbles, add more water.

6. Put the finished dough in the refrigerator for 30-40 minutes.

Simple chicken and mushroom pie for a hearty lunch: the filling turns out very juicy

7. Fry fillet and mushrooms in butter until golden brown.

8. Add spices to taste.

Simple chicken and mushroom pie for a hearty lunch: the filling turns out very juicy

9. Take the dough out of the refrigerator, roll it out and cut a circle 24 cm in diameter.

10. Put into the mold and form the sides.

Simple chicken and mushroom pie for a hearty lunch: the filling turns out very juicy

11. Pierce the base with a fork and bake at 200 degrees for 10 minutes.

12. For the sauce, combine eggs, cream, grated cheese and spices.

Simple chicken and mushroom pie for a hearty lunch: the filling turns out very juicy

13. Put the flling on the baked dough and pour the sauce over.

14. Bake at 200 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

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