Monday, 20 June 2016
Yesterday I made some puff pastry from scratch using pastry margarine. I tried with butter but it became a mess so I'm sticking to pastry margarine. You can also use readymade Pampas brand puff pastry avialable at baking supplies store or supermarket. I was thinking of baking tuna puffs but change to Chicken pies at the last minute. I made a roux to bind the ingredients together instead of using canned soup. This is my favourite bake and love to see the layers rising up. Feeling very accomplished.
Ingredients for filling:
4 potatoes , steam and cubed
50 gms mixed vegetables
100 gms chicken, cubed
1 onion , cubed
1 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
200 ml chicken stock
1/2 tsp black pepper , 1/2 tsp salt
Heat up pan and add in butter. Add in onions and fry till soft.
Add in chicken cubes to fry till cooked.
Push aside and add in the 1 tbsp of flour.
Fry till brown and pour in the 200ml chicken stock.
Mix till flour is dissolved and mixture thickens.
Add in the potatoes and mixed vegetables.
Stir to combined. Add salt and black pepper to taste.
Mix well, if mixture is dry add in water or stock to desired thickness.
Dish up onto a plate to cool.
Please refer to the other Chicken pie posting for Puff Pastry recipe.