Poultry leftovers pie

    1 hour 10 min

    This is my latest way to deal with the leftovers from a roast chicken and I am sure it would work with turkey or even pheasant. My partner loves it - when did any guy not love pie!

    ChristineH

    Gloucestershire, England, UK
    1 person made this

    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 1 dessertspoon butter
    • 6 medium mushrooms, sliced
    • 5cm piece leek, thinly sliced
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 dessertspoon plain flour
    • 75ml white wine or stock
    • 75ml milk
    • 1 pinch dried thyme, or to taste
    • 1 handful chopped leftover poultry
    • 1 ready rolled sheet puff pastry

    Method
    Prep:40min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

    1. Make the pie filling: melt the butter in a pan over medium heat, then add the mushrooms, leek and garlic and season well. Cook until the mushrooms give up their liquid and are tender.
    2. Sprinkle with the flour, stir well to coat and cook the flour a bit (about 1 minute).
    3. Add the stock, milk, thyme and cooked meat ensuring the meat is coated in sauce and the sauce is thickened and not lumpy. Taste and adjust seasoning. Set aside to cool down a bit.
    4. Pre heat your oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    5. Cut your pastry lid and set aside. Line the rim of your selected pie dish with a thin strip of pastry (use trimmings to be frugal). Fill your pie dish with the filling. Fix on the lid, put some air vents in it. Glaze with a little milk or egg wash.
    6. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown. Serve it with whatever veg takes your fancy.

    Tip

    This is what I make for a pie for 2 people. Increase your quantities if you have more mouths to feed!

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