How to Cook My Favorite Chicken and Leek Pie

Delicious pie! Great way to get kids to eat veg! And very tasty for a dinner party too! Winner all round!

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How to Cook My Favorite Chicken and Leek Pie Recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

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Remove outside leaves and any brown bits of leeks

Remove outside leaves and any brown bits of leeks

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Cut in half length ways

Cut in half length ways

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Wash!

Wash!

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Slice length ways

Slice length ways

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Bunch lengths together

Bunch lengths together

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Slice into cubes

Slice into cubes

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Melt butter in a frying pan

Melt butter in a frying pan

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Once it's bubbling....

Once it's bubbling....

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Add leeks

Add leeks

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Whilst leeks starting to fry get mushrooms sliced

Whilst leeks starting to fry get mushrooms sliced

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Like this...

Like this...

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Stir leeks occasionally

Stir leeks occasionally

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Once leeks softening, move to outside of pan and add a little more butter

Once leeks softening, move to outside of pan and add a little more butter

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Add mushrooms

Add mushrooms

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Whilst that's all cooking chop chicken up into bite sized pieces

Whilst that's all cooking chop chicken up into bite sized pieces

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Stir mushrooms and leeks

Stir mushrooms and leeks

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Season

Season

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Add garlic if using

Add garlic if using

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Add stock

Add stock

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Add cream, I'm using clotted cause it's what I have left over. You can use double or single what ever you prefer

Add cream, I'm using clotted cause it's what I have left over. You can use double or single what ever you prefer

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Allow it all to melt and come to simmer

Allow it all to melt and come to simmer

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Taste!

Taste!

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Season of required! It depends on your stock....

Season of required! It depends on your stock....

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Turn off heat. Add chicken.

Turn off heat. Add chicken.

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Stir in and leave to cool

Stir in and leave to cool

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Turn the oven onto 200c

Turn the oven onto 200c

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Lightly grease a pie dish or Pyrex what ever you have that's big enough to contain the filling!

Lightly grease a pie dish or Pyrex what ever you have that's big enough to contain the filling!

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Unwrap puff pastry and roll a little bigger, no rolling pin? Use a cling film roll!

Unwrap puff pastry and roll a little bigger, no rolling pin? Use a cling film roll!

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Put pastry into dish

Put pastry into dish

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Press gently into bottom

Press gently into bottom

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Drain filling and keep "gravy" in a saucepan

Drain filling and keep "gravy" in a saucepan

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Put filling in pastry

Put filling in pastry

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Flatten with spoon

Flatten with spoon

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Fold over shortest sides first

Fold over shortest sides first

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Fold over rest

Fold over rest

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Till it looks like this

Till it looks like this

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Brush with egg wash or milk. This is not essential but makes it look good!

Brush with egg wash or milk. This is not essential but makes it look good!

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Place in oven

Place in oven

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Put timer on

Put timer on

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If like my oven yours books one side first turn it round

If like my oven yours books one side first turn it round

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Set timer again

Set timer again

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Looks cooked but is it?!

Looks cooked but is it?!

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Nope! Bottom needs to be darker

Nope! Bottom needs to be darker

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Put it in again, place on lower shelf to ensure top doesn't burn, repeat until nice colour on bottom

Put it in again, place on lower shelf to ensure top doesn't burn, repeat until nice colour on bottom

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Mean while re heat the gravy

Mean while re heat the gravy

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If it's too thin, take a heaped teaspoon of cornflour

If it's too thin, take a heaped teaspoon of cornflour

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Add a bit of water

Add a bit of water

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Mix

Mix

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Add to simmering gravy and stir

Add to simmering gravy and stir

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Once pastry on side and bottom are golden... Serve!

Once pastry on side and bottom are golden... Serve!

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Enjoy!

Enjoy!

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