Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. for English Chicken Pie Recipe

  2. 1 chicken

  3. 1/2 pound veal fillet

  4. 4 ounces bacon

  5. 3 hard-cooked eggs

  6. 1/4 pound mushrooms

  7. 2 tablespoons butter

  8. Pepper and salt to taste

  9. Chopped parsley

  10. Puff-pastry

  11. Stock

  12. 1 egg

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cut fowl into small joints, season these with salt and pepper.

  2. Slice veal thinly, line bottom of fireproof dish with this, place on top a layer of chicken.

  3. Chop mushrooms finely, saute them in butter in small stewpan; sprinkle half of this over pieces of chicken, then layer of hard-cooked eggs, over that thin slices bacon and chopped parsley.

  4. Continue in this way until all ingredients are used up and the fireproof dish is full; fill dish three parts full with stock.

  5. Put a strip of pastry round the edge of dish, wet this lightly with water, cover the pie with puff-pastry rolled out to the proper size and thickness; press down the paste on to the wet edge of paste, trim round.

  6. Decorate the paste at the edge according to taste; brush over pie with beaten egg, make a slit in the center of the lid, and place a circle of pastry leaves round it.

  7. Put pie in moderate oven, and bake about 1 1/2 hours.

  8. Pour in a little stock before serving. .


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