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Chicken, kale & mushroom pot pie

Chicken, kale & mushroom pot pie Chelsie Collins

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It’s…

  • 1 large onion, finely chopped

    Onion

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    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 3 thyme sprigs, leaves picked
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 350g chicken breasts, cut into small chunks
  • 250g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • 300ml chicken stock
  • 100g crème fraîche
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 100g kale

    Kale

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    A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and…

  • 2 tsp cornflour, mixed with 1 tbsp cold water
  • 375g pack puff pastry, rolled into a circle slightly bigger than your dish
  • 1 egg yolk, to glaze
  1. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil over a gentle heat in a flameproof casserole dish. Add the onion and cook for 5 mins until softening. Scatter over the thyme and garlic, and stir for 1 min. Turn up the heat and add the chicken, frying until golden but not fully cooked. Add the mushrooms and the remaining oil. Heat oven to 200C/180 fan/gas 6.
  2. Add the stock, crème fraîche, mustard and kale, and season well. Add the cornflour mixture and stir until thickened a little.
  3. Remove from the heat and cover with the puff pastry lid, pressing into the sides of the casserole dish. Slice a cross in the centre and glaze with the egg. Bake for 30 mins until the pastry is puffed up and golden.  http://stokvideolar.com