Chicken/Turkey, Leek and Mushroom Pie

Servings 4 people


  • 500 g Chicken or Turkey (diced)
  • 150 g Mushrooms
  • 15 g Butter
  • 1 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 300 ml Milk
  • 1 Stock Cube
  • 1 Pack of Puff-Pastry


  • Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F, gas mark 7). Heat oil in a frying pan and brown the turkey/chicken. Add the leeks, mushrooms and fry for about 10 mins until softened and slightly caramelised.
  • Meanwhile. make a white sauce: melt the butter in a small saucepan and add the flour, stirring well with a wooden spoon to make a paste. Cook for 1 min. Pour over the milk a little at a time, whisking continually until you have a thick sauce. Crumble in the stock cube and season with pepper to taste.
  • Mix the turkey/chicken mixture with the sauce and pour filling into a deep pie dish. Grease the edges of the pie dish with a little butter. Roll out the pastry and transfer to the pie dish to make a lid. Trim the pastry from around the edges and press down to seal.
  • Brush milk or egg over the pastry to glaze it. Prick it with a fork and place in the oven at 220°C (425°F, gas mark 7) for 15-20 mins. The pastry should be risen and golden brown when you take it out.
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