Chicken Pie - Cheap and Cheerful

Recipe by JoyfulCook
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • This pie does not have a lining of pastry only a lid on the top.
  • Skin the Chicken and take out any bone - this should leave you with at least 500 grams of meat. cut into chunks.
  • Dice the Carrots, celery and Onions. Crush garlic into the onion.
  • Flour the diced chicken and seal half in a skillet with a small amount of oil pan until it changes color, repeat until all the chicken has been done. place in a bowl.
  • Add some oil into your skillet or non stick frying pan, and slowly sauté the onions, garlic, carrot and the celery for at least 5 minutes.
  • Add the Stock Cubes, seasoning and hot water, bring to the boil, and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the chicken to the vegetables and simmer for a further 15 minutes. a few shakes of Cayenne pepper does bring the flavor out - use sparingly.
  • Add The frozen peas and parsley, and stir. the filling should not need thickening.
  • Place in a pie dish and roll out the pastry and place on top.
  • Cook in a Hot oven for approx 30 minutes.
  • You can make a smaller pie and freeze the other half of the filling.
  • Serve with Garlic mashed potatoes and a vegetable of your choice.