Rappy Pie (Acadian Food)

Recipe by NoraMarie
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins




  • Cook chicken, onions, carrots, celery, and salt in water to cover.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for about 2 hours.
  • Remove skin and bones and cut chicken in small pieces.
  • Strain broth.
  • Peel potatoes, grate very fine like you would make potato pancakes.
  • Or puree in blender.
  • Working with 2 cups at a time, squeeze it in a clean cloth to remove as much liquid as possible {save liquid}.
  • Empty potato into a large bowl {the potatoes will look like snow}.
  • Measure liquid and discard, measure an equal amount of the very hot broth and gradually mix in the grated potatoes.
  • {Potato will swell}The potato will change color.
  • Spread 1/2 in a greased pan 15x20 and cover with chicken, spread the rest on top.
  • Dot with butter, it will make the crust golden brown.
  • Bake at 400 until top start to brown {30 minutes}.
  • Lower oven to 350 and continue baking for another 2 hours.
  • This may be made with beef, clams etc.
  • You can serve it with pickles.