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Easy Chicken and Ham Pie

 
Easy Chicken and Ham Pie


 

Easy Chicken and Ham Pie

 

Prep Time ~ 15 mins Cooking Time ~ 35  mins
Approx Cost ~ £10 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 6

 

Ingredients

4 ready - roasted chicken breasts, shredded

100g / 4oz cooked smoked ham, cubed

142ml carton double cream

75ml / 3floz chicken gravy

2tbsp finely chopped tarragon

1 tsp cornflour

½ tsp English mustard

1 block ready made puff pastry

1 medium egg, beaten to glaze

 

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200C, (180C fan oven), gas mark 6.
  • Put the chicken in a large bowl with the ham, and then add the cream, gravy, tarragon, cornflour and mustard. Season with black pepper and mix well together.
  • Spoon into a shallow 1 litre / 1 ¾ pint baking dish.
  • Roll out the pastry on a floured work surface and position over the top of the dish to cover.
  • Trim to fit, and then press the edges down lightly around the rim. Use any left over pastry trimmings to decorate your pie.
  • Brush the egg over the pastry.
  • Cook for 30 - 35 minutes in the preheated oven until the pastry is golden and puffed up.