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How to make Chicken Pie

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The Nigerian Chicken Pie recipe



For the Filling:

  • 1 Pound Ground Chicken
  • 1 Cup Potatoes Diced
  • 3/4 Cup Carrots Diced
  • 1 Onion Small Diced
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 Tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 Seasoning Cube
  • Salt To Taste
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 Tsp Curry Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Water

For the Pie Pastry

  • 4 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 140 g Butter 10 Tbsp
  • 140 g Margarine 10 Tbsp
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • A Pinch of Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Nutmeg optional
  • 4-5 Tbsp  Water or Milk


  • For the Filling:
  • Preheat the cooking Oil in a pan, add the dice Onions and saute over medium heat stirring constantly it until it becomes translucent.
  • Add the Ground Chicken (minced Chicken) and cook it until it's no longer pink.
  • Add the seasoning cube, Black pepper, Chili powder and salt to taste together with the diced potatoes and Carrots and leave to cook until the vegetables become tender.
  • In a small bowl, combine the Flour and water and mix it together until the until the mixture is no longer lumpy.
  • Pour the Flour and water mixture over the Chicken pie filling and leave it to simmer for about a minute. That is it for the Nigerian Chicken Pie filling.
  • For the Pastry:
  • Combine the Butter, Margarine, and Flour together in a large Bowl and use your hands to massage the Fat into the Flour until it becomes crumbly.
  • Add the water, a little at a time until a slightly stiff but workable dough is formed.
  • Knead the Dough for about a minute or even less, the lesser the better.
  • cover it up with a plastic wrap and place it in the Fridge to chill for about 20 minutes
  • Just before you take it out from the Fridge
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F
  • Crack one large Egg inside a Bowl and set it aside
  • Also, either line your baking pan with parchment paper or a foil paper (the dull side facing you) and rub it with some Butter/Margarine and set aside
  • Let's finish up the Nigerian Chicken pie recipe
  • Now take Pastry Dough out from the Fridge and place it back on a floured the work surface and roll it out to your desired thickness
  • Trim the edges and cut out the pastry into rectangles of your desired size
  • Fill the pastry with the chicken pie filling, but don't overfill so that you will be able to close the Pie easily
  • Brush the edges of the Pie pastry with the whisked Egg, and fold the dough over to close it up and crimp the edges with a fork
  • Use the remaining whisked Egg to brush the surface of the Chicken Pie
  • Finally, use a Fork to prick the surface of the Pie (Please watch the video above if necessary)
  • Place the Pies inside the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes or thereabout, till golden brown.
  • Enjoy your Nigerian Chicken pie with a Cup of Tea or Milk for Breakfast or as a snack.


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