CURRIED CHICKEN PIE - Thai Food Made Easy
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CURRIED CHICKEN PIE

Curried Chicken Pie

Curried Chicken Pie

Serve:2-3

Ingredients for the stuffing:

250 gram                          Chicken breast-chunky cut
120 gram                          Courgette-chunky cut
80 gram                            Aubergine-chunky cut
80 gram                            Onion-chunky chop
80 gram                            Red pepper-chunky cut
280 ml                              Thai coconut milk
2 tbs                                  Oil
1 tbs                                   Thai red curry paste
1 tbs                                   Sugar
3/4 tbs                               Fish sauce
3/4 tbs                               Oyster sauce
1/4 tsp                                Lime juice
1 pinch                               Salt
25                                       Basil leaves
1                                          Egg
1 roll                                    Ready-made puff pastry

Method

-Gently fry the onion with the oil in the sauce pan. Cook in the low heat until the onion turns translucent. In goes Thai red curry paste and fry for a further 5 minutes.

-Add the chicken, cook for 5 minutes. Then put the sugar, fish sauce and oyster sauce, stir well. In goes the aubergine, courgette, pepper and coconut milk and fold all ingredients together, bring it to boil. Simmer further until the vegetable cooked which approx 12-15 minutes.

-Lastly, add Basil leaves and lime juice, stir and transfer the curry into the pie dish.

-Pre-heat the oven at 220 Celsius.

-Prepare the puff pastry according to the instruction on the package. Roll the puff pastry over the pie dish. Trim the edge of the pastry with the sharp knife. However, make sure that the pastry covers all the rim tightly.

-Decorate as how you like it. I put MUM as I would like to make this pie as a Mother’s day special. 

-Make a few small openings on top of the pie with a sharp knife.

-Beat the egg in a small bowl. Then the lightly brush the pastry with this egg wash.

-Bake for 12-15 minutes. And that is it Curried Chicken Pie …Enjoy Thai food in such a humble western way.

Tips:

-Make sure you make a few openings on the pastry to prevent any unpleasant socky layers.

-For the best result, buy good quality Thai ingredients. Click here for essential Thai kitchen staples and where can you get them online.