HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN PIE

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Nigerian Chicken Pie is a tasty Nigerian snack, filled with minced deboned chicken and vegetables. 
The Nigerian Chicken pie is very similar to the Nigerian meat pie. The major difference between these two Nigerian snacks is the meat used in the fillings for meat pie and chicken for chicken pie.


INGREDIENT :

1kg Flour 
300g minced chicken 
Half teaspoon of salt 
2 teaspoon of baking powder 
500g Butter 
Water 
Seasoned cube 
4 medium size carrots 
4 medium size irish potatoes 
2 medium size onions 
2 eggs 
thyme
curry
METHOD
STEP 1 : Preheat your oven to about 350°F.

STEP 2 : Wash and dice the potatoes, carrots and onions.

STEP 3 : Add seasoned cube, salt, onion, curry and thyme to the minced chicken. Leave it in the fridge for like 30 minutes for it to marinate.

STEP 4: Boil the potatoes and carrot in water for like 5 minutes. Add salt to taste. Pour into a sieve to remove the water and set aside.
STEP 5 : Fry the chicken with vegetable oil, add about 100ml of water and continue to stir fry it for like 10 minutes. You can add a little more water if needed.
STEP 6 : Pour the potatoes and carrots and continue to fry it.

STEP 7 : Add about 50ml water to 4 teaspoon of flour in a cup and stir. Pour the content into the meat and continue stirring for another 2 minutes.

STEP 8 : Pour the flour into a bowl, add baking powder and a little pinch of salt. Mix with your hand properly. Add butter bit by bit and mix with your hand until you finish all the butter. Add about 150ml water and continue mixing with your hand until stiff dough is formed.

STEP 9 : Rub butter on the oven tray. Break the egg in a plate and mix it. Roll out the dough with a roller to about 6mm thickness.

STEP 10 : Use a cutter to make a round cut on the roll out dough. Scoop some of the chicken sauce into the center of the round cuts, Rub the egg on the inside edge of the cut chicken pie dough. Fold it and use your fork to make a design at the edge of each chicken pie.

STEP 11 : Arrange the chicken pie into the oven tray and put it inside the preheated oven to bake for like 30 minutes. A golden yellow chicken pie is achieved.
BY FIRDAUSI MUSA DANTSOHO

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