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Chicken With Biscuit Topping

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, peeled, chopped
  Green pepper 1⁄2 , finely chopped
  Sliced mushrooms 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cooked chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs), cut into cubes
For biscuits
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a skillet, heat the oil and add the green pepper, mushrooms and onion. Saute the vegetables for a few minutes and add the cornstarch. Cook for about a minute, constantly stirring.
2) Gradually add the milk and stir till the mixture starts boiling. Then add the chicken and seasoning and turn concoction into a pie plate which is 8 or 9-inches deep.
3) To prepare the biscuits, sift the salt, baking powder and flour and with a pastry blender, cut in shortening till the mixture starts to look like coarse breadcrumbs.
4) With a fork, stir in just about enough milk to make a soft dough which is not sticky. On a floured board, knead the dough and roll out about ½ an inch thick.
5) With a cookie cutter, cut into dough into rounds measuring about 1 /12-inches.
6) On top of the chicken mixture, place the rounds and brush with milk. Bake for about 10 to 15 minutes.

SERVING
7) Serve warm or at room temperature, as preferred.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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