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Chicken, Ham And Mushroom Quiche

Ingredients
  Flour 6 Ounce
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Onion 1 , peeled and chopped
  Button mushrooms 4 Ounce, chopped
  Cooked ham 4 Ounce, chopped
  Cooked chicken 6 Ounce, chopped
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Double cream 1⁄4 Pint
  Dried mixed herbs 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Watercress 1 Tablespoon (To Garnish)
Directions

1) Roll out the dough on a dusted working board.
2) Using the rolled dough sheet line 8 inch flan ring.
3) Set on a baking sheet.
4) Blind bake the pastry case in the oven for 15 minutes.

MAKING
5) In a pan, melt the butter and sauté onions until soft.
6) Stir in the mushrooms to the onions and for 3 minutes.
7) Add in ham and chicken and stir for 5 minutes.
8) Place the ham mixture in the base of the pastry case.
9) In a bowl, mix together eggs, cream, herb and seasoning.
10) Spoon the egg mixture over the filling.
11) Bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until the filling is set.

FINALIZING
12) Allow to cool over a wire rack.
13) If you wish to freeze the dish, then do so at this stage. Freeze the quiche until firm, and remove from tins.
14) Wrap the quiche individually in foil and pack in freezer bag.
15) Seal, label and return to freezer.

SERVING
16) Garnish with watercress just before serving.
17) If using the frozen quiche, take off the wrapping and place on the baking pan.
18) Reheat from frozen in the preheated moderate oven for 25 minutes or until heated through.
19) Serve as mentioned in step 16.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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