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Chicken and Apricot Filo Pie

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  Bulgur wheat 3 Ounce (75 Gram, 1/2 Cup)
  Butter 3 Ounce (75 Gram, 6 Tablespoon)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Minced chicken 1 Pound (Ground Chicken, 450 Gram)
  Dried apricots 2 Ounce, finely chopped (50 Gram, 1/4 Cup, Ready To Eat)
  Chopped almonds 1 Ounce (25 Gram, 1/4 Cup)
  Ground cinnamon 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Ground allspice 2 1⁄2 Milliliter (1/2 Teaspoon)
  Greek yogurt 60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon, Us Strained Plain)
  Chopped fresh chives 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Chopped fresh parsley 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Filo pastry sheets 8 Large
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Chives 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

1. Soak the bulgur wheat in 120ml/ 4fl oz/1/2 cup boiling water for about 10 minutes until the water is absorbed.
2. Heat 25g/1oz/2 tbsp of the butter in a frying pan, add the onion and chicken and gently fry until golden.
3. Stir in the apricots, almonds and bulgur wheat and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the cinnamon, allspice, yogurt, chives and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Preheat the oven to 200°C/ 400°F/ Gas 6. Melt the remaining butter. Unroll the filo pastry and cut into 25cm/10in rounds. Keep the pastry rounds covered with a damp dishtowel to prevent them from drying out.
5. Line a 23cm/9in loose-based flan tin (quiche pan) with three filo rounds, brushing each one with butter as you go. Spoon in the chicken mixture and cover with three more rounds, brushing with melted butter as before.
6. Crumple the remaining two pastry rounds and place them on top of the pie, then brush over the remaining melted butter. Bake the pie for about 30 minutes until the pastry is golden brown and crisp. Serve the pie hot or cold, cut in wedges and garnished with a few chives.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2920 Calories from Fat 1196

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g206.4%

Saturated Fat 57.1 g285.3%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 572.9 mg191%

Sodium 1515.3 mg63.1%

Total Carbohydrates 309 g102.9%

Dietary Fiber 38.8 g155.3%

Sugars 46.3 g

Protein 132 g263.3%

Vitamin A 160.9% Vitamin C 115.7%

Calcium 35.2% Iron 65.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken And Apricot Filo Pie Recipe