Bruce Roberts' Brewster'S Pie

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Sep. 23, 2011

Ingredients

Plain flour 4 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Ground black pepper 1
Boned chicken 450 Gram
Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
Bacon rashers 225 Gram , roughly chopped
Chopped onion 50 Gram
Red wine 50 Gram
Puff pastry 350 Gram
Egg yolk 1 , lightly beaten

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Preheat oven to temperature of 425 degrees.

MAKING

2) Mix together the salt, pepper and flour.

3) Cut the chicken into small pieces and coat them with the seasoned flour.

4) In a heavy based frying pan, heat the oil.

5) Brown the onion and bacon in the hot oil.

6) With a slotted spoon, remove the cooked onion and bacon from the pan and set aside.

7) Add the wine and chicken to the pan. Cook gently over low heat for 10 to 15 minutes.

8) Add the browned onion and bacon and stir well.

9) Cut the pastry block roughly in half.

10) On a floured board, roll out the first half of the pastry. Line the pie dish.

11) Add the filling.

12) Roll out the remaining half of the pastry and fit it over the pie-€™s top.

13) Use water to dampen the edges of the pastry and place the lid on top of the pie.

14) Lightly pinch all the way round to seal the pie.

15) Brush the top with egg yolk.

16) Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes, till the pastry is light brown in color.

SERVING

17) Transfer the pie to a decorative serving platter and cut it into wedges. Serve while still warm with a side salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 4