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Fitzy's ultimate chicken pie recipe

"Had to be shared" - Hilary
22 August 2023 8:55AM

Hilary from The Breeze Canterbury shared her co-host Fitzy's "ultimate pie" recipe on The Breeze in the Kitchen Facebook group and looking at the photos it looks EXTREMELY scrumptious! 

The following recipe makes about 6 pies and you can choose to cook it straight away or freeze it for later. 


  • 500gms of cooked chicken (Its really nice to use leftover roast chicken, it just has a nice flavour and extra soft texture
  • 1 Leek, sliced thinly
  • ½ cup Frozen corn kernels
  • 1 cup cooked bacon bits
  • 5 or 6 large mushrooms, chopped
  • Sauce
  • Large knob of Butter and also for greasing
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¼ cup grated cheese
  • ½ teaspoon Nutmeg
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • ½ cup Chicken stock
  • ½ cup White wine
  • ½ cup cream
  • Cooking Oil
  • 5 x Frozen Puff Pastry sheets


  1. Heat oil in a large pan, and add Leek, Corn, Bacon and Mushrooms. Sauté until all very soft
  2. Remove from pan, and set aside in a large bowl.
  3. Without cleaning the pan, add butter and flour to make a roux.
  4. Add cheese, chicken stock, wine, nutmeg, and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Stir in the cream. You should have a thick, pale yellow sauce.
  6. Pour this sauce into the bowl with the veggies and bacon
  7. Add in your chopped cooked chicken. Stir to combine everything.
  8. Grease your pie dishes with the butter, line them with pastry, and spoon in the filling.
  9. Add pastry tops to your pies, pinch ends so the filling doesn’t explode out the sides when cooking!
  10. Cook at 180 deg for approx 25 mins, or until pastry firm and golden

If you're planning to freeze it, skip step no. 10 and do this instead:

Wrap each pie in glad wrap and then foil, and freeze.

Fitzy recommends freezing it uncooked!

"Don’t worry - the uncooked pastry cooks up really well after thawing".