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Chicken n Mushroom Cups(Pie)

Explore #12...thank you all:)

The recipe:

 

For the base -Dough

2 cups cake flour

1/4 tsp. salt

2 tsp. baking powder

125g butter

+_ 1/2 cup cold milk

 

Add your butter and dry ingredients into your food processor.

Mix until it resembles bread crumbs.

Add milk alittle at a time ,(you might not need all) until it forms a dough.

dust your surface with flour and roll out dough....cut out flower shapes.

You can make the dough by hand too.

Once cut out,place in a muffin tin ....poke the dough with a fork and bake at 180c for 4-5 mins.

Do not fully cook.

Remove and allow to cool.

 

Chicken n Mushroom Filling

1 med. onion -finely sliced

1 tsp .crushed garlic

60g butter

2 cups chicken fillet(boneless chicken)cubed

6 lg mushrooms-sliced

1 cup green pepper-diced

2 tsp. finely ground green chilli(optional)

1 tsp.salt

3 tsp. aromat(or add more salt if not available)

1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

1 cup (250ml) fresh cream

3 Tblsp. cornflour

215g creamstyle sweetcorn

2 Tblsp. mayonnaise

Cheese

 

Saute onions and garlic in butter for a few mins.

Add chicken n mushroom.

Stir fry for a min.

Now add in the green pepper and spices and cook until all water burns out.

Make a paste out of fresh cream and corn flour and add it to chicken.

Cook for a min. until chicken filling looks thick and saucy.

Remove from stove and add the sweetcorn and mayonnaise.

Add chopped coriander leaves ,if desired.

 

Once your filling is a little cool ,add it to your cool flower cups.

Top with grated cheese and a sprinkle of dried origanum herb and a slice of tomato.

 

Return to oven and bake until cheese has melted.

Serve and enjoy:)

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Taken on September 11, 2008