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Jane

2 Ratings
5

Comfort food classic. Chicken in a creamy, rich sauce topped with puff pastry.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz / 4 tbsp butter or olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups (1 large) onion, diced
  • 2 cups (4 medium) carrots, diced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 Coq au Vin blend
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken fillet, 3/4” dice
  • 2 cups frozen green peas
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 1 sheet ready rolled puff pastry
  • 1 egg (for eggwash)

Instructions

  1. Slow Cook 1) Heat the butter or oil in a medium saucepan; sauté onion & carrot for 3 minutes to soften 2) Stir in the flour , Coq au Vin blend, salt and cook out for a minute 3) Stir in the broth; add the chicken pieces, & green peas 4) Transfer mixture to slow cooker 4) Stir, cover & cook on LOW: 6 hours or HIGH: 2 1/2 hours. 5) Remove lid; stir in cream & parsley. 6) Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 7) Pour cooked mixture into a medium sized baking dish 10 x 13 x 2. 8) Roll pastry over the top of the pie & cut 3 x 1" slits in the top middle of the pastry 9) Brush pastry with egg wash & bake for 30-40 minutes in the oven
  2. Pressure Cook 1) Heat the oil on sauté function; sauté onion & carrot for 3 minutes to soften 2) Stir in the flour , Coq au Vin blend, salt and cook out for a minute 3) Stir in the broth; add the chicken pieces, & green peas. 4) Secure the cooker lid, seal pressure valve; cook on Manual/Pressure for 8 minutes. 6) Vent with Quick Pressure Release 7) Remove lid; stir in cream & parsley. 6) Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 8) Pour cooked mixture into a medium sized baking dish 10 x 13 x 2. 9) Roll pastry over the top of the pie & cut 3 x 1" slits in the top middle of the pastry 10) Brush pastry with egg wash & bake for 30-40 minutes in the oven

Tips

Substitutions

- If you prefer a mixture of meat then use half chicken thigh meat and half chicken breast

- Use 5-6 cups cooked, chopped, rotisserie chicken instead of raw and reduce cook time slow cooker: LOW 5 hours or HIGH 2 hours OR pressure cooker reduce to 6 minutes

Sides

- Baked potatoes or mash to mop up the delicious sauces

- Roasted broccoli or a fresh green salad with a tart lemon dressing