RECIPE: Curried Chicken Pot Pie

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INGREDIENTS

AMOUNT FOR 2 SERVINGS

  • 1 can (9 oz) light coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp green curry paste
  • 2 tbsp ground almonds
  • 10 oz boneless skinless chicken breasts, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 oz green beans, trimmed and cut into 3/4 inch lengths
  • 3 oz snow peas, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. Grease two 3-cup ovenproof dishes. Bring coconut milk to a simmer on medium heat. Stir in the curry paste and cook and stir 1-2 mins or until fragrant. Stir in the ground almonds. Add the chicken and simmer 4-5 mins or until cooked through. Stir in the sugar and fish sauce; cook for 1 min. Remove from heat; add beans, snow peas and cilantro.
  2. Spoon mixture into prepared dishes. Cut pastry into 4 squares. Place 2 pieces of pastry on top of each dish and pinch edges to seal. Brush with milk. Using a knife, cut an X in the center. Place dishes on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with cumin seeds.
  3. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Rob Koeller-owner of culinary concepts & hospitality consultants.