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Auntie Sue's Chicken & Leek Pie

Auntie Sue's Chicken & Leek Pie

Rating
4.5rating out of 5

(1725 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

40 min

Cuisine

British

Use within

2-3 days

Creamy and hearty, this delicious Chicken and Leek Pie is a homage to the comfort food of our childhood. Sweet caramelised leeks make up the sauce, which has a kick of wholegrain mustard, as well as the earth notes of thyme to take this pie to the next level. Pie not?

Prep Time

40 min

Cuisine

British

Use within

2-3 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
Leek
1 leek
Fresh-Thyme
5g thyme
British Chicken thigh fillets x4 2
320g British chicken thighs
Potatoes
400g potatoes
green-beans
120g trimmed fine green beans
Carrot
2 carrots
Wholegrain-mustard
21g wholegrain mustard †
You Will Need
Oven-proof dish, tin foil, butter, flour, milk, olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 leek
  • 5g thyme
  • 320g British chicken thighs
  • 400g potatoes
  • 120g trimmed fine green beans
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 wholegrain mustard pot (21g)<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 325 kJ
77 kcal
2051 kJ
485 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
1.9 g
0.5 g
12.2 g
2.9 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
8.6 g
2.3 g
54.1 g
14.8 g
Fibre 1.7 g 10.7 g
Protein 6.6 g 41.8 g
Salt 0.08 g 0.52 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 leek
leeks
5g thyme
thyme(100%)
320g British chicken thighs
chicken thigh meat (100%)
400g potatoes
potato
120g trimmed fine green beans
green beans (100%)
1 carrot
carrot
1 wholegrain mustard pot (21g)
vinegar, water, mustard seed, salt, peppercorns, allspice, chillies, turmeric
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (mustard)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Auntie Sue's Chicken & Leek Pie

Preheat the oven to 200°C/ 180°C (fan)/ 400°F/ Gas 6 and boil a kettle

Meanwhile, wash the leek[s] carefully to remove any grit from between the leaves, then top, tail and slice finely

Heat a large, wide-based pan with a drizzle of olive oil over a medium heat and once hot, add the sliced leeks and cook for 6-7 min or until they've softened

2 Auntie Sue's Chicken & Leek Pie

Meanwhile, peel and chop the potatoes into rough, bite-sized pieces

Add the chopped potatoes to a pot of boiled water with a pinch of salt over a high heat and cook for 10-15 min or until fork-tender

Once cooked, drain and return them to the pot

Return the drained potatoes to a low heat and add a splash of milk and a large knob of butter and mash until smooth

3 Auntie Sue's Chicken & Leek Pie

Meanwhile, cut the chicken thighs into bite-sized pieces

Once the leeks have softened, add the chopped chicken to the pan with a generous pinch of salt and pepper and cook for 3-4 min

Strip the thyme leaves from their stalks and add them to the pan (don't worry if some of the stalks make it into the pan too)

4 Auntie Sue's Chicken & Leek Pie

Add 15g [30g] butter to the pan

Once melted, add 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] flour and stir with a wooden spoon for 1-2 min

Gradually stir in 200ml [400ml] milk and cook for 3-4 min or until a smooth, thick sauce remains 

Add the wholegrain mustard and season with a pinch of salt and pepper  this is your chicken and leek mixture

5 Auntie Sue's Chicken & Leek Pie

Pour the chicken and leek mixture into the base of an oven-proof dish 

Spread the mash evenly on top and run a fork over the top to give it an extra crunch

Put the dish in the oven and cook for 15-20 min or until it's golden and bubbling

6 Auntie Sue's Chicken & Leek Pie

Meanwhile, wipe the pan clean

Top, tail, peel and chop the carrot[s] into quarters lengthways

Cut at an angle into small bite-sized pieces

Boil a kettle

7 Auntie Sue's Chicken & Leek Pie

Return the pan to a medium heat with a drizzle of olive oil

Once hot, add the chopped carrot and cook for 3-4 min or until it's starting to brown

Once the carrots are lightly browned, add the green beans with a knob of butter, a pinch of salt and 50ml [100ml] boiled water

Cook, covered, for 8-9 min or until the carrots are tender

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