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Non creamy chicken pie recipe

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Phoenix0x0 Wed 21-Oct-15 09:54:59

I am not keen well actually hate creamy/white sauces in anything!

I would like to make a chicken pie but all the recipes that I can find have a cream based sauce.

Any ideas?

00100001 Wed 21-Oct-15 09:55:45

Put gravy in the pie instead?

Pootles2010 Wed 21-Oct-15 09:55:56

Just use a gravy instead? I've never done it myself, but have bought pies like that.

Pootles2010 Wed 21-Oct-15 09:57:21

Like this - disclaimer, might be a crap recipe, but you get the idea!

TheWoodenSpoonOfMischief Wed 21-Oct-15 10:00:03

BBCgoodfood has recipes for Spanish chicken pie and Italian chicken pie. Both use a tomato based sauce with a potato topping.

HemanOrSheRa Wed 21-Oct-15 10:00:17

This pie is nice www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1765/chicken-and-mushroom-puff-pie. You can reduce the milk and fiddle around with the ingredients. DS likes it and he hates creamy sauces.

LonnyVonnyWilsonFrickett Wed 21-Oct-15 10:03:49

Just replace the milk with stock in any recipes you fancy - I do that often as DH doesn't like creamy things. You may need a little less stock/bit more whatever thickening agent than in the original recipe - start with adding less stock as you can always add more if things get too thick.

BertrandRussell Wed 21-Oct-15 10:07:53

Just use the same recipe, maybe toning down the seasoning and add stock. Thicken with a bit of cornflour.

BertrandRussell Wed 21-Oct-15 10:08:55

I freeze leftover gravy from a roast dinner for pies.

gamerchick Wed 21-Oct-15 10:10:44

I just use gravy.

What irritates me out chicken pies is the vast majority of recipes have mushrooms in them. What's
Wrong with a chicken and veg pie with no creamy sauce and sodden mushrooms? angry

Phoenix0x0 Wed 21-Oct-15 10:19:42

gamer I quite agree with you there!

Thank you everyone!

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