Shepherd’s pie is known by several names such as cottage pie or Hutches Parmentier, and the traditional recipe for it is ground beef topped with mashed potatoes.

How to make chicken shepherd’s pie

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Shepherd’s pie is more famous for chicken than meat, as chicken gives it a special taste and a light taste. It is also a great way to use leftover chicken or turkey, adding some vegetables, and serving it as a quick, tasty and useful dinner. Here’s how to make chicken shepherd’s pie as follows.

  • This recipe suffices. 3 people.
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes.
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes.

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Chicken Shepherd’s Pie Ingredients

  • Half a kilo of chicken cut into strips.
  • 5 medium sized potatoes
  • 3 of the carrots and cut into cubes.
  • Two cups of chicken broth.
  • A cup of frozen peas.
  • Half a cup of milk.
  • A finely chopped onion.
  • 3 tablespoons of flour.
  • Minced garlic clove.

Steps to prepare shepherd pie with chicken

  • Put the potatoes in water on the fire and boil them until they are tender, drain, and then mash them.
  • Add a little milk or butter, and stir together as needed, until the mixture is well combined.
  • Add the chicken, onion and garlic to a large skillet, and stir-fry until the chicken is brown.
  • Add the flour, stir well, then add the carrots, peas and chicken broth, and bring to a boil.
  • Leave the ingredients on a low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Add milk, and stir well. Pour the chicken mixture into a tray that has been greased with a small amount of butter or vegetable oil.
  • Put the mashed potatoes on top of the mixture and stir well.
  • Bake the chicken pie in the oven at 180°C for up to 10 minutes.
  • Remove the tray from the oven and leave it to cool slightly.
  • Serve the chicken shepherd’s pie warm and cut as needed.

How to make shepherd’s pie with chicken and potatoes

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The taste of this pie does not differ much, when prepared with sweet potatoes or mashed potatoes, but only increases its nutritional value when using potatoes.

  • This recipe suffices. 5 people.
  • Preparation time: 35 minutes.
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes.

Ingredients for mashed potatoes

  • A kilo of potatoes cut into slices.
  • Half a cup of milk.
  • A quarter cup of butter.
  • A quarter of a teaspoon of salt.
  • One teaspoon of ground black pepper.
  • Half a grated cup of Parmesan cheese.

Chicken pie filling ingredients

  • Two tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  • Chopped large onion.
  • Two carrots, peeled and cut into small cubes.
  • A clove of minced garlic.
  • Half a kilo of chopped chicken small
  • Small spoon of salt.
  • Half a teaspoon of black pepper.
  • Two tablespoons of flour.
  • Two teaspoons of tomato sauce.
  • A cup of chicken broth.
  • A teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce.
  • Two teaspoons of chopped rosemary.
  • A teaspoon of chopped thyme leaves.
  • Sliced ​​bell peppers (yellow, green).

How to prepare

  • Boil the potatoes in boiling water until they are soft, and you can test them by placing a fork in it.
  • Then filter it and then mash it, and heat it Add the milk and butter with it, then pour the potatoes over them, add the egg yolk, salt and black pepper, and mix well until the ingredients are mixed.
  • Place the mixture over a bowl of warm water to keep the mixture warm.
  • Bring a frying pan and put the onions until they wilt and wilt, then put the carrots and my heart, add the shredded chicken and stir well.
  • Keep stirring the mixture and chicken until well browned, then add garlic, black pepper, and salt and stir until dazzled.
  • Add the flour and tomato sauce, then stir until well combined.
  • Add the chicken broth, thyme, rosemary, and colored sweet pepper.
  • Put the mixture in a glass baking dish, then add to it Potato mixture, then put cheese on top and distribute it well.
  • Put the tray into the oven at a high temperature for up to half an hour, then remove the tray when it turns golden, then serve.

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How to make shepherd pie with lamb

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Minced lamb is the original, traditional way of shepherd’s pie, and lamb gives it a very tender and delicious flavour. A rich source of high-quality protein, but an essential source of many vitamins and minerals, which the body needs, such as: iron, zinc and vitamin B12, all of which promote muscle growth, maintenance and performance, in addition to preventing anemia.

  • This recipe serves 6 people.
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes.
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes.

Shepherd’s pie ingredients

  • 4 medium size potatoes.
  • 2 onions finely chopped.
  • Half a kilo of lamb.
  • 3 tablespoons of medium -sized tomato sauce.
  • 3 bell peppers (green, yellow)
  • 2 egg yolks.
  • A small spoonful of butter.
  • A teaspoon of powdered garlic.
  • ¼ teaspoon of black pepper.
  • A teaspoon of salt, thyme and spices.
  • A tablespoon of flour.
  • A cup of grated cheese.

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How to make shepherd’s pie

  • First, bring the potatoes, then wash them well, peel them, then cut them into cubes or middle rings, then put them in a deep pot of water, put on the fire until it boils, then put the potatoes until they are fully cooked.
  • Prepare the filling, bring a large frying pan, add butter, chopped onions, and chopped lamb.
  • Stir until marinated and the meat begins to soften, then add all the spices, thyme, salt, black pepper, colored pepper, garlic powder, and tomato sauce.
  • Stir the mixture well and leave it on the fire for up to 10 minutes, until it softens.
  • Bring the boiled and chopped potatoes and put them in a bowl and mash them well, then add the egg yolks, flour, black pepper, salt, and stir well until the mixture is mixed.
  • Bring a tray and grease it with butter and put half the amount of the potato mixture in it and spread it well in the tray, then pour the lamb mixture, add the rest of the potato mixture and spread it well on the face.
  • Put the grated cheese and egg yolk on the face of the tray, as desired, and put the tray in the oven for up to half an hour until it is cooked, then take it out when it turns golden, and serve with green salads and toasted bread chips.

The nutritional value of the sponsor’s pie in chicken

Calories 375 calories
total fat 7.9 grams
Saturated fat 2.3 grams
cholesterol 78 milligrams
Sodium 247 milligrams
Total carbohydrates 43.4 grams
Dietary fiber 7 grams
total sugar 7.8 grams
Protein 32 grams
Vitamin D 0 µg
Calcium 77 milligrams
Iron 3 milligrams
potassium 1180 milligrams

Finally, today’s pie is one of the meals that can be controlled in calories, by following the method of making a shepherd’s pie with chicken and a lot of vegetables, or choosing beef as an alternative to lamb.

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