How do you make Jamie Oliver chicken pie?

How do I thicken my chicken pie filling?

Here are thickeners you can add to chicken pot pie filling:
  1. Instant mashed potatoes.
  2. Gelatin or collagen.
  3. A flour, cornstarch, or rice starch slurry (requires cooking)
  4. A beaurre manie (requires cooking)
  5. Sprinkle in breadcrumbs.
  6. Use flaxseed or chia seeds.
  7. Parmesan cheese.

Can I use puff pastry for pie base?

It might sound a little strange using puff pastry for the base of the pie (since all the puffiness is going to be squashed down with pie filling), but it works, and it saves the effort of using a different type of pastry for the base.

What goes well with pie?

The Perfect Pie Side Dish
  • Make veg taste amazing!
  • Mixed vegetable bake – satisfying and simple to prepare.
  • Green beans dressed with creamy wholegrain mustard.
  • A green salad and crusty bread are super easy pie partners.
  • When in season Jersey Royals are perfect served with a warm crusty pie.
  • The ultimate in comfort food… hot, buttery mashed potatoes.

What desserts go well with chicken?

Our research concluded that peach cobbler, banana pudding, sweet potato pie, key lime pie, berry sorbet, and monkey bread are some of the best desserts to pair with fried chicken. They all possess the sweetness or tang to both complement and counter the greasy, salt-laden poultry.

How do you keep mash from sinking in shepherd’s pie?

To get really smooth, creamy mash, use a potato ricer or sieve. To stop the mash sinking into the filling, allow the meat to cool before topping with the mashed potato.

Does shepherds pie have cheese on top?

Old-style pubs have it right: Sitting down to a generous helping of shepherd’s pie is a true pleasure; making it is happily simple. We’ve added sharp cheddar to our mashed potatoes for a snappy topping.

Why is it called Chinese pie?

But the origin of the name remains one of Quebec’s greatest mysteries. A widespread rumour is that Pâté Chinois (Chinese pie) was adapted from Shepherd’s Pie by Chinese cooks during the building of the Canadian railway in the late 19th century.