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Chicken Pastel Recipe

Try our Chicken Pastel Recipe and let us know what you think. Enjoy!
Course Dessert, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Filipino
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Author Kusinerong Pinoy

Ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken
  • 1 pc chorizo de bilbao chopped
  • 1 big onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 pc carrot small cubes
  • 2 pcs potatoes medium size cubes
  • 1 small can sausage cubes
  • 8 to 10 pcs olives optional
  • ½ kg chicken giblets and liver
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vetsin MSG
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed

Pastel Crust

  • 4 cups all-purpose-flour sift 3 times
  • 1 cup shortening or margarine
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • Brown garlic in butter. Add onion, chicken (cut into small serving pieces), giblets, liver, and chorizo. Stir for 2 minutes, add ½ of broth.
  • Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients. Stir in remaining chicken broth. Lastly, add milk and thicken sauce with dissolved flour.
  • When chicken is almost done, transfer to baking dish. garnish top with hard- boiled egg (cut into half). Cover with pie crust. Bake at 350 ° F for 20 minutes or until crust turns golden brown.

Pastel Crust

  • Add salt and sugar to flour. Cut in shortening using two knives. Gradually add water.
  • Mix with hand but do not knead. When well blended, roll out on floured board.
  • Fit on top of prepared pastel. Brush with beaten egg yolk or milk.