Snapguide
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Ingredients

Ingredients

Remove outside leaves and any brown bits of leeks

Remove outside leaves and any brown bits of leeks

Cut in half length ways

Cut in half length ways

Wash!

Wash!

Slice length ways

Slice length ways

Bunch lengths together

Bunch lengths together

Slice into cubes

Slice into cubes

Melt butter in a frying pan

Melt butter in a frying pan

Once it's bubbling....

Once it's bubbling....

Add leeks

Add leeks

Whilst leeks starting to fry get mushrooms sliced

Whilst leeks starting to fry get mushrooms sliced

Like this...

Like this...

Stir leeks occasionally

Stir leeks occasionally

Once leeks softening, move to outside of pan and add a little more butter

Once leeks softening, move to outside of pan and add a little more butter

Add mushrooms

Add mushrooms

Whilst that's all cooking chop chicken up into bite sized pieces

Whilst that's all cooking chop chicken up into bite sized pieces

Stir mushrooms and leeks

Stir mushrooms and leeks

Season

Season

Add garlic if using

Add garlic if using

Add stock

Add stock

Add cream, I'm using clotted cause it's what I have left over. You can use double or single what ever you prefer

Add cream, I'm using clotted cause it's what I have left over. You can use double or single what ever you prefer

Allow it all to melt and come to simmer

Allow it all to melt and come to simmer

Taste!

Taste!

Season of required! It depends on your stock....

Season of required! It depends on your stock....

Turn off heat. Add chicken.

Turn off heat. Add chicken.

Stir in and leave to cool

Stir in and leave to cool

Turn the oven onto 200c

Turn the oven onto 200c

Lightly grease a pie dish or Pyrex what ever you have that's big enough to contain the filling!

Lightly grease a pie dish or Pyrex what ever you have that's big enough to contain the filling!

Unwrap puff pastry and roll a little bigger, no rolling pin? Use a cling film roll!

Unwrap puff pastry and roll a little bigger, no rolling pin? Use a cling film roll!

Put pastry into dish

Put pastry into dish

Press gently into bottom

Press gently into bottom

Drain filling and keep "gravy" in a saucepan

Drain filling and keep "gravy" in a saucepan

Put filling in pastry

Put filling in pastry

Flatten with spoon

Flatten with spoon

Fold over shortest sides first

Fold over shortest sides first

Fold over rest

Fold over rest

Till it looks like this

Till it looks like this

Brush with egg wash or milk. This is not essential but makes it look good!

Brush with egg wash or milk. This is not essential but makes it look good!

Place in oven

Place in oven

Put timer on

Put timer on

If like my oven yours books one side first turn it round

If like my oven yours books one side first turn it round

Set timer again

Set timer again

Looks cooked but is it?!

Looks cooked but is it?!

Nope! Bottom needs to be darker

Nope! Bottom needs to be darker

Put it in again, place on lower shelf to ensure top doesn't burn, repeat until nice colour on bottom

Put it in again, place on lower shelf to ensure top doesn't burn, repeat until nice colour on bottom

Mean while re heat the gravy

Mean while re heat the gravy

If it's too thin, take a heaped teaspoon of cornflour

If it's too thin, take a heaped teaspoon of cornflour

Add a bit of water

Add a bit of water

Mix

Mix

Add to simmering gravy and stir

Add to simmering gravy and stir

Once pastry on side and bottom are golden... Serve!

Once pastry on side and bottom are golden... Serve!

Enjoy!

  • Left over cooked chicken, turkey or ham
  • 2 Large leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Garlic
  • Chicken stock
  • Cream (any kind)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Ready rolled puff pastry
  • Egg or milk to glaze