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Chicken Pastel
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How to Cook Chicken Pastel

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Author: Manny

Ingredients

  • 1 medium size chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. calamansi juice
  • 1-1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. MSG
  • 3 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp. onion chops
  • 1 bay leaf laurel
  • 1 cup Vienna sausage sliced
  • 1 pc. Chorizo de Bilbao sliced
  • 1/2 cup potatoes cubed
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 cup water chestnuts
  • 4 cup red pepper cut into strips
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs sliced

Instructions

    How to cook chicken pastel:

    • Marinate chicken in soy sauce, calamansi juice, salt, pepper and MSG.
    • Saute garlic and onions in oil. Add chicken and cook until slightly brown.
    • Add bay leaf, chorizo de bilbao, and marinade. Stir occasionally.
    • Add potatoes, carrots, and water. Simmer until chicken is tender.
    • Add mushroom, water chestnut, Vienna sausage and red pepper.
    • Cook until vegetables are tender.
    • Make white sauce with 2 tbsp butter into pyrex dish.
    • Place sliced eggs attractively on top of meat mixture.
    • Cover with crust and brush top with beaten egg yolk.
    • Make slits on top to let out steam.
    • Bake in preheated oven at 350 °F for 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
    • Good for 6 persons.