Recipe for Dutch Chicken Pie
Chicken, Poultry & Duck


    Dutch Chicken Pie

    1 large or 2 small chickens
    2 onions, quartered
    3 ribs celery, quartered
    2 carrots, chopped
    1 cup half-and-half
    4 tablespoons butter, divided
    2 cups flour
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 egg, beaten
    1 cup milk

    Simmer chicken in water to cover with salt, pepper, onions, celery and carrots until tender.

    Remove chicken from bones and cut in large chunks. Place in a 2-inch deep oblong baking dish.

    Reduce stock to 2 cups. Add cream and 2 tablespoons butter. Correct seasonings. Pour over chicken in baking dish.

    Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Work in 2 tablespoons butter with pastry mixer or finger tips. Add egg and milk. Drop by spoonsful over chicken and gravy. Bake in a 400 degree F oven until batter is puffed up and brown. Cut into squares to serve.

    Serves 8.