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Chicken Hot Pot (Dad’s Delicious Leftover Surprise)

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Chicken Hot Pot (Dad’s Delicious Leftover Surprise)

chicken pie with potato top

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We had a little of our Sunday roast leftover from yesterday (yes, I know it was Monday, but thats how we roll around here)! So after a little rummage around the kitchen all I needed to buy was an onion. So, for 11p I mad a delicious home cooked meal for everyone, with the boys going back for a second helping too (my lunch tomorrow)! If you had to buy all the ingredients it would still come in between £1.50 and £2.00! Super cheap and home cooked fresh food. Happy days. Plus it was quick and easy too !

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chicken pie with potato top

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time50 mins

 Left over chicken, cut into strips (about 1/4 of a large roast chicken)
 4 Leftover roast potatoes
 Leftover stuffing, chopped
 2 Carrots, chopped
 3 Potatoes
 1 Onion, chopped
 1 Handful frozen peas
 1 handful frozen sweetcorn
 50 g Unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing and brushing
 50 g Plain flour
 Nutmeg
 1 tsp Dijon mustard
 500 g Chicken Stock (from cube)

1

I promised quick, cheap and easy, so here goes.......

Chuck the onion and carrots into the melted butter to soften them for a few minutes, then stir in the flour. This will, join up with the butter and form whats called a roux, cook this through for a couple of minutes (whilst stirring). Then take of the heat.

chopped vegetables and plate of meat

2

Slowly pour the stock in bit by bit and continually stirring. This will turn it in to a nice thick sauce. Next, chuck the chicken, left over potatoes, peas, sweetcorn, left over stuffing, a grater of nutmeg and the dijon mustard, together with a bit of salt and pepper. Give it a good mix and put it back on the heat and warm through whilst stirring for a few minutes or so.

chopped chicken, roast potato and stuffing on red plate

3

Finally, pour the mixture into a greased oven dish and place the sliced potatoes over the top, overlapping them slightly, brush over some melted butter and chuck the lot into a pre heated (180) oven for 35 minutes. The potatoes will start turning a golden brown colour.

Job done!

chicken pie with potato top

4

Not only was this cheap, it really was easy and all of the kids loved it! Give it a go and let me know how you get on......

chicken Pie close up

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 310
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.9g16%
Saturated Fat 5.1g26%
Cholesterol 49mg17%
Sodium 310mg13%
Potassium 922mg27%
Total Carbohydrate 40.4g14%
Dietary Fiber 6g24%
Sugars 4.3g
Protein 15.2g31%

Calcium 3%
Iron 11%
Vitamin D 23%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 Left over chicken, cut into strips (about 1/4 of a large roast chicken)
 4 Leftover roast potatoes
 Leftover stuffing, chopped
 2 Carrots, chopped
 3 Potatoes
 1 Onion, chopped
 1 Handful frozen peas
 1 handful frozen sweetcorn
 50 g Unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing and brushing
 50 g Plain flour
 Nutmeg
 1 tsp Dijon mustard
 500 g Chicken Stock (from cube)

Directions

1

I promised quick, cheap and easy, so here goes.......

Chuck the onion and carrots into the melted butter to soften them for a few minutes, then stir in the flour. This will, join up with the butter and form whats called a roux, cook this through for a couple of minutes (whilst stirring). Then take of the heat.

chopped vegetables and plate of meat

2

Slowly pour the stock in bit by bit and continually stirring. This will turn it in to a nice thick sauce. Next, chuck the chicken, left over potatoes, peas, sweetcorn, left over stuffing, a grater of nutmeg and the dijon mustard, together with a bit of salt and pepper. Give it a good mix and put it back on the heat and warm through whilst stirring for a few minutes or so.

chopped chicken, roast potato and stuffing on red plate

3

Finally, pour the mixture into a greased oven dish and place the sliced potatoes over the top, overlapping them slightly, brush over some melted butter and chuck the lot into a pre heated (180) oven for 35 minutes. The potatoes will start turning a golden brown colour.

Job done!

chicken pie with potato top

4

Not only was this cheap, it really was easy and all of the kids loved it! Give it a go and let me know how you get on......

chicken Pie close up

Chicken Hot Pot (Dad’s Delicious Leftover Surprise)

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