This Brunch Pie by Shireen Anwer is a real treat for brunch. You can make it as breakfast, as lunch or as dinner. It is very simple, flexible dish that is perfect for either brunch or a healthy breakfast.
Brunch Pie by Shireen Anwer
Ingredients for short crust pastry:
Butter – 4 ounce
Flour – 8 ounce
Egg yolk – 1
Salt – 1/2 tsp
Chilled water – to knead
Method for short crust pastry:
Take a bowl, add butter, flour, egg yolk and salt, mix well until becomes bread crumbs.
Then make dough with the help of chilled water and leave for 15 to 20 minutes.
Ingredients for filling:
Hunter chicken or chicken tikka chunks – 1 cup
Grated cheddar and mozzarella cheese – ½ cup
Onion chopped – 2 tbsp
Sweet corn – 3 tbsp
Capsicum chopped – 3 tbsp
Mushrooms – 4 chopped
Eggs – 3 beaten
Cream – 1 packet
Salt – ¾ tsp
Crushed red chili – 1 tsp
Mixed herbs – 1 tsp
Take a bowl, add eggs, cream, salt, red crushed chili and mixed herbs, mix well with hand whisk and set aside.
Roll down short crust pastry, spread in a greased pie plate, prick and bake for 10 minutes on 180 degree.
Then spread hunter chicken or tikka chunks, sprinkle cheese, then mushrooms, capsicum, onion, corn and cheese.
Finally pour egg and cream mix and bake for 35 to 40 minutes on 180 degree preheated oven.