Nigellas Chicken Bacon and Mushroom Pie

Head on over to IHCC for Nigella's latest inspirations for the theme Potluck.

You will need the following ingredients.......

* 4 pieces of bacon, cut or scissored into 1-inch strips
* 1 teaspoon garlic infused oil
* 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
* 8 ounces chicken thigh fillets cut into 1-inch pieces
* 2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
* 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
* 1 tablespoon butter
* 1 1/4 cups hot chicken stock
* 1 tablespoon Marsala
* 1 (13-ounce) 9 by 16-inch sheet all-butter ready-rolled puff pastry
* 1 pie crust


Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Fry the bacon strips in the oil until beginning to crisp, then add the sliced mushrooms and soften them in the pan with the bacon.

Turn the chicken strips in the flour and thyme (you could toss them about in a freezer bag), and then melt the butter in the pan before adding the floury chicken and all the flour left in the bag.
Stir around with the bacon and mushrooms until the chicken begins to color.

Pour in the hot stock and Marsala , stirring to form a sauce. The aroma of the sweet Marsala hitting the pan is amazing. It should cook down fro roughly 5 minutes.

Instead of individual pot pies, I used a bottom crust in a 9 inch pie pan. Pour the chicken, bacon, mushroom mixture into the pie crust. I used the puff pastry for the top, slicing it up and pinching it into the sides.

Cook the pie for about 20 minutes.

Nigella Express, page 175.

By the way, this is a keeper. Love it! Easy and tasty.


girlichef said...

That is a beautiful thing!!! What a perfect combination...oh man, just finished dinner, but I could go for a plate of this! :D

Anonymous said...

Totally Delicious Tina. I have not had dinner and this just made my tummy roar a huge roar... I have nearly all the ingredients accept for the marsala...I am FAST becoming a nigella fan...! : )

ARLENE said...

I had already bookmarked this one in my copy. Now I'll try it sooner. Looks delish.

Velva said...

This is a great recipe! Nice job! I may need to discover Nigella :-) I have seen many of her recipes on the food blogs but have not really experienced her recipes myself.

Natashya KitchenPuppies said...

Chicken, bacon and mushrooms - heaven! This is definitely my kind of meal.

Laura in Paris said...

Ohm Tina, I love your mushroom pie!

A Year on the Grill said...

This is indeed a beautiful thing. Perfect for the church potluck that is coming up.. Thanks for this idea

Donna-FFW said...

WOW! Youve blown me away with the thought of such a tasty dish! I love everything about it!!

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Pierce said...

Girlichef - I thought you had tried this one before, I will say it's worth doing. Comforting...

Nat - thank you, I am definitely a Nigella fan.

Arlene - let me know how yours turns out. We didn't have much in the way of leftovers.

Velva - The Express cookbook is my favorite so far. I have Nigella Bites but there aren't as many recipes that grab me.

Natasha - thank you! I was just tickled to be first on the IHCC.

Laura, thank you, that means alot to me.

Year on the Grill - let me know how it turns out if you take it to your potluck dinner.

Thanks Donna - I have a ton of your recipes printed out day...I'll be sure to give you a yell when I make one of yours :-)

Vincent - welcome and thank you for the invitation to swing by your blog. I will go check it out.

Karine said...

Your pie sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing:)

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Kim said...

Sounds so comforting and delicious! I've been wanting to make this pie too, but I'm trying to wait until my husband is home to share it with me. Otherwise I'd eat the whole thing! Looks great!

Wandering Coyote said...

Hmmmm...Let me see...Bacon, chicken, mushrooms, and pastry...That sounds like a total winner to me!

Debinhawaii said...

Mmm...You officially had me drooling at bacon and mushrooms! What a great pick for "Man Food!" I am going to go bookmark this one now!

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Pierce said...

Karine - thank you for the nice comment. I always share..

Anonymous - please do grab some recipes here and let me know what you like.

Kim - didn't last long. At least it was easy.

WC - I know- what a great combo of taste!

Deb - a winning combo. I'll probably make it again very soon. It's starting to get cooler here so this will hit the spot.

Rosabela said...

Oh my this looks and sounds wonderful! I LOVE all of the ingredients. I will have to definitely make this! Thanks for sharing!!

Rosabela said...

Oh my this looks and sounds wonderful! I LOVE all of the ingredients. I will have to definitely make this! Thanks for sharing!!

Debbie said...

All I can say is YUM!

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