Make these easy party-friendly Mini Chicken and Pickled Onion pies

Published Saturday, Dec 28 2013, 09:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
These super cute bite-size pies are great for festive parties and will go down a treat with any guests this Christmas.

It combines chicken, pea and pickled onions in a delicious, golden pastry, but you could swap the chicken for turkey to use up your leftovers. Serve warm or cold for a lovely festive snack.

Chicken & picked onion pies

© Garner's


  • 225g puff pastry (half a standard packet)
  • 160g cooked chicken
  • 40g frozen peas – defrosted
  • 3 Garner’s Original Pickled Onions, chopped finely
  • Freshly milled salt & pepper
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3-4 tablespoons half fat crème fraiche


1 Preheat the oven to 200C/gas 7. Lightly grease 6 moulds in a muffin tray.

2 Roll pastry on a lightly floured board and cut 12 circles (6 larger for base to fit in tray and 6 smaller for the tops).

3 Place each larger circle neatly into a muffin tray space and brush the beaten egg over them.

4 Chop chicken into bite size pieced and place in a bowl along with pickled onions and peas.

5 Fold in 3-4 tablespoons of crème fraiche into the chicken mixture.

6 Season the mixture and divide to fill each pastry cup. Place the lids on top and crimp together the edges.

7 Brush the pie tops with the egg glaze and bake for 8-10 minutes until the pastry is crisp and golden.

Prep Time

30 minutes

Cook Time

8-10 minutes

Nutrition Information

Makes 6

Serve these other recipes at your festive celebrations:
Strawberry Caipirinha
Mini Sausage & Apple Bakewells
Christmas Trifle Cupcakes
Caramelised Red Onion & Goat's Cheese Sausage Rolls