Chicken in Creamy Sauce or Chicken Pastel

6개월 전

Chicken Pastel is a Filipino style chicken dish cooked in creamy sauce. It was only my second time to cook chicken pastel and I find this dish similar when you cook Chicken cook in Pineapple or Pininyahang manok.

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Originally, a sausage is included in this particular dish but I omitted it and it's still delicious.

Ingredients

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Chicken, 1 kilo, cut in medium size
Butter, 1 tbsp
Garlic, minced
Onion, diced
Ginger, thumb size, grated
Fish sauce, 2 tbsp
Carrot, quartered
Potato, quartered
Capsicum, sliced
Mushrooms, sliced
Peppercorns
Bay leaves
Pandan leaf, optional
Fresh milk, 1 cup
Cheddar cheese, ½ cup, grated
Salt and ground pepper

Preparations

  • Heat the pan and add the butter.
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  • Saute the garlic, ginger and onion until aromatic.
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  • Add the chicken and cook until lightly brown.
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  • Add the fish sauce and cover, let it sit for a few minutes.
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  • Add the bay leaves, peppercorns and pandan leaf if using.
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  • Add the potato and carrot. Cook until the vegetables are tender and soft.
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  • Add the fresh milk and sliced capsicum, let it boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
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  • Add the sliced mushrooms and mix.
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  • Put in the grated cheese and stir gently.
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  • Season with salt and ground pepper according to taste.
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Ingredients of this dish are easy to find and mostly common. You may also use chicken breast and a tablespoon of lemon juice instead of ginger. Enjoy these simple, easy and delicious home recipes.

I hope you try this recipe and let me know what you think.

Thank you for coming!

Have a wonderful day.

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