Heavy cream, chicken stock, and a splash of Cognac or sherry comprise the liquid portion of these mini chicken pot pie bites, a recipe which takes a classic comfort food dish and shrinks it down into into tiny party hors d’oeuvres. Within the flaky pastry crust lies the usual suspects: chicken, celery, shallot, carrot, sage, petite peas, and chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves. The pastry shells require two sizes of fluted cutters, and can take a bit of time. You might want to make the shells ahead of time, if you can.
Chicken pot pie is a homey dish to serve on a cold night, but we’ve taken those comforting flavors and transformed them into a sophisticated party appetizer. Use pastry cutters to construct your own puff pastry containers, also known as vol-au-vent.... Read More