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A tasty homestyle chicken dish for any time of year

S. Neethling


  • Filling:
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) cake flour
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1-1/4 cups (300 ml) milk
  • 2 cups (475 ml) or more cooked chicken, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Scone hearts:
  • 2 cups (475 ml) cake flour
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) chilled butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) grated cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 5 tsp (25 ml) milk
  • Saute the onion and green pepper in the butter or margarine until just soft.
  • Sprinkle with the cake flour and stir until well mixed.
  • Add the cream of chicken soup and milk and bring to a boil over moderate heat, stirring continuously.
  • Add the chicken, lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix.
  • Grease a 3 guart to 4 quarts (3775 ml) ovenproof pie dish or spray it with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Transfer the chicken filling to the dish.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees (225 C.).
  • Scones:
  • Sift together the cake flour, baking powder and salt in a medium sized mixing bowl.
  • Rub in the butter or margarine with the fingertips until well mixed.
  • Add the cheese and stir to mix.
  • Cut the milk in quickly with a spatula to form a workable pastry dough.
  • Place the pastry on a floured pastry board and gently pres it to about 1 inch thick.
  • Cut out heart shapes (or round) with a biscuit cutter or a sharp knife.
  • Arrange the hearts around the filling and brush them with the egg yolk mixed with 5 tsp (25 ml) milk.
  • Bake on the middle rack of the oven for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce the temperature to 400 degrees (200 C.) and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve hot.
This recipe is from the South African cookbook, Winning Recipes from Huisgenoot by Annette Human.

It is definitely a favorite dish of all who have tasted it.

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