Quick chicken & chorizo pies
Waitrose and Partners

Quick chicken & chorizo pies

These savoury, smoky, individual pies are topped with decorative pastry stars and are sure to be a hit at dinner-time!

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  • Serves6
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook25 mins
  • Total time40 mins

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  • 320g puff pastry sheet
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 60g Cooks’ Ingredients Diced Chorizo
  • 500g essential Waitrose Leeks, sliced
  • 1 tsp fresh or dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 750ml hot chicken stock
  • 1 pack essential Waitrose 6 British Chicken Thigh Fillets, cubed
  • 2 red skinned potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 Green cabbage, steamed and shredded, to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C, gas mark 7. Open out the pastry sheet and using a cutter, stamp out stars or other festive shapes. Transfer to a baking sheet, brush with milk and bake for 10–15 minutes until puffed and golden brown.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan and cook the chorizo and leeks together for 5 minutes until the leeks have softened. Stir in the rosemary, paprika and flour and cook for 1 minute then stir in the hot stock.

  3. Add the chicken and potatoes and simmer gently for 15 minutes until the potatoes are tender and the chicken is cooked through with no pink meat.

  4. Divide the chicken mixture between 6 shallow bowls and top each serving with some pastry stars. Serve with steamed cabbage.


Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe


2,160kJ/ 517kcals



Saturated Fat












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