It was one of the first things I made in the kitchen. 4. Remove from oven, pierce with toothpick to release steam and place back into the oven for 5 minutes, until they darken and feel even lighter. Until next time, Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Unroll croissants and divide in half to create 12 rectangles. Keep up the great job Ria! Once the veggies are soft sprinkle in 1 tablespoon of cornstarch over veggies, mix well then pour 1-1/2 cups of whole milk into the pot. But I have fallen in love with one dish – Chicken puffs. Spicy chicken puffs is a favorite tea time snack with my family..when I say spicy it is the really spicy peppery chicken puffs with hot piping tea. I won't spam you, promise! I need both, lol…Mummy is recuperating slowly but surely, thanks…Please do post a pic! Add in a small amount of reserved liquid to make the mixture slightly moist. Brush with whisked egg. Baking Method: Egg wash (1 egg yolk plus 1 tbsp milk) the the curry puffs. Deep fry the curry puffs until golden brown. If done right, they never get soggy and are always delicious, even one week later. In general, the smaller the pieces the better. It just goes to my waist..). 1/3 cup mayo. Tamarind Chutney for Doubles and Aloo Pie, Trinidad Black Cake / Caribbean Rum Soaked Fruit Cake, Caribbean-Style Baked Fish in Parchment Paper. Remove to a bowl and add remaining ingredients. Looks sooooo good, can't wait to try this. Drain. 2 cups shredded cooked chicken. Heat up oil. Choux Pastry. Place chicken in a food processor and pulse until fine or shred/chop until  fine. Boil until cooked, about 7-10 minutes. Other Variations For This Puff Pastry Chicken Pot Pie. This facilitates evaporation and prevents “flat” puffs. Our sister-in-law is from Trinidad and she cooks a mean curry. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. All the best to you too…:-). Sometimes three eggs are sufficient, other times four, as I explain below. Hey Ria, I messed up. 1 tsp salt. [I use two spoons, with a scooping upwards motion, to help me make it round.] Curry puffs are a common snack in south east Asia, made with pastry shell and yummy fillings of curried chicken, potatoes or eggs. 1 ¼ cup all purpose flour. Like all my recipes, I tested this recipe several times. Luckily, I have learned to manage stress over the years; yoga, meditation, prayer, prioritizing, cuddling, music, food (cooking, eating, reading and talking about it)…Not in any particular order. Put one tablespoon of the chicken mixture on each rectangle. Once the pastry puffs are cool, split them open and add in a spoonful of the chicken filling and serve. Chicken: Traditional Trinidad curry chicken is made with drumsticks, but you can substitute thighs or legs. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Milk well and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat. They are super easy to make – using only a few simple ingredients. The higher you drop, more dramatic it looks! https://www.kitchengonerogue.com/recipe/spicy-chicken-puff-pastry ( Log Out /  The recipe works the same way. 1 egg yolk + 2 tbsp water for egg wash . ( Log Out /  Our sister-in-law is from Trinidad and she cooks a mean curry. March 14, 2014 by Kristin Leave a Comment. Follow walthamstowfoodies on WordPress.com. It’s versatile in that it can be filled with cream or drizzled with chocolate and enjoyed as a dessert. I messed up again, with the same issue. Drain. Drop or pipe 1 tablespoon full—2 inches apart—onto a parchment paper lined baking tray, until you have used up all the batter. Bake it at 180C for 20 minutes, or until golden brown. The challenge was not the making of the puff, but the emotional distress related to turning 40, but that’s a whole other post. 1/2 cup butter. I made these recently on the morning of my birthday. I attempted the recipe and the meat mixture was successful. Next let it cool for 15 minutes otherwise the eggs will curdle. Repeat with the remaining ramekins. Thank you for taking your time to post these great recipes and beautiful photos !!! Your blog is amazing…, Btw, found your site by accident, looking for buss up shot recipe…so happy I did, now i'm hooked! Yummy!! When the puffs are cool, cut with a serrated knife and fill with 1 heaping teaspoon of chicken paste, or more depending on the size of your puffs.. 1 teaspoon peppercorns (or ground black pepper), 2-4 pimento peppers, finely chopped (caribbean seasoning pepper), 1. Chicken Salad. [When last did you do something for you?] In this recipe, you get 2 options: puff pastry or the homemade kourou dough. Yes, in the refrigerator, very easily for upto 2-3 days. . Perfect for busy weeknights! That’s how good they are. Whisk the egg with 1 tablespoon of water and lightly brush the puff pastry with the egg. Chicken breasts are not recommended, as they easily dry out. Remove the pan from the heat and allow it to cool about 5-7 minutes or until lukewarm (that’s when you can leave you finger in the batter for about 10 seconds comfortably). https://cookingwithria.com/2014/02/how-to-make-chicken-puffs-trinidad.html How to re-heat chicken puffs? In a bowl, mix chicken mixture, cream cheese and butter until creamy. I urge you to rely not only on this recipe but also your judgment. In a medium saucepan over medium high heat, add butter(cut into pieces first), water, salt and sugar. I threw out everything and then attempted it again. I admit as an 80’s child I loved profiteroles – but as I can’t eat cream I usually steer clear of them. This is a small batch chicken pot pie recipe that serves 2-3 people but can be easily doubled or tripled if needed. Rinse chicken cutlets with lemon juice and water. While you don’t see many recipe posts from me, rest assured that a new recipe is born every time I enter the kitchen. 2. At this stage the chicken mixture might be a tad dry. Simply transfer the refrigerated (stored) chicken puffs to the kitchen counter until it has come to room temperature. Have you seen me lately? Then transfer the chicken puffs to the … 1 cup water. How to make Chicken Puffs – Spicy Chicken Puffs : 1. Potatoes: For a more substantial meal, add 2 cups of boiling potatoes cut into 1-inch chunks to cook along with the chicken. Finally, to make this chicken puff, cut each puff pastry sheet into rectangles. Fill them with chicken … With love EVERY DAY…(not just V-day) Brush the amazing tasting King’s Hawaiian BBQ Sauce Original Sweet Pineapple BBQ Sauce on the chicken or SPAM® Clas… It’s been a rough year thus far and I expect the turbulence to continue for another twelve months. I look like a stuffed puff!! Fold into balls. One egg(top left), two eggs(top right), three eggs (bottom left)–smooth but didn’t drop from the spoon, four eggs (bottom right)–just right…. In a saucepan, combine the chicken with all the above listed ingredients ‘For Chicken Masala’. remove pan from the heat (lower heat). Puffs are basically choux pastry or pâte à choux, a light pastry dough used to make profiteroles, croquembouches, éclairs, French crullers, beignets, St. Honoré cake, Indonesian kue sus, and gougères(Wikipedia). I followed everything to the T. Any help would be appreciated , thanks !! Have not made them in a while but your pics surely want me to mix up a batch now. Hi. This way I can enjoy one or two while I prepare dinner during the week(or whenever the kids start fighting!). Adapted from Le Cordon Bleu: Dessert Techniques. However, the pastry was a disaster. Lovely Laksa – Sambal Shiok, Holloway Road, N7, My first attempt at Thai Prawn Summer Rolls - inspired by @. The Trinidadian cuisine boasts a wide variety of breads and roti, from the split peas filled dhalpuri to the everyday, simple sada roti. The idea is simple: threading cooked chicken or cubes of SPAM® Classic cubes onto a bamboo skewers with the juicy Dole pineapple slices. 4 eggs beaten. Thanks so much for the wonderful compliments and well wishes Perry!! https://everydaydishes.com/simple-food-recipes/chipotle-chicken-puffs-recipe Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Signup to receive new posts via email! Cook until onions are tender and chicken is browned and cooked through. https://www.homemadezagat.com/2016/08/trinidad-chicken-puffs-recipe.html Pingback: The best of 2012 | walthamstowfoodies. When the butter has melted and water comes to a boil. It is similar to the empanadas except that the outer cover is flakier and pastry like. There is no long list of ingredients, no need to spend half a day in the kitchen prepping. ( Log Out /  For the filling steam or roast 2 chicken breasts, strip the meat and add salt and pepper, chopped coriander, crushed garlic, finely chopped chilli and mayonnaise to bind the whole lot together. Place in preheated oven (375 degrees F) and bake for 20-25 minutes OR until light in weight and light golden brown(took twice the time in Mummy’s oven!!!). 1 stick (8 tablespoons/4 ozs) organic sweet cream butter** (or regular pure butter), cut into pieces. Thaw the puff pastry sheet at room temperature for 30 minutes or depending on the instructions given in the pack. This crunchy munchy tea time snack is perfect for every occasion. In Trinidad and Tobago we enjoy a savory variation, stuffed with chicken, tuna, egg or cheese paste and served as an appetizer. Thank you Ria! Ria, i love your blog , i just spent like 20 mins looking for it , thought i had it saved in my favorites on ipad and then had to remember what recipe i wanted to FINALLY find it . Mix until combined. Will try this recipe soon.Maybe I will post a picture of the finished product for you.haha.Keep on posting more fabulous Trini recipes.All the best ^ _ ^. I am sharing with you this amazing Hawaiian chicken kabobs recipe that is easy, delicious, and perfect for the summer. ……and splendiferous dishes! In some countries you can also buy ready cooked chicken breasts and these work perfectly, if … At my first attempt , outside of the pastry was cooked and the inside was undercooked. Use other veggies like cauliflower, spinach, or kale. But my most favorite is this chicken … 2 tbsp sour cream. Heat the water and butter in a saucepan until the butter is all melted. (I reserve the broth and usually add more hot water to dilute the saltiness, then sip it while hot, but that’s just me! Thanks for the recipe,great details and amazing pics ! 2. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Furthermore,  since they are bite size, you won’t eat yourself fat with only one or two, unless you make it four consecutive weeks like I did. Well… I love these… I’ve eaten way too many! I admit as an 80’s child I loved profiteroles – but as I can’t eat cream I usually steer clear of them. Mango Chicken Puffs recipe breakdown: Chicken breasts: I suggest you cook the chicken a day before and cut it into small pieces or you can shred it. Next pipe (or dollop) onto a greased tray and bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes at 180 degree Celsius. Instead of puff pastry, make homemade buttermilk biscuits, mmm. In a small saucepan, add chicken, water, green seasoning, thyme, salt and peppercorns. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I have changed the recipe up a few times, but must say, this variation is definitely my personal favorite. Change ). Place a slice of hard boiled egg and top up with curry chicken filling. Alternately, fill a piping bag or re-sealable bag (snip edge) with batter and pipe dough into evenly sized balls on the parchment paper. I Loooove puffs. Last year, I made a similar recipe using shredded chicken and crescent rolls and quickly discovered that they became a family favorite. Well… I love these… I’ve eaten way too many! You put a lot of effort,thought and time into your recipe posts and rest assured that it's very much appreciated.Hope your mom's surgery turned out fine and that she is doing well.Yes meditation works wonders.Never tried yoga myself.Good luck in your business life and happy 40th ! Corporate mergers and acquisitions, downsizing, increased workload, learning new systems, unrelenting deadlines, higher cost of my medical plan, fewer vacation days, editing two thousand pics I took recently at a wedding in TnT, mummy undergoing knee replacement surgery, too many birthday parties when I want to relax on the weekend, kids studying for the ELA exam in April, the frigid tundra that is now the norm in NYC and oh, turning  40. Who woulda thunk that turning 40 stunk? For Christmas and Easter and special occasions we enjoy freshly baked homemade bread with a nice coating of butter. Sounds like you need to use a lower temp and/or cook longer, your oven may be overheating. My sister Rye (short for Raya) was under the impression that I ordered them and called my Hubbie at work to confirm. This is where I would like to help. I’ve had dreams of making it into a huge sandwich and even packing it for the kids’ lunch. 1 ½ tsp garlic, crushed. Not only are they a great appetizer to impress your friends with, ever so often, I make these on a Saturday and keep them in a re-sealable bag in the refrigerator. Learnt to use a piping bag then. Sprinkle in some cheese such as parmesan, mozzarella, or parmigiano reggiano! Preheat oven to 400 degree F and start to make the masala so that once you are done it will be perfect to bake them. [Find my “munster” nephew in the pic below..], Makes about 30 small puffs (shown in the pics) or 15 large, **I have used both salted and unsalted butter using the same amount of salt called for in the recipe, with no noticeable difference…and I wasn’t drunk..I swear…. Puffs can be made with several types of filling. These can also be made with cheese and onion filling, or maybe spicy minced beef… let your imagination run wild! Take the pan off the heat, add the flour and stir and beat until it’s formed a ball of dough. ( Log Out /  These chicken turnovers are perfect served as an appetizer or alongside soup or salad. My Hawaiian chicken kabobs recipe is versatile, you can either use chicken or SPAM® Classic. A passion for good food – bought locally, cooked simply and shared with friends in Walthamstow, London and beyond. Taste for salt and pepper and add more to your liking. I love these chicken curry puffs as … In my kitchen, nothing goes to waste! Chicken Wellington (Puff Pastry-Wrapped Chicken) Food.com egg, puff pastry, finely chopped fresh parsley, oil, onion, pepper and 7 more Small Nutella-filled Puff … [Open one to test to see if the insides are actually cooked. The first time the batter was too runny, which resulted in very flat puffs. And, they are ready in less than 30 minutes. Chicken Puffs. This makes enough delicious, flavorful, chicken paste for about 30 small puffs (recipe above) and a sandwich or two……or you can make 15 large. . Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. These Tex Mex Chicken Pot Pie Puffs are a zippy twist on my traditional Chicken Pot Pie Puffs. 3. Add all the flour at once and stir vigorously, with a wooden spoon,  until thoroughly combined. Puff pastry is typically only good when frozen then thawed in its raw form prior to baking. As I said this is my sister-in-law’s recipe and she makes it sound so simple. Where did I go wrong ? All cooks have their own variation/technique. Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste, TRVDiscDefault::1201 I even started typing her name into the Google search along with the dish I want to make. Fill each baking dish or ramekin with 1½ cups of the chicken pot pie filling, then top with a puff pastry square. You may think that preparing puffs is a painstaking affair, but if you are equipped with the right instructions, it will be effortless to prepare. If not, return the puffs to the oven.]. I just want you to know that these puffs are so delicious your guests would not believe you when you tell them you made it yourself. I love her recipes. 1 tbsp sugar. That problem was rectified by bringing the butter and water to a full boil and then continuing to cook the batter after the flour is mixed in. Behind the scenes at Tonkotsu – and an opening discount code! Can chicken puffs be stored? Crimp the edges. But I have fallen in love with one dish – Chicken puffs. 3. Then slowly and patiently beat in the eggs one at a time until you’ve made a smooth mixture. Kourou dough is a greek pastry that is made with basic ingredients such as yogurt, olive oil, flour, and some salt. Return pot to heat and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly, until it comes away from the pan, combines into a ball of dough and there is a thin film on the bottom of the pan. Place balls on a large baking sheet. Chicken Puff or Chicken Bouchee. 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