Thursday, December 20, 2007

Open Shepherd's Pie

Our classic shepherd's pie used to be ground beef at the bottom, and top with mashed potatoes.
I made a cocktail Open Shepherd's Pie ! with minced chicken as the Toppings

Easy ! Pipe ur mashed potato according to ur likings (Make a hollow in the middle)! and baked under 200C for 20 minutes.
After baked, fill-in each mini potatoes with some meat&sauce.

Here's are the classic ones

800 g minced chicken / ground beef
2 carrot sticks ( boiled & diced)
3 tomatoes (diced)
1 brown onion (diced)
Salt & pepper & Garlic powder
1 can pasta sauce
1 can tomato thick puree
sugar to taste
parsley & Oregano powder
400 g potato
salt water to boiled
1 egg
50 g butter

  1. Marinate the meat for half an hour.
  2. Heat up the cooking pan with 2 T oil, pan fry the onion, follow by meat.
  3. Stir fry a bit, add in tomatoes & carrots
  4. Pour in all the sauce, and sugar to taste. sprinkle some dried parsley & oregano
  5. Dish up .

Method (potato)

  1. Cut the potato into cubes. Boil with salt water for 20 minutes until soft.
  2. butter ur bowl, and mash the potatoes until fairly smooth.
  3. Beat the egg in a separate bowl.
  4. Now, add in the beated egg into the mashed potatoes. Blend well.
  5. Fill into your piping tube & start make hollow shape.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown at 200C.


ekeng said...

Wooooow..Denise, u bake like chef in 5 Star Hotel..i'm not kidding with u..this pie is a masterpieces :)

Anonymous said...

food food every where. next time i must come here when i am looking for a recipe..i saw yr link on

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