Minced Chicken Puffs Recipe

These delightful minced chicken puffs are perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a cozy family dinner or a party appetizer. Packed with flavorful minced chicken and encased in flaky pastry, they are sure to impress your guests.

Ingredients:

  • 500g minced chicken
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup carrots, diced
  • 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C (400°F).
  2. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and cook until translucent.
  3. Add the minced garlic and grated ginger to the skillet, and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  4. Add the minced chicken to the skillet, breaking it up with a spoon, and cook until browned.
  5. Stir in the curry powder, cumin, salt, and pepper, and cook for another minute.
  6. Add the frozen peas and diced carrots to the skillet, and cook until the vegetables are tender. Remove from heat and let the mixture cool slightly.
  7. Roll out the puff pastry sheets on a floured surface, and cut each sheet into 9 equal squares.
  8. Place a spoonful of the chicken mixture onto each square of puff pastry.
  9. Fold the pastry over the filling to form a triangle, and press the edges together with a fork to seal.
  10. Place the filled pastry triangles onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  11. Brush the tops of the pastry triangles with beaten egg wash.
  12. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the pastry is golden brown and crispy.
  13. Serve the minced chicken puffs hot, and enjoy!

These minced chicken puffs are a delicious combination of savory chicken filling and buttery puff pastry. They make a fantastic appetizer or snack for any occasion.

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