Mini Chicken Pizza Pies

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“Good things come in small packages’

This is one quote I have never fully agreed all my life,because I am a tall girl ๐Ÿ™‚ ย But looks like now I can’t agree more. Well…there are exceptions to every rule ๐Ÿ™‚ These mini pizza pies which just made way out of my oven are so irresistibly delicious. They smell incredibly good,are crunchy,scrumptious,juicy and melt in the mouth…all at the same time.The pies are made from scratch and baked in the oven for about 10-15 minutes. They are then filled with a delicious pizza filling and Italian seasonings,covered loosely with layers of filo pastry and baked again. The result is a crunchy top,juicy center and a firm yet melt in the mouth base. They are excellent finger food or hors d’oeuvres for a party. The best part is the individual portion size. you don’t have to take the troubleย of slicing through a pie and serving it individually. the cup cake wrappers in which you place them ensures that your guests’ fingers stay clean. So, on the whole this is a complete win-win dish for big parties. You can make the filling and bake the pie shells in advance and just do the final baking before your guests arrive.

Mini Chicken Pizza pies

  • Servings: 12
  • Difficulty: easy
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For the mini pie shells:

  • 250 g flour
  • 125 g butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 heaped tsp. Italian seasonings
  • 1 egg yolk mixed with a tsp. of water for brushing

Cut butter into cubes. Make sure it is chilled. Add flour and mix well with your fingers or in a food processor. Add the egg and knead into a smooth dough. Wrap in a cling film and refrigerate for at least half an hour. divide it into 12 portions and roll each one of them into circles so as to fit into the tart/cupcake moulds. Prick the base with a fork and brush with egg yolk. Bake at 180 C for 10-15 minutes.

For the filling:

  • 1 cup boiled and shredded chicken
  • 1/4 cup sweet corn kernels boiled
  • 1/4 cup capsicum chopped
  • 1 onion diced fine
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tsp. mixed dry herbs (oregano,basil)

For the top cover:

  • 3 spring roll wrappers or puff pastry

Put oil in a wok and saute the onions till translucent. Add capsicum,chicken,corn and tomato. Season with salt,pepper, herbs and pizza sauce. You can add some tomato ketchup to the filling.

Take 3 springroll wrappers and brush with butter. layer them one over the other.Cut into 12 squares. Cover the filled pies with these square strips and tuck loosely.

Brush with egg yolk and bake for 10 minutes or till top is golden and appears crisp. You can use puff pastry instead of spring roll wrappers if it is available with you.

Enjoy with friends and family…

 

 

I am taking these mouth watering delicious pies to share with friends at Angie’s Fiesta Friday# 81

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42 Comments Add yours

  1. Oh YUM! I am also tall 5’8″ and I do not get that quote either! Cheryl Have a good day in a small way…HeeHee

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    1. skd says:

      I am 5’8″ too Cheryl,and this call for a high five ๐Ÿ™‚

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      1. Perfect yes high five girlfriend!!! Woo Hoo

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  2. sewloveable says:

    Such a great idea!!!

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you โ˜บ

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  3. varinaj says:

    oh boy…husband would LOVE these.

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    1. skd says:

      Then you must make them . I am sure you will love them too๐Ÿ‘โ˜บ

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  4. My French Heaven says:

    This looks so fluffy and delicious!!! What an inspired idea too!

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you so much. They were very tasty too.

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  5. Lina says:

    Wow! Wow! Wow! Your tempting me!!!!

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    1. skd says:

      Yay!Thank you Thank you Thank you!!!

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  6. Wow! These look so good ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you Freda โ˜บ

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  7. Oh my. How wonderfully inventive are you ?They look wonderful xxxxxx

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you Shehanne โค โค

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  8. LFFL says:

    Great dinner party idea. I could easily pop these bad boys into my mouth by the hundreds!

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    1. skd says:

      Aaah!! Lucky girl!! Wish I could do that too ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thank you .

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  9. Harmonie says:

    Wow! So creative! I wish somebody would cook me this! Yummm…

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    1. skd says:

      How about beaming them up to you ๐Ÿš€

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      1. Harmonie says:

        ๐Ÿ˜ Hehe! I appreciate your offer! ๐Ÿ˜‰ But no thanks, my father already complains “It’s too costly to harbour a girl like you!” XD

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  10. Definitely looks like a party at your place. Great images!

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    1. skd says:

      You are so right! !! We had a potluck at my inlaws family home and I made 50 of those pies โ˜บ

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  11. They look so yummy! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you Linda โ˜บ

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  12. Wow skd you’ve hit it out of the park with this one! I just love dishes that I can serve for guests that they can just pick up and mingle. This one does all of that. I can just imagine how good your kitchen smelled while this one baked!

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    1. skd says:

      Cooking for me is mostly about aromas and flavors. And I go weak in the knees whenever there is a gorgeous bread baking in the oven. There is a bakery kitchen close to the place where i live and you can just imagine the aromas wafting out at different times. You can tell when the cookies are baking , when the breads and when the cakes are. Its just beautiful.

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      1. I would be hungry all the time smelling that place! Bakery makes me weak. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  13. Who Does not love a pie and mixing pizza sauce with it adds to its charm. Bookmarking this recipe

    Love

    Sharvari

    http://www.mumbaitomelbourne.com/food-and-health-blog-posts

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you for liking it dear

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  14. Loretta says:

    Now how did I miss this one? Love recipes like these, the smaller portions and the presentation, they would go really fast at a cocktail party I’m sure. Thanks for the link on the uses of tumeric too. I’ve read more and more about its benefits, definitely useful information to bookmark.

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    1. skd says:

      They were a hit at the potluck party we had at my inlaws’ family home. And I am a big fan of turmeric too. It is a staple in our kitchen for its medicinal values. Thank you for your kind comments Loretta.

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  15. Super cute and delicious party food!! I’m a very tall girl, so I’ve never fully agreed with that “good things come in small packages” saying either ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    1. skd says:

      That calls for a high fi โœ‹โ˜บFrom one tall girl to another. Thank you for liking the pizza pies.

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  16. Mustang.Koji says:

    This is a novel idea! When my little cake boss asks for another sleepover, this will be perfect for them to make.

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    1. skd says:

      Yeah. No hassle delicious dessert ๐Ÿ‘

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  17. Indeed ‘good things come in small packages’! These mini chicken pizzas are adorable and delectable. I’d love to serve them as appetizers! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you Fae. I am sure you will love them๐Ÿ‘โ˜บ

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  18. These are great! I have a weak spot for mini sized anything! ๐Ÿ™‚ Love the idea!!

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you Dini for the beautiful words ๐Ÿ™‚

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  19. marianthi says:

    I LOVE italian food and those mini pizzas are a great idea for parties!! I just uploaded an “Italian Ristorante” post on my blog http://www.breathsndreams.com. Will you try any Greek recipes? ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. skd says:

      I would love to try. I keep trying dishes from across the world. I have just taken a tour of Athens thanks to your amazing blog. Would love to visit again ๐Ÿ‘โ˜บ

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