Patty cakes with chicken and champignons

zarenyje-pirozki-s-myasomPatty cakes are considered to be one of the tastiest and most popular dishes in Ukraine. There are dozens of recipe which vary depending on the filling (we may use meat, vegetables, fruits, jams, etc; here a fantasy doesn’t have any boundaries).

Today we use puff pastry to bake crispy patty cakes with juicy chicken and mushroom stuffing. If you want to serve a nourishing and appetizing snack, then don’t hesitate and use our recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • pork fat (for frying)
  • 500 g (1,1 lb) chicken
  • 500 g (1,1 lb) puff pastry
  • 150 g (5 oz) breadcrumbs
  • dairy butter (for baking)
  • 100 g (3,5 oz) fresh champignons
  • black ground pepper – to taste
  • salt – to taste

Cooking

Boil chicken until done and chop it finely. Peel, cut mushrooms into medium pieces and fry them on a griddle with rewarmed pork fat. Combine the prepared meat and champignons with breadcrumbs. Add salt, pepper, lemon juice and eggs. Mix the mass until smooth.

Roll puff pastry. Cut out the circles of medium size. Place the stuffing in the center of each one and cover the patty cake with another circle. Crimp the edges tightly.

Grease a baking sheet with dairy butter, transfer the patties there and gratinate them in an oven. Serve the patty cakes fresh out of the oven.

Enjoy your meal!