Chicken Pie with Yam Biscuits
1 cup cooked yam, mashed (about 1 large yam)
1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 carrots, cut in small dice
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup chicken stock
1/2 cup milk
2 cups cooked chicken
2 sprigs fresh parsley, leaves chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
To make the yam biscuits: Beat together the yam, melted butter and egg. Gradually mix in the flour, salt and baking powder. Set aside and move on to filling.
In a medium saucpan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the carrots and onion and cook until onion is translucent.
Stir in the flour, salt and pepper and cook a couple of minutes, stirring. Remove pan from heat and stir in chicken stock and milk. Return to the hob and heat on medium until mixture boils, boil one minute, stirring constantly, then reduce heat to low and cook 10 minutes.
Stir in chicken and parsley and pour mixture into a casserole. Drop yam biscuits on top of the filling (I used an ice-cream scoop). Bake in the middle of the oven 35 to 40 minutes, or until biscuits are cooked through.
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