Chicken Pastel Dish

Chicken Pastel or Pastel de Pollo in Spanish, is the Filipino version of the Chicken Pot Pie sans the pie, usually made out of chicken with a thick white sauce made out of cream or milk. The original version of this dish is definitely baked where in the chicken stew is encased in a pie crust or similar pastry but knowing Filipinos love their rice hence the bread was replaced.

This dish is usually made out of chicken but it can also be done with different types of meat such as pigeon, rabbit and duck along side with different vegetables such as carrots, mushrooms, olives and celery. A popular Philippine dish during special occasions which is a must try for everyone.

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Chicken Pastel Dish 3

Chicken Pastel Dish

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Chicken Pastel or Pastel de Pollo in Spanish, is the Filipino version of the Chicken Pot Pie sans the pie, usually made out of chicken with a thick sauce



  • 800g chicken thighs, deboned and diced
  • 3 pcs large pork sausages, cooked and sliced (In Philippines we use Vienna Sausage)
  • 2 medium sized potatoes, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 cups farmers brown mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped bacon
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 400ml can evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • salt
  • white pepper
  • chopped parsley


  1. In a pot fry bacon pieces in butter, once brown remove and set aside.
  2. Now add garlic and onions then saute for a minute, then remove and set aside
  3. Now add chicken pieces and quickly fry until brown on all sides, remove then set aside.
  4. Add flour and mix well until it forms a roux.
  5. Add chicken stock mix well until there are no more lumps, then add chicken, pork sausages, potato, carrots, mushrooms, fried bacon, fried garlic, fried onions and celery. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes
  6. Add milk bring to a boil and simmer for additional 5 minutes.
  7. Season with salt and pepper, garnish with chopped parsley



21 Responses

  1. Gizelle says:

    aaay, I like! reminds me too of chicken ala king which I haven’t cooked for the longest time 🙂

  2. Kathryn says:

    Agghhh I am drooling over this at my desk. Especially the bacon and pork sausage and chicken part.

  3. peachkins says:

    One of my most favorite chicken dish!

  4. Ces says:

    i have tried this recipe and it was a success! since then i have been trying other recipes too from this website..kung pao chicken and chinese braised beef..all success!

  5. Abigael Garcia says:

    I will try this tomorrow. My husband really likes it. We will cook together :))

  6. This looks so delicious. I’ve been looking for a good pot pie recipe and I’m definitely adding this to my recipe box. I like that it doesn’t have the crust, it’s very unique!

  7. chef basar says:

    Amazing recipe, success irritate me today I’m going to make this dish

  8. inga says:

    what kind of pork sausage would you recomend to use.fresh or precooked? thank you

  9. chay says:

    What kind of pork sausage, the chorizo Bilbao or Vienna sausage?

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