Asparagus Vol-au-Vents with Chicken

Asparagus Vol-au-Vents with Chicken


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Very classy vol-au-vents, ideal as finger food for a party. You can make the mixture ahead of time and freeze it for ease of preparation.


Serves: 36 

  • 60g butter
  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • 1 tin (425g) champignons, sliced
  • 1/3 cup (50g) plain flour
  • 600 ml chicken stock
  • 1 tin (420g) cream of asparagus soup
  • 3 nips (60ml) dry sherry
  • 500g chicken breast, diced
  • 36 small vol-au-vent pastry shells

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. In a large frypan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in onions and mushrooms, and saute until onions are soft. Stir in the flour and continue to cook for 4 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Pour in stock gradually, and continue to stir over a medium heat until thickened. Stir in asparagus soup, sherry, and chicken. Reduce heat to low, and simmer until the chicken is done and the sauce has thickened, about 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, arrange pastry shells in a large baking tray. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before spooning equal amounts of the chicken filling into each shell. Serve immediately.

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