rook pie or pastai cwningen when made with rabbit

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By Carole Davis
from Upper Arlington, OH

In Wales, they actually use rooks however my version uses chicken or cornish hens.

serves 4 to 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For rook pie or pastai cwningen when made with rabbit

  • 2
    short crust pastry ( 2 pie crusts)
  • 1 lb
    breast meat chicken or hen cut in strips
  • 16 slice
    bacon
  • 2 lg
    onions finely chopped
  • 1 qt
    cream
  • SHORT CRUST
  • 1 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1 lg
    egg
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 1 pinch
    salt

How To Make rook pie or pastai cwningen when made with rabbit

  • 1
    Make crust by mixing all in gredients i n astand mixer or food processor until a smooth dough is achieved.
  • 2
    Divide in half and roll out 2 crusts
  • 3
    Line deep dish pie dish with one pastry crust. Layer fowl and bacon in layers. Sprinkle with chopped onions.
  • 4
    Season with salt and pepper and poultry seasoning. Add cream to cover
  • 5
    Cover with second crust and Bake 1 1/2 hours at 350*F. Serve with boiled carrots potatoes and rutabaga mashed with salt and pepper, butter, a splash of milk and a dash of garlic.

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