Chicken Pastel Recipe

Chicken pastel recipe is a filipino well loved recipe during special occasion just like christmas and fiesta's. This recipe is so flavorful due to its different ingredient. Here is how i prepare this delicious filipino menu, chicken pastel recipe.


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 3 tbsp of toyo
  • 1 calamansi juice
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 1/2 tbsp rock salt
  • 1/4 tsp peppercorn
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 2 pcs chorizo de bilbao, julienne
  • 1 can vienna sausage, sice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 green olives
  • 1 chicken cubes
  • 1 carrot, cut into cubes
  • 3 pcs potato, medim size cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup button mushroom
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch, dissolve in 1/2 cup water
  • 2 hard boiled egg, cut

  • 1 1/2 cup gold medal all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • egg wash
Procedure of Cooking for Chicken Pastel

  • Marinate slice shicken with soy sauce and calamansi juice, set aside for 15 minute.
  • In a casserole boil the chicken from water,salt and peppercorn until tender, drain.
  • In a separate pot, heat margarine and fry chicken a litte until it change in color
  • Add chorizo de bilbao and sausage.
  • Add chicken broth and chicken cubes to boil abd simmer.
  • Add olives, carrot, potato and mushroom.
  • When it tenders, add vetsin, salt to taste and cornstarch to thickened.
  • Transfer cooked chicken pastel recipe into baking dish
  • Pre heat oven to 450 degrees fahrenheit
  • On a clean mixing bowl, mix salt, flour, cold water, shortening, lard into a dough.
  • In a flat surface, use rolling pin to flattened dough.
  • Cover with the flattened dough the cook pastel and seal the side by pressing to stick the edges.
  • Prick small holes to dough surface to let the steam out during baking process, brush with egg wash.
  • Bake until golden brown.
Served chicken pastel recipe in a platter while it is hot with hot steamy rice.