Brazilian Shepherd’s pie?????? Why not? It is call (Escondidinho), another popular dish in Brazil that I will give a little twist using chicken breast and adding more flavour to it, enjoy…..

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This popular family dish is simple to make and taste wonderful.

Escondidinho de Frango ( Brazilian Shepherd’s pie with chicken)

Serves 6

Ingredients for the mashed potatoes

  • 800 g of skinless cooked potatoes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 150 ml milk
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • salt
  1. In a bowl, mash the potatoes with butter, add the milk, parmesan cheese and a bit of salt, mix well.

Ingredients for the (Escondidinho)

  • 1 kg of chicken breast, cooked and shredded into bite sized pieces
  • 5 tomatoes cut in small cubes
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 fresh red chilli, chopped
  • 2 tbsp of green olive stoned and chopped
  • 3 tbsp canned sweet corn without the juice
  • 1 tablet chicken stock
  • 200 g thin slices of smoked ham
  • 200 g thin slices of mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup of spring onions, chopped
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 egg yolk beaten
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Preheat the oven to gas 7 – 15 mins before cooking the Brazilian shepherd’s pie.

  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium pan, add the garlic clove and chilli, cook for 1-2 minutes, add the tomatoes and cook for further 4 minutes.
  2. Add the shredded chicken breast, olives, sweet corn, chicken stock, spring onions, season to taste, mix well and cook in a low heat for about 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer the chicken mixture into a ovenproof dish, smooth and creamy, place layer of smoked ham and cheese, then spread mashed potatoes evenly over it.
  4. Brush the beaten egg yolk carefully over the potato.
  5. Cook in oven until top is browned.
  6. Serve with mix salad or cooked vegetables.

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One thought on “Brazilian Shepherd’s pie?????? Why not? It is call (Escondidinho), another popular dish in Brazil that I will give a little twist using chicken breast and adding more flavour to it, enjoy…..

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