Greggs chicken bake recipe

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With the hashtag #GreggsItYourself trending on social media, the bakery has shared another one of its fan-favourite recipes for all to enjoy at home.

Greggs chicken bake
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SkillMedium

With the hashtag #GreggsItYourself trending on social media, the bakery has shared another one of its fan-favourite recipes for all to enjoy at home.

Greggs shared their recipe for the tasty Steak Bake online recently and immediately improved our lunch prospects. Since the success of this iconic recipe, they've shared another one - the recipe for Greggs' chicken bake.

Loved by millions around the UK, Greggs' chicken bake can actually be made very easily at home using some basic supermarket ingredients and instructions from the master bakers themselves.

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They shared their recipe on Instagram and since then, hundreds of people have got involved in the #GreggsItYourself (opens in new tab) challenge with the chicken bake.

Greggs aren't the only ones to be sharing recipes for their food online though, Pret recently shared one of their much-loved cookie recipe (opens in new tab) and McDonald's have taught us all how to make the perfect homemade Big Mac (opens in new tab).

Ingredients

  • Small chunks of chicken
  • Chicken stock
  • Cornflour mixed with water
  • Double cream
  • Cream cheese
  • Puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten

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Method

  1. Fry the chicken, then add the stock and bring to a simmer. Then add the cornflour and water mixture to thicken to your liking.
  2. Add double cream and cream cheese, then season to taste and leave to cool.
  3. Cut two pieces of pastry to size and brush the edges with the beaten egg.
  4. Spoon your filling on to one of the pastry pieces and and place the other sheet over the top. Use a fork to crimp the edges of the pastry sheets together and use a knife to score wavy lines into the top pastry sheet.
  5. Brush the rest of the beaten egg over the top and bake for 20 minutes at 200C (or until golden brown and piping hot).
Top Tip for making Greggs chicken bake

With Greggs not giving precise quantities for their ingredients, this is a great opportunity to play around with the ingredients and create your own twist on their classic chicken bake

Grace Walsh is a Features Writer for Goodto.com, covering breaking news health stories during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as lifestyle and entertainment topics.  She has worked in media since graduating from the University of Warwick in 2019 with a degree in Classical Civilisation and a year spent abroad in Italy. It was here that Grace caught the bug for journalism, after becoming involved in the university’s student newspaper and radio station.