Added by lucyrita | Sun 06 Nov 2011 @ 15:17
Steak pie is one of Britain\'s classic savory dishes.
675g of braising steak, cut into small pieces
225g of button mushrooms, halved
200g of puff pastry
600ml of beef stock
1 onion, finely chopped
25g of beef dripping or sunflower oil
25g of plain flour
1 tbsp of Worcestershire sauce
salt and pepper
egg or milk to glaze
1.Heat the dripping or oil in a large frying pan.
2.In the meantime, trim the fat from the meat and then toss in the flour seasoned with salt and pepper.
3.Fry the meat in the fat until browned and then add the onion and mushrooms.
4.Sprinkle the seasoned flour into the pan and cook until golden brown.
5.Add the Worcestershire sauce and add more seasoning.
6.Pour in enough stock to cover the beef and leave to simmer for 45 minutes.
7.Preheat the oven to a temperature of 150įC.
8.Roll out the pastry to the size of the pie dish plus 2.5cm.
9.Transfer the meat filling to the pie dish and moisten the edge of the dish with water.
10.Cut a 2.5cm strip from the edge of the pastry and place this strip carefully onto the dampened edge of the dish.
11.Dampen the strip of pastry with water and then carefully place the larger piece of pastry over the top of the dish.
12.Trim the edges of the pastry and cut an X in the middle so that steam can escape.
13.Brush with beaten egg or milk to glaze and then bake in the oven for an hour.