Chicken & sweetcorn turnovers

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Tip – roast a whole chicken for dinner and use the leftovers for this dish, or alternatively just roast a whole chicken at the start of the week to use for pizza toppings, sandwich fillings or even to add to a soup or broth for extra protein

5 Minutes
20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Serves: Serves 4-6 as a snack or light lunch
1 tin of sweetcorn
2 sheets of puff pastry
1 egg, whisked
300g roast chicken, shredded or chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 190˚C/170˚C fan/gas mark 5.
  2. Mix together the cooked chicken and sweetcorn and set aside.
  3. Lay out the sheets of puff pastry and cut out circles with a large pastry cutter or with a knife using a small plate as a guide.
  4. Mound a heaped tablespoon of filling on half of each circle.
  5. Moisten edges with egg and fold the pastry over the filling to make a half moon shape.
  6. Press edges with a fork to seal and prick the tops with a fork for steam vents.
  7. Place turnovers on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. These can be enjoyed hot or cold.