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Greek chicken pie with kourou dough

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Greek chicken pie with kourou dough


  • In a pot add the chicken, the water, the bay leaves, the vegetable bouillon powder, and transfer it over medium heat. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Strain the chicken and keep the stock. The stock has to be 500 g. If it less, then add some water.
  • Shred the chicken and set it aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Place the pot over high heat and add 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Cut the onion into small pieces, finely chop the leeks, and add them to the pot. Sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the stock, the semolina, and mix until the mixture thickens and has the texture of a thick bechamel sauce. 
  • Remove from the heat and add the chicken, the eggs, the gruyere cheese, the feta crumbled with your hands, the parsley finely chopped, pepper, and mix well.
  • Brush 1 tablespoon of olive oil into a 25x32 cm baking pan and spread one kourou dough sheet. Make sure to crimp it so that it will stick with the other sheet you will put over the pie.
  • Add the filling and spread it over the whole surface of the pan.
  • Cover with the other kourou dough sheet and make sure to stick it with the bottom sheet well.
  • Score into 8 pieces, drizzle with 2-3 tablespoons olive oil, and sprinkle with the sesame seeds.
  • Bake it for 50-60 minutes. Let it cool and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
31 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
57 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
85 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
3 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
58 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
23 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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