These puffs are basically choux pastry. A light, crispy pastry shell that can be used to make puffs, to eclairs to gougères. Though they are fancy in name, they are pretty easy to make.

INGREDIENTS of Chicken Puffs

For Puff Shells
  • 3 oz butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup boiling water
For Filling
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons seasoning
  • 2 twigs dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper
  • 1/2 medium red onion
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sauce
  • 2 tablespoon mustard

How to Make Chicken Puffs

  1. Heat oven to 375 degree and melt butter.
  2. Add flour, salt, sugar and stir until a ball is formed.
  3. Allow mixture to cool.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, making sure to fully incorporate egg before adding another.
  5. Add mixture to the piping bag.
  6. Drop onto baking sheet, and bake for 40 mins.
  7. Now Wash and clean chicken.
  8. Add chicken to a deep pan and cover with water, add thyme, pepper, salt, garlic powder to pot.
  9. Boil for about 15 minutes.
  10. Remove chicken from water and Blend till fine paste.
  11. Add mayonnaise, celery, bell peppers, red onions and pepper sauce and salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Cut pastry open 1/2 way and add about a teaspoon of filling into each shell.
  13. Serve hot.