Cheese and Chicken Pastries

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker OP300
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 30 mins
  • Skill Medium
  • Serves 4 people

Cheese and Chicken Pastries

These are my mum’s Cheese and Chicken Pastries that she makes in bulk and freezes. They keep
well in the freezer for up to 4 months and are great for picnics and parties.

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Eggs, Dairy


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Onion, diced
  • 150g Chicken Breast, diced
  • 1/2 tsp Green Chilli paste, Optional
  • Salt to taste
  • 500g Maris Piper Potatoes, Boiled and mashed
  • 3 tbsp Butter, melted
  • 100g Cheddar Cheese, Grated
  • 600g Puff Pastry (Ready Rolled), thawed
  • 1 Egg, whisked
  • Oil to spray

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Select Saute. Heat Oil in the foodi and add Cumin Seeds.

  • Step 2

    After 30 seconds add the Onion.

  • Step 3

    Cook till light brown – 5 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Add Chicken and Green Chilli Paste. Cook for 10 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Season and mix through.

  • Step 6

    Remove mixture from the Foodi.

  • Step 7

    Stir the melted butter into the mash and then add the Chicken mixture and grated Cheese.

  • Step 8

    Stir through until the chicken is evenly combined.

  • Step 9

    Cut the pastry into large squares.

  • Step 10

    Spread cooled mixture on the rolled-out pastry leaving 1 cm from the edges.

  • Step 11

    Brush some of the egg around the edges of the pastry, then fold the pastry in half over the filling to
    form a rectangle. Repeat with remaining dough and filling.

  • Step 12

    Press the sides down using a fork.

  • Step 13

    Spray some oil into the air fryer basket and then on the pastries.

  • Step 14

    Add to air fryer and fry for 8-10 minutes at 170 C. Flip midway.