• Makes 25
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 8 Ingredients


Easy to prepare party food

Ingredients (makes 25 Vol au vents)

  • 250 grams Ingham's diced chicken breast ( chopped into smaller pieces)
  • 1/2 small leek, sliced finely
  • dash white wine
  • 55 grams(approx) butter
  • 1/2 cup (approx) milk
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 table spoon whole grain mustard
  • 25 small Vol Au Vent cases


  1. heat a little oil in a small frypan. Fry leeks and chicken until almost cooked . season with salt and pepper . Pour in white wine and fry off for a minute or two
  2. Remove from pan. Add butter to pan and melt , add flour and stir well , cook for 1 minute.
  3. Pour in milk stirring constantly to avoid lumps, When a thick pouring consistency is achieved add the chicken mixture and the mustard. stir well and warm through
  4. place Vol au vents on a baking tray and carefully fill with chicken mixture Bake in 170 degree oven until golden and warmed through


The mixture can be made a day ahead and pastry shells filled a little before serving.

  • I love Vol au vents! I haven’t had them in so long. Guess I’m off to the supermarket…


  • Vol Au Vents are great for dinner parties – chicken and mustard sounds a lovely combo.


  • Thanks for the recipe. They look so good.


  • I have never tried these before though they look interesting looks yummy


  • OMG vol au vents. Haven’t had this since I was a little tacker, and then they were bought ready made, just heat in the freezer


  • Thanks for sharing, I have not cooked with vol au vents before, now i know how easy it can be.


  • Very interesting idea and looks easy to make. Even could be served with pasta/rice and veggies as a dish.

    • Definitely ! You can get the large vol au vents and use them for a meal ????


  • This looks not only delicious, but elegant too!!

    • Good point – good party savoury pieces.


  • Delicious looking little chicken vol au vents – tasty little mouthfuls.


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