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Chicken & Mushroom Boxty

Chicken & Mushroom Boxty

St Patty’s day is almost here.  Last week I made the Shamrock Shake Cupcakes, because I was getting the Irish itch.  This weekend, while visiting my best friend in Michigan, we decided to make an Irish meal and invited some of her friends over to share it with us.

After contemplating a few options, we decided on Boxty with a chicken and mushroom filling.  For sides, we didn’t want to do anything complicated, so we served Spiced Apples and Parmesan Roasted Asparagus.  And, dessert?  Oh boy… we did individual Chocolate Stout Cakes (for which I’ll post the recipe tomorrow).  DE-licious!!

The Boxties were awesome.  They weren’t as filling and heavy as we thought they would be…which was good and bad.  Bad, because we only made enough for one per person.  Good, because everyone didn’t end up with full stomach-aches and had room for their yummy dessert!

Boxty can be served flat like a pancake with the filling stacked on top, or they can have a filled effect by just folding it over.  We chose the filled option.

UPDATE: 3/16/2011 – Please click here for an updated version of this recipe.

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  1. This looks so tasty. I love me a good boxty!!

  2. I never knew what a boxty was, until I read your post. Thanks for the recipe idea.

  3. brannyboilsover says:

    I’ve never heard of Boxty. Thanks!

  4. Looks great!


  5. I’ve never heard of this dish, but it looks super!!!!

  6. I have never heard of this dish either but it looks fantastic! Thanks for sharing.

  7. Vicki Lindsey says:

    This comment is a little late, so hopefully those of you who have tried this recipe have not learned the hard way…. Just wanted to inform you that the potatoes can permanently stain your kitchen towels (when you squeeze them dry). Nikki and I both thought they should be fine, but it did not completely wash out! :)

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