Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie

A meal straight out of your mom’s cookbook, pot pie is a type of meat pie with a top pie crust, consisting of flaky pastry. This pot pie is made with a chicken, peas, celery and onion filling and is an ideal comfort food for when you’re missing home.

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Chicken Pot Pie 

Original # of Servings: 1

Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Active Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • chicken breast – 2 ounce
  • carrot – 1/4
  • frozen peas – 1/2 ounce
  • celery – 1/8 stalk
  • unsalted butter – 2/3 tablespoon
  • onion – 1/8
  • all purpose flour – 1/4 ounce
  • salt – 1/8 teaspoon
  • black pepper – 1/8 teaspoon
  • celery seed – 1/8 teaspoon
  • chicken broth – 3 tablespoon
  • milk – 1 1/3 tablespoon
  • pre-made pie crust – 1/4

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 F.
  2. In a large pot, combine chicken, carrots, peas, and celery. Add water to cover and boil for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, drain and set aside.
  3. Heat the same pot over medium heat and cook onions in butter until soft. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and celery seed. Slowly stir in chicken broth and milk. Simmer over medium-low heat until thick. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Place the chicken mixture in the bottom pie crust. Pour milky mixture on top. Cover with top crust, seal edges, and cut away excess dough. Make several small slits in the top to allow steam to escape.
  5. Bake in oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown.
  6. Allow to cool and serve.

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