Perfect Chicken Pot Pie

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Hey there, culinary pals! Today, we’re diving into the heartwarming world of homemade Chicken Pot Pie. Picture this: a golden crust, steam rising, and a symphony of flavours waiting for your taste buds. Intrigued? Let’s cook up some comfort!

Origin and History

Chicken Pot Pie, a cherished icon of American comfort food, has a rich history rooted in resourcefulness and innovation. Dating back to the early 20th century, pot pies gained popularity as a way to make the most of leftovers and create a filling, satisfying meal. Over the years, this simple yet hearty dish has become a symbol of warmth, bringing families together in the joy of a shared, homemade feast.

Tips and Tricks

  • Rotisserie Chicken Magic: Save time by using rotisserie chicken for a flavorful and convenient protein base.
  • Perfectly Seasoned Veggies: Sauté vegetables until they’re tender but still vibrant for a burst of freshness in every bite.
  • Flaky Pie Crust: Achieve the perfect flakiness by allowing the pie crust to chill before baking.
  • Creamy Filling: Create a velvety, well-seasoned filling using a combination of broth and cream for ultimate comfort.

How to Use Pie Mix

Elevate your Chicken Pot Pie game with the simplicity and reliability of Pie Mix. Here’s how:

  • Get the Mix: Purchase a high-quality Pie Mix from your local grocery store or online.
  • Prep the Filling: Combine the mix with a creamy blend of broth, cream, and savory seasonings to create a luscious chicken and vegetable filling.
  • Layer the Pie: Line a pie dish with a flaky crust, add the rich filling, and cover with another layer of crust.
  • Bake to Golden Perfection: Pop your creation in the oven and watch as the pie transforms into a golden masterpiece.
  • Serve and Savor: Allow the aroma of freshly baked Chicken Pot Pie to fill your kitchen, then serve and savor each comforting bite.

How to make Chicken Pot Pie

Mastering the Art of Homemade Chicken Pot Pie”

Recipe by ImamCourse: DinnerCuisine: American


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Imagine a golden-brown, flaky crust giving way to a creamy, savory filling packed with tender chunks of chicken and a medley of colorful vegetables. Our Chicken Pot Pie is a celebration of simplicity and flavor—a dish that brings joy to the table and nostalgia to the heart.


  • The Essentials
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded

  • 1 cup carrots, diced

  • 1 cup peas

  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped

  • 1/3 cup butter

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

  • Freshness Matters
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed

  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth

  • 2/3 cup milk

  • A Twist of Flavor
  • 2 refrigerated pie crusts

  • A pinch of thyme

  • A dash of love (optional, but highly recommended)


  • Preparation:
  • Mise en Place Magic: Set up for progress! Preheat your stove to 425°F (220°C) and have every one of your fixings prepared.
  • Chopping and Dicing Dance: Grab your trusty chopping board and get those veggies ready for their starring role. Dice the carrots, chop the celery, and let the onion tears flow.
  • Cooking Steps
  • Building the Flavor Foundation: In a saucepan, allow the butter to gracefully melt over medium heat. Introduce the onion and celery, letting them dance until they reach a delightful tenderness. Sprinkle in a touch of flour, a pinch of salt, a dash of pepper, and a hint of celery seed. Stir the concoction with a touch of culinary magic until it gracefully thickens.
  • The Perfect Roux: Gradually stir in chicken broth and milk, ensuring a smooth blend. Bring to a boil, then let it simmer until it thickens. Cue the heavenly aroma!
  • Simmering Sensation: Add chicken, peas, carrots, thyme, and let it simmer until veggies are tender. Taste the magic happening!
  • Chicken Excellence: Fold in your shredded chicken, letting it soak up the savoury goodness. This is where flavour harmony begins.
  • Veggie Medley Magic: Those diced carrots and peas join the party. Stir them in gently, letting the symphony of colours and flavours come to life.
  • Bringing It All Together: Time to unite the troops! Pour the heavenly mixture into a pie crust-lined dish, covering it with the second crust. Seal the edges and make a few slits for steam to escape.
  • Baking Brilliance
  • Crust Creation Chronicles: Golden brown perfection awaits! Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the crust is a beautiful golden hue
  • Golden Perfection in the Oven: Pull that masterpiece out of the oven, let it cool for a bit, and prepare for the eruption of flavours as you slice into your creation.
  • Total Mastery: Serving
  • Picture-Perfect Portions: Cut into generous slices, serving up a picturesque plate that’s almost too good to eat. Almost.
  • Plating Prowess: Garnish with a sprinkle of thyme for that extra touch of elegance. Insta-worthy? Absolutely.


  • Chicken Pot Pie is more than a dish; it’s a journey back to the warmth and simplicity of home-cooked meals. With the ease of Pie Mix, you can recreate this cherished classic in your kitchen and share the joy of comfort food with those you hold dear.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 22g 34%
    • Saturated Fat 2g 10%
  • Cholesterol 45mg 15%
  • Sodium 610mg 26%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
    • Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
    • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 12g 24%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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