Cajun Chicken Pot Pie

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

A taste of the French Quarter wrapped in a golden brown crust.


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Serves:

4 to 6 Servings

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAJUN SEASONING:

1/4 c
iodized salt
1/4 c
chili powder
1/4 c
paprika
1/4 c
garlic powder
1/4 c
ground black pepper
2 Tbsp
onion powder
2 Tbsp
oregano, dried
2 Tbsp
parsley flakes

PIE:

2
chicken breasts
2
hot italian sausage links
5 Tbsp
butter
1 medium
white onion, diced
1 Tbsp
minced garlic in water
2 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1
green bell pepper, diced
5 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 c
chicken broth
1 c
1% milk
1 medium
russet potato, diced
1 large
carrot, diced
1 c
fresh green beans, cut and trimmed
2 Tbsp
hot sauce
refrigerated pie crusts
1 large
egg, beaten

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400˚.

For the Cajun seasoning: In a small bowl, mix spices until thoroughly combined.
2
Thoroughly season chicken breasts with Cajun seasoning. Place chicken and sausage on a baking sheet.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until fully cooked.

Remove from oven, allow to cool. Dice chicken, slice sausage; reserve.
3
In a large sauté pan, melt butter. Add onions, sauté until translucent. Add garlic, celery and peppers. Sauté until vegetables are tender.
Season with 3 tablespoons of Cajun seasoning.
4
Slowly sprinkle flour over onion mixture, stirring constantly until flour is fully incorporated.
Cook flour mixture until it turns a light brown and it releases a nutty aroma.
Whisk chicken broth and milk into flour mixture. Simmer until thickened, about 2-3 minutes.
5
Once filling has thickened, add potatoes and carrots, continue cooking for 5 minutes.
Stir in green beans, hot sauce, chicken and sausage. Remove from heat.
6
Place one unrolled pie crust in a pie plate. Add filling, top with remaining unrolled crust. Crimp the edges and cut a vent in the top of the crust.
Brush top with beaten egg and bake in oven for 30-45 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
7
Remove pie from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.
8
TIP:
The leftover Cajun seasoning can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 years.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole