Chicken Pot Pie - Janet's Way

janet vinson

By
@chefjlv

Never made a pot pie before, so internet search I went, pulled off 5 award winning recipes, picked a little for this one, a little from that one and whala, got Janet's version and it was a hit!!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

1
whole chicken rotessire or 2-3 cups left over chicken cut up
1
large potatoe, cut into small cubes
1 c
frozen small peas
1 c
carrots, cut into small cubes
1
large onion, chopped
2 clove
garlic chopped
4-6 oz
freshed sliced mushrooms, cubed
1 c
chopped broccoli
1 pkg
refrigerated pie crusts
2/3 c
flour
1/3 c
dry white wine
1 pt
heavy cream or whipping creame
1 pt
half n half
1/3 c
butter
2 Tbsp
butter
1/4 c
chicken stock
1
egg white wash
1 tsp
dried sage
1 tsp
paprika
1 dash(es)
red pepper flakes
salt & pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In boiling salted water, add potatoes and carrots and cook till tender., drain and set aside
2
In frying pan, melt 2 tbsp butter and add onion, garlic and mushrooms till tender. Season with dried sage, paprika, salt & pepper and pepper flakes. Set aside
3
In 4-5 quart stock pot, melt 1/3 cup butter. WHisk in slowly the flour (over medium high heat) till pasty like peanut butter but not like brown roux. Add cream and half n half slowly till thickened. Add wine and stock. (If too thick, add more half n half, but not to make soupy - should be thick)
4
Add peas and broccoli, then add potatoe mixture. Add cut up chicken and season with salt & pepper. Remove from heat
5
Roll out one of pie crusts to fit a 10" ungreased deep dish pan.
6
With brush, brush sides bottom & sides of crust with some of the egg wash, (this will avoid a soggy crust)
7
Fill with cream chicken mixture.
8
Roll out second crust to fit over mixture. Seal and crimp edges.
9
Make slits on top and brush with remaining egg wash.
10
Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or till golden brown
11
Let sit at least 5-10 minutes to settle.
12
Optional: You can add, chopped red or green pepper, celery, shallots, etc of you choice

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Savory Pies