Savory Chicken Pot Pie

Melanie B

By
@MelBelle

Inspired by Paula Deen & Rodney Henry

Paula had Rodney on her show recently and this is what the made (sort of...I made it MY way.) I had enough filling for 2 pies. I froze the other half of the filling. I also froze slices of the pie for my lunches.
Here is the link to their original recipe. pauladeen.com/...savory_chicken_pie

This is very time consuming, but if you make a double batch, you have 4 pies. The filling freezes nicely.


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Serves:

8 per pie/ makes 2 pies

Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
chicken whole (i used 3 large breasts bone on , skin on)
1/2
sweet onion sliced thin
3 clove
garlic, sliced
10
sage leaves, fresh
3 or 4
rosemary sprigs, fresh
salt and pepper
1/2
sweet onion cut into wedges
3
whole carrots peeled & chopped
6
small (or 3 large) potatoes peeled & diced
olive oil
1 can(s)
corn
1 can(s)
peas
2 1/2 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
flour
2
9" pie crusts uncooked
2 Tbsp
butter, melted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2
Chicken:

Place rosemary sprigs, onion slices, garlic slices, and sage under the skin and place into a roasting pan. Salt and pepper the skin. Bake 45 minutes (or longer if using a whole chicken) or until the chicken is done.

Remove the chicken from the oven and cool.
3
Roast carrots, onion wedges & potatoes drizzled with olive oil. (I put them on a sheet pan and put an oven rack above my chicken and cooked them both at the same time.) Roast until tender- 30 minutes or so.
4
When chicken has cooled, pour the 'juices ' from the pan into your bowl. Pull the meat from the bones and chop into bite sized pieces. Discard the herbs. Add potatoes, carrots, peas, corn, heavy cream and flour. *** OR you can make a white cream gravy instead of the heavy cream and flour mixture.*** Mix together well. Salt and pepper to taste.
5
Pour into the pie crust and top with the other piece of dough. Crimp the edges together with a fork. Brush the top crust with melted butter. Cut a small vent in the top. Bake in the preheated oven (350)for 50 minutes.
6
NOTE*** You could easily do this with left over chicken, rotisserie chicken or left over turkey meat from the holidays.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Savory Pies
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #potpie