Gail Herbest Recipe

The Best Chicken Pot Pie

By Gail Herbest Gaillee

Recipe Rating:
 11 Ratings
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Gail's Story

This is the best chicken pot pie I have ever had. It reminds me of my childhood. A real comfort food.


1 lb
boneless chicken- cubed
1 c
sliced carrots
1 c
frozen peas
1 c
diced potatos
1/2 c
sliced celery
1/3 c
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1/3 c
chopped onions
1/3 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
celery seed/or celery flakes
1 3/4 c
chickon broth
2/3 c
9 inch pie crusts

Directions Step-By-Step

preheat oven to 425 degrees
In a sauce pan combine chicken, potatoes, carrots. peas and celery. add water and cover and boil for 15 minutes remove from heat and drain and set aside
in sauce pan over medium heat, cook onions in the butter until soft and translucent. stir in flour, salt pepper and celery seed/flakes. slowly stir in the chicken broth and milk. simmer over medium heat until thick remove from heat and set aside
Place the chicken mixture in bottom of the pie crust. pour hot liquid mixture over. Cover with top crust, seal edges and cut away extra dough. make several small slits in the top to allow steam to escape
Bake in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until pastry is golden brown and filling is bubbly. cool for 10 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Savory Pies
Collection: Comfort Classics
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

  • Comments

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    Vivian Queen-Chase MsVivian - Sep 16, 2010
    Happy Me, Gail, This sounds so much like the one I used to make in a loaf pan with top and bottom crust. Can't wait to try it. Thanks for sharing ;o)
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    Gail Herbest Gaillee - Sep 16, 2010
    we had it last night and I had 2 small pieces, my husband wont eat anything mixed (weirdo) but my youngest son stopped by and finished it off this morning before leaving :-) he said OMG this is just like it's suppose to be
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    Misty Caple MistyinCarencro - Dec 4, 2010
    This is truly delicious! Thank you so much for sharing!!!! :)
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    Gail Herbest Gaillee - Dec 5, 2010
    So glad you liked it :-) Thank you
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    Gloria Gates gloriacat6 - Jan 6, 2011
    Do you use the deep dish or the regular ones:)