Chicken Pot Pies

Chicken Pot Pies

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Missy Wimpelberg

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These are great when you have some leftover chicken. You can make these healthy by using low-fat/non-fat ingredients.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
5-6 (makes 10 pockets)
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    leftover chicken (heaping cup)
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1/3 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/3 c
    chopped carrots
  • 1/2 tsp
    course salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    chicken broth, low-fat, low-salt
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 1 large
    egg (for egg wash)
  • CREAM CHEESE PASTRY DOUGH

How to Make Chicken Pot Pies

Step-by-Step

  1. To make the filling, melt the butter in a medium-sized hot skillet and add the onion, celery, and carrot. Saute over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the salt and flour and cook for 1 minute more. Add the chicken broth and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Stir in 1 heaping cup shredded chicken and the Parmesan cheese. Cool in the fridge.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter or line a baking sheet.
  3. To form the pocket pies, work with half of a disk of dough at a time, rolling it out on a floured surface. Using an overturned bowl (about 5 inches across), cut out circles about 3 at a time from each piece of dough. After cutting out all your circles, gather all dough scraps, reroll, and cut out a final time. Place 1/4 cup filling on one side of a dough circle. Wet the edges of the dough with the water. Fold the dough over to form a half circle. Pinch the edge of the dough together. Crimp the edge with a fork. Repeat the process until all the filling is used. The pocket pies can be frozen at this point.
  4. Place the pocket pies on the prepared baking sheet and chill for a few minutes. Prick each pie on top twice with a fork. When ready to bake, beat the egg with 1 tablespoon water. Brush the egg wash over each pocket pie. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden brown. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving. The pies can be cooled and frozen to reheat in the microwave.

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About Chicken Pot Pies

Course/Dish: Chicken Savory Pies
Other Tag: For Kids



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