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grandma's chicken pot pie

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Tamarah Rasmussen
Marianna, FL

This has always been a family favorite during the Easter holidays at my Grandmother's. It's the ultimate comfort food.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For grandma's chicken pot pie

  • 1/3 c
    diced celery
  • 1/3 c
    sliced carrots
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup water
  • 1 c
    fresh peas
  • 2 c
    cooked chicken in large chunks
  • pinch
    salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil or thyme crumbled
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 6 Tbsp
    vegetable shortening
  • 2/3 c

How To Make grandma's chicken pot pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2
    Gently cook celery, onion, and carrots in chicken broth until just tender. Add the cornstarch mixture stir and cook a few minutes over moderate heat until thickened.Add peas, chicken and basil
  • 3
    Put mixture in wide casserole dish that just make the biscuits, mix the flour, salt and baking powder. Cut in the shortening with a pastry cutter or use your fingers to rub the flour and fat together until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Pour in milk and stir with a fork just until the dough kneads together. Knead 12 times about 30 seconds. Roll out on lightly floured surface.
  • 4
    Place biscuit on top of casserole mixture.Bake for 35 minutes or until biscuit topping is golden brown.

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