Savory Chicken Pot Pie

6
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Savory Chicken Pot Pie

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.

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About Savory Chicken Pot Pie

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




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