Was stuck at home in the snow and ice over the weekend and decided to try this one, perfect for a winter's night. I roasted my own chicken but did not make my own pie crust. I substituted herbs de provence (1 T) for the herb blend and 3 cups broth mixed with 1/3 cup flour worked perfectly for me, not runny at all! Watch the total baking time, mine finished about 6 minutes early and the lattice would've burned had I not checked. Family already wants this again.
Pastry-Topped Chicken Potpie
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
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Total: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes
Amount per serving
- Calories: 312
- Fat: 13.1g
- Saturated fat: 4.4g
- Sodium: 556mg
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
- 1 cup chopped carrot
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1.1 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1/4 cup)
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
- 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
- 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
- 1 (3/4-ounce) package fresh poultry blend herbs
- Cooking spray
- 1/2 package refrigerated pie dough
- 1. Preheat oven to 425°.
- 2. To prepare filling, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, and celery; sauté 4 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Weigh or lightly spoon 1.1 ounces (1/4 cup) flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Stir flour, salt, and pepper into vegetables; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in stock; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken and peas; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Remove rosemary from herb package; reserve for another use. Strip leaves from stems of remaining herbs; chop leaves to measure 2 tablespoons. Stir herbs into filling. Pour filling in a 2-quart baking dish or cast-iron skillet coated with cooking spray.
- 3. Cut a 9-inch circle of refrigerated pie dough into 3/4-inch-wide strips. Weave strips over filling; coat with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 30 minutes. May be prepared in 6 (10-ounce) ramekins.
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