Chicken pot pie may be one of the if not the best comfort food ever. I generally don’t like savory dishes with cream but the combination of ingredients in this dish make this the ultimate in dishes.
Its creamy without being too creamy, it has the right amount of onion, pepper and veggies to make me come back to it time and time again. At least before when I could eat chicken, dairy and dough made from wheat.
This is what the kiddos made last week and as always happens everyone who tasted this declared it the best they have ever tasted. This includes parents and loved ones too. So as we come to the end of winter 2020, I recommend you try this recipe. Feel free to make adjustments to the amount of chicken and veggies used. Since I work with kiddos, I have added more veggies than the original recipe called. But as I tell my kiddos all the time, cooking should be fun so experiment with it a little.
Check out the recipe below.
Add butter and oil to a pot.
Once the butter has melted, add there onion and cook until softened.
Add half the salt and continue to cook for another 5 minutes or until translucent. Do not brown the onion.
Add the flour and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add the water and bullion mixture (or the chicken stock) to the sauce.
Simmer over low heat for an additional 2 to 4 more minutes, stirring, until thick. Add the remaining salt,
White pepper and
Add the veggie mix.
Cook until veggies are cooked through and
Then add the chicken. Continue to
In the meantime, unroll the dough and using a circle cutter or a pizza cutter, cut the dough into 8 circles. We used 4 oz disposable aluminum containers. Cut the top piece as well as the pieces for decoration.
Then place the larger circle into the container and gently press down to get the dough into the base. Use the pads of the fingers, not nails to prevent making holes.
Next, create the design on the top dough piece.
Use well beaten egg as the glue. You may have noticed on this day that I forgot to bring the kitchen brushes so had the kiddos use rolled up paper towels to apply the egg glue. Hey one’s gotta do what ones gotta do.
Once finished, add the chicken filling into the container and place the top on. Brush the top with more egg to help to browning and giving shine to the baked pie.
Pies all ready to go into the oven
Pies all done.
The dish was beyond popular and kids loved it.