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There is no better comfort food than Chicken Pot Pie. I love homemade Chicken Pot Pie on a cold winter day. It makes me happy just to think about it. I have fond memories of eating pot pies as a child. It really takes me back to my happy place every time I eat one. I love that it is a complete meal in one! So delicious too! It is just pure Southern Comfort!
Chicken Pot Pie
Homemade Chicken Pot Pie is pure southern comfort food!
- 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast halves - cooked and cubed (I boil mine for 2 hours in chicken broth and then shred it)
- 1 cup sliced carrots
- 1/2 cup frozen corn
- 1/2 cup frozen green peas
- 1/2 cup diced potatoes
- 1/3 cup butter
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 2/3 cup milk
- 2 9 inch unbaked pie crusts
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
- In saucepan combine chicken, carrots, peas, corn and potatoes. Add water or chicken broth to cover and boil for 15 mins
- Remove from heat and drain and set aside.
- In the saucepan over medium heat, cook onions in butter until soft and translucent.
- Stir in flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder.
- Slowly stir in milk and chicken broth.
- Simmer over medium-low heat until thick.
- Remove from heat and set aside.
- Place pie crust in pie dish and brush with egg white wash.
- Place the chicken mixture in the in bottom of pie crust.
- Pour hot liquid mixture over.
- Cover with top crust, seal edges and brush with egg white wash.
- Make several small slits in top
- to allow steam to escape.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 40 mins or until crust is golden brown and mixture is bubbly.
- Cool for 10 mins before serving.
- (I use a deep pie dish. I also add 1/2 of cream of chicken soup can to the liquid mixture. If you use a regular pie dish then adding the cream of chicken soup will not fit.)