Homemade Flaky Chicken Pot Pie: Comfort Classic

They say comfort food has a way of transporting us back to cherished moments. Few dishes achieve this with the same level of warmth as a homemade flaky chicken pot pie. The golden, buttery crust cradles a luscious filling that sings of nostalgia and coziness. Whether it’s a rainy day or a family gathering, this recipe never fails to deliver both in flavor and sentiment.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, sliced
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 prepared pie crusts

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add onions and celery, sauté until tender.
  2. Stir in the flour, salt, pepper, and thyme until well combined and bubbly.
  3. Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and milk. Cook and stir until the mixture boils and thickens.
  4. Add the cooked chicken, carrots, peas, and stir gently. Remove from heat.
  5. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  6. Line a pie dish with one of the prepared pie crusts.
  7. Pour the chicken mixture into the crust.
  8. Place the second pie crust over the filling. Trim and seal the edges. Cut slits in the crust to vent.
  9. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbling.
  10. Allow to cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 30 minutes

Yield: 1 delicious chicken pot pie

A timeless comfort classic, this homemade flaky chicken pot pie encapsulates the essence of heartwarming nostalgia.

Nutrition information: Calories: 380; Total Fat: 20g; Carbohydrate: 30g; Protein: 22g

A slice of this flaky chicken pot pie is a slice of comfort. As you savor each bite, you’re reminded of the simple joys of sharing a meal with loved ones. The tender chunks of chicken, vibrant vegetables, and velvety sauce come together in a symphony of flavors. The aroma alone is enough to conjure up memories of home-cooked meals and the feeling of being cared for. This recipe isn’t just food; it’s a journey back to the heart of family and togetherness. So, roll up your sleeves and embark on a culinary adventure that not only tantalizes your taste buds but also warms your soul.

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