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Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

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Grab your Instant Duo and make this Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie for dinner tonight. The ultimate comfort food recipe for fall and winter months. Creamy chicken and veggies topped with a buttery and flaky pie crust and baked to golden perfection. 

Cooking homemade chicken pot pie doesn’t have to be hard. With the new Instant Pot duo, you can cook this golden brown top in your device. With the Instant Pot you would have to cook the filling, transfer to pan and then cook in the oven. But with the duo it offers the air crisping lid so you can fully cook your pot pie! Genius idea, I tell you! Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

I was craving a chicken pot pie and this recipe hit the spot! I cooked and my husband did the dishes and thanked me again for an incredible meal. It was such a win in our home. 

What Veggies Are In Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

This is totally up to you. You could reach for a bag of frozen mixed veggies to stir in, or chop up some fresh carrots, peas, and such and mix in. You are in control, so if you don’t like a vegetable leave it out.

Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

What Is Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie Crust Made From 

I used a pie crust to top the filling in this recipe. You can use a store-bought crust you roll out and cut and shape, or make a homemade pie crust. Either way, it is up to you. I find store-bought you roll out works fantastic for a recipe and helps shave off time spent in the kitchen.

Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

What Makes A Good Chicken Pot Pie 

  • Having good meat to vegetable ratio 
  • Creamy and thicker style broth to coat veggies and meat 
  • Tender and golden brown crust 

That is what I think helps set this recipe apart from other recipes. I tried hard to create the perfect pot pie recipe. 

Can You Freeze Chicken Pot Pie 

Of course. This recipe does freeze well. You can assemble and freeze before you cook, or cook and freeze leftovers. Either method will work in the freezing process. Just store in an airtight container or sealable bag and then freeze for up to three months.

Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

What Sides Go With Chicken Pot Pie

    • Salad | Chopped, Caesar, Tossed, etc. 
    • Veggies | Steam, roasted, maybe some Instant pot Broccoli, however, works as a side to pair next to your pot pie. 
    • Fruit Salad | Add a light fruit salad or bowl of fruit next to your pot pie. 
    • Dinner Rolls | Do a homemade dinner roll to dip in and soak up the creamy base of the pie.

Love Casseroles? 

Try out my Chicken Pot Pie Casserole, Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole, Or even some Cowboy Casserole  

 

Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

How Do I Thicken My Pot Pie Filling 

If you feel you want a creamier base you can easily thicken it. Just take a tablespoon of cornstarch mixed with 1/8 cup cold water. Make a slurry and stir into the hot filling and saute for 2-3 minutes. As that mixture is hot it will begin to thicken. Repeat till you get the thickness you desire. 

If you are looking for an easy but savory weeknight meal, you have to try my chicken pot pie. I think you will truly love the flavors, ease of the recipe, and a great way for kids to enjoy veggies. 

Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie
Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

Instant Pot Duo Crisp Chicken Pot Pie

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Grab your Instant Duo and make this crisp chicken pot pie for dinner tonight. The ultimate comfort food recipe for fall and winter months. Creamy chicken and veggies topped with a buttery and flaky pie crust and baked to golden perfection. 

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken breast cubed 
  • 1 tbs garlic powder
  • 1 tsp thyme 
  • 1/2  tsp pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 12 oz bag frozen mixed vegetables 
  • 4 large Potatoes cubed into 1" pieces
  • 10 oz can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 Pie Crust
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbs water

Instructions

  1. Place on Saute, cube chicken into 1" pieces.
  2. Add olive oil and chicken.
  3. Cook on saute until the chicken is white for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add seasonings.
  5. Add chicken broth.
  6. Add all veggies.
  7. Add the Cream of Chicken Soup.
  8. Do not stir.
  9. Place Pressure cooker lid on.
  10. Cook on manual high pressure for 10 minutes.
  11. Do a Quick Release.
  12. Place back on Saute.
  13. Stir and add Heavy Cream continue cooking for 2-3 minutes or until thick.
  14. Lay the pie crust over the top.
  15. Whisk egg with water and brush over the top of the crust.
  16. Place your Air Fryer lid on.
  17. Cook for 10 minutes on air crisp.
  18. Remove air crisp lid and serve.

Notes

This can also be done in the Ninja Foodi

You can also do this in the instant pot and remove and place in a baking pan with the pie crust

Bake for 20 minutes on 375 in the oven

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 538Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 109mgSodium: 544mgCarbohydrates: 53gFiber: 6gSugar: 5gProtein: 27g

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Deborah Sweeney

Monday 6th of September 2021

Easy and delicious! The egg and water are for egg wash on top of crust before crisping. I'm making this often, just adding more [email protected]

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Thursday 13th of May 2021

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Stephanie

Tuesday 2nd of March 2021

How can I do this with crust on bottom and top?

MoJo LittleWolf

Thursday 21st of January 2021

It turned out good. My crust shell was broken so the juices bubbled up & over the crust preventing the middle to brown up. I had to scoop the dough out before serving. Note to self don't use a broken crust.

Lisa Harris

Tuesday 19th of January 2021

This recipe omits the egg wash stage. It calls for egg and water but gives no instructions for egg wash step

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