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Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

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Skillet chicken pot pie is a total comfort food recipe. A creamy, rich broth that is loaded with tender chicken and loads of veggies. Topped with a flaky crust that completes the dish. If you are a fan of homemade comfort foods, this pot pie recipe is exactly what you want.

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The crisp air, the changing colors of the leaves, and the smell of apple pie baking are all my favorite parts of fall, along with watching football with my husband and making comfort foods like my Dutch Oven Chili, Cheesy Crockpot Potatoes, Crockpot Ranch Pork Chops, or even a Pear Cobbler.

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Why Make Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

This skillet pot pie is such a great dinner idea.

The oven will fill your home with incredible comforting flavors as it bakes away!

This is a fantastic way to get your kids to eat their veggies! 

Ingredients For Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

  • Shredded Chicken Breast like a Rotisserie chicken
  • Chicken Broth
  • Heavy Cream
  • Peas and carrots
  • Onion
  • Celery
  • Pie Crust
  • Potatoes Cubed into 1″ pieces
  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Salt and pepper
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Step by Step Directions for Chicken Pot Pie

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Step 1

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Melt butter in skillet and add celery,onions,chopped carrots. Saute until veggies are soft. Mix in flour.

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Step 2

Keep the skillet on a medium heat pour in chicken broth,heavy cream and then potatoes,and add peas,and corn. Add chicken.

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Step 3

Add Seasonings: salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Italian Seasonings. Stir chicken mixture well and continue cooking over a medium high heat until sauce thickens bring to a simmer.

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Step 4

Remove from heat and top with store bought pie crust.

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Step 5

Brush melted butter over the top of the pie crust. Score top of pie crust with a paring knife.

Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until top is golden brown.

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Tips and Tricks for Skillet Pot Pie

  • Use a oven safe skillet like a cast iron pan or you can cook in a fry pan and transfer to a pie tin.
  • To save time you can buy a rotisserie chicken and use the meat for your pot pie.
  • You can use frozen or fresh veggies for this recipe.
  • Swap chicken for turkey, which is great for using up leftover holiday turkey. 
  • Use fresh veggies instead of frozen ones.
  • Add in mushrooms or other veggies for more flavor. 
  • Skip the meat and make it vegetarian. Use vegetable broth in replace of chicken broth.  
  • Toss in some cheese for a cheesy twist! 
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chicken Pot Pie

Can I Use Fresh Vegetables In Pot Pie

Absolutely, you can use fresh or frozen veggies in this recipe.

What If I Don’t Have an oven safe Skillet?

If you don’t have an oven safe skillet feel free to use a pie pan for baking your pot pie. Or even use another shaped pan if you prefer. This recipe doesn’t have to be cooked in a skillet and then baked. You can always transfer to a baking dish. 

How to store Chicken Pot Pie.

Place in fridge in an air tight container for up to 3 days.

Can I freeze?

Yes, You can make this meal ahead of time and freeze for up to 6 months. Freeze in a pie tin.

How to Reheat.

If frozen place in fridge for 24 hours then bake at 350 for one hour. If thawed place a slice in the microwave or back in the oven for 20 minutes.

Can I make in the Instant pot?

Yes, this recipe can be made in the instant pot I have the full directions for Instant Pot Chicken Pot Pie. This is made using the Air Fryer Lid. If you do not have the air fryer lid you may want to make my Instant Pot Chicken Pot Pie Casserole.

Can I use biscuits instead of pie crust?

Yes, You can bake with canned biscuits instead of a pie crust.

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Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Skillet chicken pot pie is a total comfort food recipe. A creamy, rich broth that is loaded with tender chicken and loads of veggies. Topped with a flaky crust that completes the dish. If you are a fan of homemade comfort foods, this pot pie recipe is exactly what you want.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup half n half
  • 1 pound Shredded Chicken Breast
  • 1 cups cubed potatoes

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt butter in skillet and add celery,onions,chopped carrots. Saute until veggies are soft. Mix in flour.Step-1-Saute-veggies
  3. Keep the skillet on a medium heat pour in chicken broth,heavy cream and then potatoes,and add peas,and corn. Step-2-add-broth-cream
  4. Add chicken.Add Seasonings: salt, pepper, garlic powder, and Italian Seasonings. Stir chicken mixture well and continue cooking over a medium high heat until sauce thickens bring to a simmer.Step-3-Thicken-over-medium-heat
  5. Remove from heat and top with store bought pie crust.Brush melted butter over the top of the pie crust. Score top of pie crust with a paring knife.Step-4-Top-with-pie-crust
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour or until top is golden brown.Step-5-Score-Pie-Crust-bake

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 207Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 328mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 17g

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khalid agha

Tuesday 4th of May 2021

My wife would love the way i learned from you, I am insanely excited to show her, thanks for the great content. inspired by you please check out my mexican food blog

marsha

Friday 1st of December 2017

what size skillet do you use? Can you use already cooked chicken? Thanks M.

Nicki vroman

Friday 21st of April 2017

Been looking for a yummy pie recipe to try with my cast iron skillet.

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