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Video:Chicken Pot Pie

with Gretchen Siegchrist

Homemade chicken pot pie warms you up on chilly days and is a great way to use leftover chicken. Watch how to make this hearty dish.See Transcript

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Transcript:Chicken Pot Pie

Hi, I am Gretchen Siegchrist for About.com Food, and I am going to show you how to make chicken pot pie.

This is the ultimate comfort food, and it is a great way to use up leftover chicken.

Chicken Pot Pie Ingredients

For this recipe, you will need:
  • 1 pound chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
  • a double pie crust
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cups chopped vegetables, like celery, carrots, and onions
  • spices, like salt, pepper, thyme, oregano, and parsley
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk

Saute the Vegetables

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Then, add the vegetables and spices and saute them until they are soft.

When they are done, remove the vegetables from the heat and set them aside.

Make the Chicken Pot Pie Filling

In a saucepan, melt the butter and stir in the flour. Now add the chicken broth and the milk, and cook this over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until it thickens.

Stir in the vegetables and chicken, and then pour everything into the pie crust.

Cook the Chicken Pot Pie

Cover the pie with the top crust, seal the edges together, and cut some slits in the top so that steam can escape while the pot pie cooks.

You will want to cook it at 375 degrees for about 45 minutes, until the top is golden brown. Enjoy!

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