The Best Chicken Pot Pie
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I bake this in a 9" x 9" baking dish. It's the perfect size for the rolled puff pastry sheets and it has enough filling for the casserole without it overflowing.
Ingredients
  • 2 Tenderflake Rolled Puff Pastry Sheets
  • ⅓ cup butter, unsalted
  • 2 cups carrots, sliced
  • 1 cup white onion, diced
  • 3 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, cubed (about 3 chicken breasts)
  • 2 cups chicken broth (I use reduced sodium broth)
  • ½ cup heavy cream (35%)
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup frozen peas
Instructions
  1. Remove both Tenderflake Rolled Puff Pastry Sheets from box and allow to thaw in their packaging at room temperature for 2 hours. Alternately, they could thaw in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 375F.
  3. In a lightly greased 9" x 9" baking dish, place one thawed pastry sheet (poke a few holes in it with a fork before baking). Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
  4. In a large frying pan, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  5. Add carrots and onions to the frying pan. Cook until onions are slightly brown.
  6. Add mushrooms, garlic and celery. Cook for about 3 minutes before the next step.
  7. Add cooked chicken, chicken broth and heavy cream. Stir well to mix and reduce heat to medium-low.
  8. Add flour and stir well to mix.
  9. Add thyme, parsley, pepper, salt and frozen peas. Stir well to mix.
  10. Simmer over medium-low heat for 5 minutes until sauce starts to thicken.
  11. Pour mixture into the baking dish over the cooked pastry sheet.
  12. Add the second (uncooked) pastry sheet over top of the mixture. Pinch sides of uncooked pastry sheet to the cooked one to seal the pot pie. Use a knife to cut about 3 diagonal lines in the top of the pot pie before baking. If the filling looks like it could overflow while baking, place your baking dish on top of a cookie sheet to prevent spills inside the oven.
  13. Place in oven (375F) and bake for 25-30 minutes (until pastry sheet is browned).
Recipe by Moms & Munchkins at https://www.momsandmunchkins.ca/2017/01/05/chicken-pot-pie-recipe/