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Savory Chicken Pot Pie

Savory Chicken Pie recipe. It's like your mom's only wrapped in a buttery puff pastry crust

We are so excited to be sharing this savory chicken pot pie with you today!! The only thing that totally bums me out is that we had planned on adding peas which makes these pies so much better. I know, I could have taken new photos, but I had made a double batch, which was 12 whole pies so that I could freeze some so I really didn’t want to take new photos. I hope you all can forgive us.

Savory Chicken Pie recipe. It's like your mom's only wrapped in a buttery puff pastry crust

I really just wanted something we are all familiar with, a good comfort food recipe that proves our point perfectly.

Savory Chicken Pie recipe. It's like your mom's only wrapped in a buttery puff pastry crust

You see, chicken pot pies can be savory and wonderful, or kinda lame and gross. This recipe is easy, flavorful, and perfectly delicious. I ditched the entire pie plate and instead went for a puff pastry crust, and instead of goopy, runny sauce and weird chunks of barely identifiable chicken we make a hearty chicken and veggie filling.

Savory Chicken Pie recipe. It's like your mom's only wrapped in a buttery puff pastry crust

A few things make this work. First, I start with rotisserie chicken because it has that juicy flavor and I know you want to resist but use both white and dark meat. I understand some of you may prefer the breast meat, but you’re only using a small amount and using both actually lends a lot more flavor.

Savory Chicken Pie recipe. It's like your mom's only wrapped in a buttery puff pastry crust

Next, we reduce the liquid first so it can really increase the flavor and then add the roux to tighten the whole mess up. It’s still saucy enough that it’s not dry, but liquid wont goop or pour out of everything.

Savory Chicken Pie recipe. It's like your mom's only wrapped in a buttery puff pastry crust

And let’s be honest, that buttery puff pastry is never a bad thing.

What Is Rotisserie Chicken?

Rotisserie chicken is whole chicken that has been cooked using direct heat in which the chicken is placed next to the heat source.

The chicken is usually suspended on a rack that turns in order to cook the meat evenly.

Can Chicken Pot Pie Filling Be Frozen?

Allow the filling to cool completely before freezing.

When cool, place in a freezer safe container and freeze.

Thaw and add to pastry before baking.

How Long Will Chicken Pot Pie Keep in the Refrigerator?

Freshly baked chicken pot pie will keep 3-5 days in the refrigerator.

Cover tightly with plastic or foil and refrigerate.

Savory Chicken Pot Pie

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Savory Chicken Pie recipe. It's like your mom's only wrapped in a buttery puff pastry crust

Savory Chicken Pot Pie

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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8


  • 1 Rotisserie Chicken meat picked off and shredded
  • 2 Large Carrots chopped
  • 2 Celery Sticks Chopped
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 2 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 Teaspoons Thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon Parsley dried
  • 1 Teaspoon Sage
  • 5 Cups Chicken Stock
  • 3/4 Cup Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Flour
  • 2 Cups Peas
  • 3-4 Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets thawed and covered with a towel
  • 1 Egg white whisked


  • In a large stock pot over medium heat, add the oil, carrots, celery, onion and garlic.
  • Stir everything together and allow to cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the seasonings and stir again, cooking another minute.
  • Add the chicken and stir everything together then start to add your chicken stock slowly to the pot, cook for 20 minutes or until the mixture has reduced, but liquid still remains.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, add the butter and melt.
  • Quickly whisk in the flour and then continue to stir for 30 seconds.
  • Remove from the heat and add to the chicken mixture, stirring together and adding the peas.
  • Season if necessary.
  • Pour into a large bowl to cool so it doesn't begin cooking the puff pastry.
  • Heat the oven to 375 degrees and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cut the puff pastry into circles or squares and fill the center with the chicken mixture.
  • Place another piece of dough on top and fold the edges over to seal closed.
  • Place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Brush with egg white and bake for 30 minutes or until golden.
  • Serve over a lightly dressed salad.
Nutrition Facts
Savory Chicken Pot Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 510 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 165mg55%
Sodium 1229mg53%
Potassium 637mg18%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 41g82%
Vitamin A 924IU18%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • How much oil do you use to cook the vegetables? Thank you!

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    • Hi Pam, We used about a tablespoon. 🙂

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      • Thank you. Can’t wait to try this recipe.

  • Recipe please?

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    • I’m sorry it wasn’t showing, it should be up now!

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  • Recipe please

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    • Sorry, there was an error and it wasn’t showing.

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  • Please post recipe. Thanks doris

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  • Recipe ? Am I missing something ? Please, this sounds wonderful !! Really this never happened before on sweet basil ???

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    • Hi Donna, it should be showing, sorry about that!

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  • Where is the link to the recipe?

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    • Sorry, there was an error but the recipe should be showing now. 🙂

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  • I couldn’t find the recipe either.

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    • Sorry about that, it should be showing now.

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  • A perfect chicken pot pie! Lovely pictures. Could you please publish the recipe? Thank you.

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    • Hi Sophia, sorry about the error, it should be visible now

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  • Carrian, this looks delicious but I didn’t find the recipe with the actual amounts of ingredients.

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    • Please post recipe

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      • Sorry Doris, I don’t know what happened but it should be showing now. 🙂

    • Hi Ruth Ann, sorry about the error, not sure what happened but it is visible now. 🙂

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