Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie

Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie

Rated:
Recipe Rating: 3.7591
Serves 6
Rotisserie chicken and prepared pie crust make this pot pie supremely easy, yet warmly satisfying. Fresh onions, carrots, celery, and mushrooms cooked in butter provide a gratifying depth of flavor. A perfect meal for a chilly December day.
Ingredients: 
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound button mushrooms, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups bite-size pieces rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 (9-inch) whole wheat pie crusts
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
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Method: 
Preheat the oven to 400°F.

Melt the butter in a medium pot over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot and celery and cook until the onion is translucent, about 4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the mushrooms and cook until they have softened and released their liquid, about 5 minutes.

Add the flour and stir to coat the vegetables. Cook until it is no longer white and coats the bottom of the pan, stirring constantly, about 1 minute. Add the broth and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and simmer until the mixture thickens slightly, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the chicken, cream, thyme, and salt. Set aside to cool slightly.

Meanwhile, line a 9-inch pie plate (not deep dish) with one pie crust. Pour the filling into crust and top with the second pie crust. Seal the edges with a fork or decorative crimp, and cut 3 or 4 small vents in the top of the crust.

Bake on the lowest rack of your own, placed on a rimmed baking sheet, until the crust is golden brown all over, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool slightly before slicing.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 380 calories (200 from fat), 22g total fat, 10g saturated fat, 80mg cholesterol, 600mg sodium, 26g carbohydrates, (2 g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 20g protein.