The Best Chicken Pot Pie
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 75-85
  • 2 chicken breasts (skin and bones left on)
  • 2 pie crusts
  • 1 large baking potato
  • 1 envelope chicken gravy mix
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • frozen peas and carrots
DIRECTIONS
  1. Boil the chicken breasts until cooked through. Remove from water and let cool.
  2. Reserve 1 cup of the water.
  3. Shred chicken by hand, discarding the skin and bones.
  4. Preheat oven to 400.
  5. Pierce the potato with a fork a few times and microwave for 4 minutes.
  6. After the potato has cooled off, remove the skin and chop into bite-sized pieces.
  7. Heat chicken, potato, cream of chicken soup and a couple of handfuls of peas & carrots in a medium saucepan.
  8. Salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Make the gravy in a small saucepan, using the reserved cup of water from the chicken.
  10. Add the gravy to the other ingredients.
  11. Roll out one pie crust into a 10-inch glass pie pan.
  12. Add the filling.
  13. Roll out the top crust and cut three slits to allow the steam to vent.
  14. Place on a cookie sheet and bake until the top crust is golden brown, about 50-60 minutes.
  15. Let cool about 10 minutes before cutting and serving.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I got this recipe from my new mother-in-law. It's my husband's favorite!