Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Mini Chicken Pot Pies I felt like having chicken pot pies and remembered I had some great ramekins my friend Emily gave me for Christmas. I made a basic chicken stew/pot pie filling that was easy enough, but wasn’t sure of the topping/crust to put on top. I have added potatoes and peas to...

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp canola or vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 lb. chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 large carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 red potatoes, peeled and cubed (optional)
  • ¼ c. kernel corn
  • ¼ c. frozen peas
  • 3 - 15 oz. cans low sodium chicken broth
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp parsley, dried
  • 1 Tbsp celery flakes, dried
  • ¼ c. light cream
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • For the crust:
  • 3 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ c. vegetable shortening
  • ¼ lb cold unsalted butter, diced
  • ½-2/3 c. ice water
  • 1 egg, beaten with
  • 1 Tbsp. water, for egg wash
  • salt & pepper

Directions

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