Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

This is comfort food squared! The rich, creamy filling and flaky crust are made without cream or butter. It comes together quickly so have all your ingredients chopped before starting.- Jenny Jones

Prep Time: 35 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Makes: 3 - 4 servings

Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients:

    Filling:
  • 1 cup chicken stock (I use Swanson’s unsalted)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts (about 1 pound) cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 carrots, sliced 1/8-inch thick (1 cup)
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced 1/8-inch thick (1 cup)
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed on a paper towel
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt (less if using salted stock)
  • pepper to taste
  • Crust:
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup 1% milk
  • eggwash (one egg yolk + 1 teaspoon water)

Instructions:

    Filling:
  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together stock, milk, and flour until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in your biggest pan over med-high heat. Cook and stir onion, carrot, & celery for 2 minutes.
  4. Add chicken. Cook & stir for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in peas followed by chicken stock mixture, salt & pepper. Cook, uncovered, for 2-3 minutes until thick.
  6. Pour into a 9-inch deep dish pie pan. Set aside, uncovered.
  7. Crust:
  8. Combine flour and salt in a bowl.
  9. Add oil & milk all at once. Stir with a fork.
  10. Shape into a 5-inch disc and place between 2 sheets of floured wax paper. Roll into a 12-inch circle.
  11. Brush rim of pie pan with eggwash.
  12. Gently remove crust from wax paper by draping it over your arm and place onto pie. Trim away or flute overhanging crust, pressing down edges.
  13. Brush entire crust & edges with eggwash. With a sharp knife, poke about a dozen holes in the top to release steam.
  14. Place on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes. Let stand at least 20 minutes before serving.

Chicken Pot Pie

193 Comments on "Chicken Pot Pie"

  1. Inga Hicks

    Hand to God! I made this recipe a few times, and I absolutely love it! It comes out exactly how you expect a chicken pot pie to taste, and the crust! Amazing! The easiest fastest most fool proof recipe for chicken pot pie I’ve ever made!

  2. Lisa

    I made this for the first time yesterday. Very easy and fast to make. I enjoyed it very much. I couldn’t find my dish to use so I used a 9-inch cake pan. It was the perfect size. The only change I made was to the crust. I just did not want to roll out a crust. I used nine sheets of phyllo dough which can be found in the freezer section at grocers. It was fantastic. I forgot to put a tray under the pie and it bubbled over into the stove so I have to clean that up. I will definitely be making this again and again and again.

    Next Jenny recipe to try? Mac and cheese!

  3. JENNIFER KIRKMAN

    I made this recipe for the 3rd time and always enjoy it. Extra seasonings of thyme and some onion/garlic powder make the flavor even better.

  4. Jan

    We enjoyed this dish. It was easy and quick to mix together. The only problem I had was the crust wasn’t quite done and it was very difficult to roll it thin enough. My ball of dough didn’t come together nearly as easily as Jenny’s did. I had to work it quite a bit to have it stick together…..so wasn’t as flaky in the end as I would have liked. I think 25 minutes wasn’t enough to heat it and cook the crust. Will try again and add some cooking time.Thanks for the recipe. Very tasty!

    • Lisa

      Try phyllo dough next time. You won’t be disappointed. You can buy it at most grocers in the freezer section. My Safeway had the best price at $3.50 for a 1 pound box. I used half of the box and re-froze, which can be done, the rest of it. Try it. You will like it. This makes the recipe even easier and faster.

  5. Cindy

    I made this tonight. It was delicious. The pie crust was so easy and it actually did exactly what you said it would! Flipped right onto my arm without tearing. I was amazed. Pie crust has never been my strong suit. I will try this recipe for other pies. I just love watching your videos and have enjoyed any of your recipes that I’ve tried. Thank you so much.

  6. Louise

    My husband found this recipe and asked if we could try it, and we did. We substituted green peas for the onion and tossed in some cubed potato. It was delicious and healthy.

  7. Tgal

    This was sooo good! I mean sooo good!! I had made chicken, onions and mushrooms two nights before and had leftovers, so I used that for my chicken and followed everything else Jenny. Well, I did omit peas because I can’t stand ‘em, and added corn. If I had any kale or spinach I would’ve chopped some up and put it in. That crust was easy and delicious. You were absolutely correct when you said to just make it and see, Jenny. You are apply named because Jenny, you CAN cook.

  8. Susanne

    Loved this recipe! Made it for the second time and works like a charm. You have such an amazing way of making complicated things easy to understand. Thanks Jenny!

  9. Lisa

    May 7th, 2020

    Jenny, we did your Chicken Pot Pie, it was delicious, and we will
    do it again. The best we ever had.
    Love the way you explain everything from the moment you start.
    Thank You,
    Lisa

  10. Aunt Deb

    Great recipe! I made and assembled it earlier in the day. Added Fresh ground nutmeg, ground sage, dried thyme and garlic powder to sauce.Let cool a bit. Put crust on (the easiest crust ever), placed plastic wrap over pie and refrigerated. Brought to room temp while oven heating. Put egg wash on and made vent slashes. Baked at 400 for 45 minutes. It was excellent. Thanks for a yummy dish.

  11. Cathy

    I’m a newbie and am addicted to you-your recipes-your dry humor and your nutty caramel corn!! I quadruple the recipe with no trouble – and have done that 4 times in the last week!! Everyone wants it. AND just reading your comments not to buy your book (out of print☹️) too late 😳😳- I tracked it down at a Goodwill in California – like new and I love it but will still follow you on line- have made your bread with parchment in the pot – you have made this quarantine bearable- our children have us in lockdown because we are old🤣🤣🤣

  12. Mary Collins

    Jenny, Thank you, I enjoy your videos! Today I’m going to make your homemade chicken pot pie for the first time. But will use some suggested spice I read in the comments. I’ve never made homemade pie crust so wish me luck! Mary

  13. Monica

    Never made a successful pie crust in 60 years. This one was beautiful, delicious and easy. Best lot pie EVER. Will make this many more times!

  14. Beverly

    You have changed my life. I didn’t think I could cook, but, thanks to you, I know I can. Can’t thank you enough.

  15. MO

    Hi Jen,

    What a amazing recipe! Thank you so much for sharing! This is my new go to recipe 😉.

    I received the pie pan as a gift and saw your video! First recipe in the new pan! Wonderful ❣️

    Your the best Jenny!

    • Billie Bone

      MY Motherr told me 50 yrs ago that I didn’t I have “pastry hands”. Perhaps that’s the reason why I’never been successful with pot pies! I!m going to your recipe! Wish luck and hints! Billie

  16. Mardi Sawyer

    Fabulous pot pie and very easy to make. I usually avoid pie crust but this was just too easy lot to try. Hubby and I fought over the leftovers. Trying not to make it every Saturday.

  17. Jeannie Armstrong

    Great recipe. Easy healthy and delicious. Love your videos and recipes.

  18. Sandra Jeppsson

    I made a chicken pot pie from an “easy” recipe from the internet, but used a recipe which I use for an oil based pie crust, instead of the “purchased piecrust” given in the recipe. I always like to have crust on the bottom as well as on the top because I like the crust so much. The”easy”” recipe I used was done with canned mixed vegetabes (faster but not better). It also used “cream of potato soup” (Cambell’s). I also used the canned chicken we had in our food storage because we could get no chicken du ring the Coved-19 Pandemic.
    I like using “thyme” for a seasoning with this.

    Have I seen Jenny on the BYU channel, some time ago? She is awesome!!!

    Sandy

  19. Isabelle

    Hi “Jenny sure can cook”
    I am a French mother of 6 living in Tennessee, ans first I want to tell you how much all my family loves you since I follow your recipes on YouTube.
    When I try a new recipe and they come to the table, they ask “is this from Jenny ?”
    See ? You are part of our family. Bless you
    I have a question about replacing chicken with mushrooms. Would it work ? Did you try it before ?
    Thanks !!!!!!

  20. Donald Rea

    This is for gluten intolerants.
    I made this today using Bob’s Red Mill brown rice flour in lieu of all -purpose.. The topping was not rollable (needs more liquid?) so it went on more as a crumble BUT it turned out well – crisp and tasty. I used the egg wash.
    Since my wife likes potatoes, I added a cup of diced potato. Also added thyme,tarragon and poultry seasoning..
    Thanks Jenny. Great recipe!
    P.S. Make sure you use a cookie sheet!

  21. Donna

    Can a bottom crust be used with this recipe?

  22. Judy

    This was so easy and so good! Thank you Jenny for sharing your recipes.

  23. Patricia

    Just finished baking chicken pot pie ultimate comfort food tank you I’m in disbelief that I made this myself from scratch and I didn’t failed! Simple instructions!

  24. Trish

    Hi Jenny,
    I found you on you-tube…..I loved your show in the 90’s! When I first saw you and heard you, immediately I said…..who is this?? I know her laugh, I know her …from??? I couldn’t place it right away. But, boy I kept watching ‘n watching. Then I had the lightbulb moment!! And I am so happy I found you!! Everything you create is fabulous, delicious looking and amazing! Thank you for sharing all your incredible recipes!! I’m going to buy two of your cookbooks, one for myself and one for my daughter. Thanks so much, your wonderful!! I’m going to make your oatmeal raisin cookies for tea now.
    Happy cooking. Stay happy and safe too.
    Best wishes,
    Trish

    • Jenny Can Cook

      I suggest you don’t buy my cookbooks. They are out of print and out-dated and not the way I cook today. All the best recipes from the book are here on this website, made simpler, using less ingredients, and faster.

    • Angela

      I recognize Jenny too but can not place from where please tell me me driving me crazy, love her recipes

  25. Gram dee

    Jenny enjoy all your recipes so easy and all yummy so thank you !! I made chicken pot pie it’s absolutely delicious the best ever thank you !! Stay safe!!dee

  26. Denise

    Just assembled this…comfort food during the virus isolation. Took a quick taste of the filling and it was YUM! Came together easily. Thanks!

    Can’t wait to serve this for dinner!

  27. TSandy

    Made this yesterday and we loved it. I substituted turkey for the chicken and added some sage and poultry seasoning. Everything else I followed the recipe exactly. I’ve tried several other recipes and haven’t liked the result. Yours came out wonderful and the taste was excellent. I needed to ditch those cans of soup recipes and find a from scratch recipe. This was perfect and I will be making it again soon.

  28. Teressa

    I made this yesterday. My daughter is eating most of it alone. Thanks for the great recipe!

  29. Ria Morse

    I made this and I loved it!! I wish I could add a pic it came out amazing! Thank you Jenny!!

  30. Deborah

    Hi,
    Awesome video. My husband needs to gain weight and has to avoid dairy. Do you think I could use coconut milk in place of milk? Or any other suggestions? He might be able to tolerate almond milk. He can tolerate rice milk.

    I saw a couple comments about the double crust and being soggy. Do you have any up to date info on using a double crust?
    Thanks!!!

  31. dmr2000

    My first-ever pot pie and what a success. Rich creamy and so delicious. I am amazed at how quick and easy I was able to serve such a delicious comfort food ~ and all without butter!!
    First jelly donuts and now chicken pot pie! Thanks Jenny. Can’t wait to surprise my hubby (and myself) with what I choose from your recipes next!

  32. Marty

    I made it with Broccoli stem/garden Kale, Carrots, and Onions. I know, I didn’t follow the recipe. I’m a man! Wow was it ever great and you’re great too. Thanks, Jenny. I subscribe to only a very few shows.
    Have you ever heard of using only the egg white in pizza dough?
    And please tell me why does my perogy dough shrink as soon as I cut out the circles?

    • Fran R

      If you let the dough rest before cutting it out, it shouldn’t shrink

  33. Patrice

    Made this last night – with minor adjustments – to rave “reviews!”
    1) In an oval (8 1/4″ x 6 1/4″ x 3″ deep) vintage Pyrex baking dish…needed only HALF crust recipe.
    2) Seasoned with Mrs. Dash garlic+herb, White pepper, and sage.
    3) Added Kitchen-Bouquet and soy sauce to turn sauce “tan,” as I did not like it white.
    4) Cut chicken in approx.1/2″x1+” mini-strips (I like smaller bites!).
    5) Had to substitute frozen corn for peas as, oops, didn’t have any on hand.

    Thanks so-o-o much for the foil pan-liner trick cuz it really bubbled over!

    This is on my Winter-Comfort-Food list for sure. But why, oh why, did it take me so many years to “try this at home?”

  34. Carol Sloane

    Haven’t made it yet, but you make it look so easy, I will play with this soon. CPP is one of my favorite dishes, so your version has great appeal! Thank you for a very instructive video.

    -CS

  35. Carol Z

    Dear Jenny,
    Thank you for your wonderful recipes & for sharing them with us. Reading your blog now I know why you looked & sounded so familiar, just a little slow on the up take! The Jenny Jones Show! Thank you, Thank you, CarolZ

  36. Nancy

    Hi Jenny,
    I made vegan chicken pot pie using your recipe. It’s delicious every time, thank you!

  37. Hooshe

    I’ve made this recipe a couple of times and it’s always delicious. Thank you!

  38. Valerie

    This recipe is fabulous (like all her recipes). Yummmmm!!! Thank you, Jenny.

  39. Zakir. Jiwajee.

    Hi. jenny. Love your way of cooking. I have tried to make it came out delicious.
    have tried chicken pot pie real good.
    Thank you.

  40. Carol

    One of my husbands favorites and now that the weather here in the midwest is cooler, I made it again tonight. This is not bland and doesn’t taste floury if you cook in the skillet till it is thick and rich. Cheated on the crust and used refrigerated, but this is by far one of my favorites. Thanks, Jenny, for some really good home cooked recipes without the fluff and pretense of so many cooks!

  41. kandi

    Can you substitute green beans instead of peas?

  42. Rose

    I made this tonight,normally I use herbs and spices, but that is not how I grew up, my Mom did not like herbs, making this as directed gave me a chance to have supper just like Mom would have made 45 years ago. Thank you!

  43. Anne

    Made it. Everyone loved it. The pie crust was a breeze and the whole thing deeeelish! Thank you Jenny. 👍

  44. Gloria Cabeen

    Hi Jenny, I don’t know if you make dishes with shredded chicken, but I just learned a trick from Jennifer L. Scott of The Daily Connoisseur, who has 4 children and often does freezer cooking in large batches. Anyway, her trick to shred chicken quickly is to cook several breasts in broth in a crock pot overnight on low (but you can do it on the stove, too) and then drain the broth to save and put the breasts into your Kitchen Aid with the paddle attachment and turn it on. Voila! Shredded chicken in no time!

    • Kathy

      I too use my KitchenAid mixer to shred chicken and turkey. Instant job! 😀

  45. Greg

    Thank you so much. This was very easy and my wife and kids loved it. We cooked the chicken breasts in a slow cooker and added that shredded chicken instead of frying. We also used frozen peas and carrots for the veggies. I’ll use fresh veggies when I have more time. Thanks again!

  46. Julie

    This pot pie LOOKED delicious, so I tried it. As I was making it, I had doubts about the short cooking times for the veggies and chicken, and also for all that flour used in the sauce. No herbs or spices added…. Doubts! The crust recipe seemed interesting but very little salt added. More doubts! Well, I guess it’s just me, but the pie was incredibly bland. The sauce tasted floury and was too dry! The crust had no taste at all! Needed more salt, at the very least. So this pie was supposed to be healthy. Maybe more so than others but yuk! Not worth it!!

    • Elaine

      Ok Julie, so I thought I was the only one. While the filling and crust looked amazing – just watching her make it gave huge doubt as far as flavor. This recipe only has salt and pepper?!?! No thyme, bay leaf, parsley, garlic (all classic flavors in pot pie)? And herbs and aromatics only add to the natural flavor – not calories. As far as the crust- pie crust basically has 3-4 ingredients; flour, fat, salt, liquid. Butter is used as the fat as it lends flavor to the crust AND has no less redeeming qualities healthwise as canola oil. Would have to make major tweaks to make this recipe.

      • Carolj

        Elaine, I wish I had read your comment before putting my pie in the oven. Seasonings, I totally forgot besides salt and pepper. I did a lattice top with puffed pastry since I didn’t have enough pie dough. Not to waste anything, I used what pie dough I had on the bottom. I hope this turns out ok. Thanks for your suggestions.

  47. Susan L.

    Hi Jenny. I’m Susan and 100% polish. My mother used to make the best Kapusta soup. She sadly passed away in 2006, and I haven’t had it since. She used to tell me when I was younger that different regions in Poland made their food their own way, so each recipe for the soup was different. My Babci—my mother’s mom—came from Krakow, Poland and her Kapusta was not soupy like most are. I want to say it almost had the same consistency as Split Pea Soup. She might have even put little yellow peas in it, but I can’t quite remember exactly. I’m reaching out to you to see if there was any way you can help me figure out a recipe for it or one similar to it? I’ve been trying for years to find someone who knows a recipe but no-one in my family, or any close friends can recall the one my mother & our family has used.
    I also wanted to express my love for your channel. Your way of cooking is exquisite and I very much enjoy watching and learning your recipes you share with us online!

    I hope you’re having a great Friday afternoon and continue to have a great weekend. Hope to hear from you, soon.

    Thank you in advance,

    Sincerely,

    Susan L.

    • Leighe

      Susan L., I hope by now you’ve found recipes for Kapusta. If not, just type it into google and recipes will come up along with some YouTube videos. I’m actually going to try the recipe because you peaked my interest. Have a great day.

  48. Bonnie

    Jenny, you are just the best healthy cook on you tube. I love watching your videos as they are so light in humor, informative, and give me courage to embark on new recipes. I love you, Jenny!

    I was about to give away my two pie plates after having such embarrassing fails with pie crust. Instead, I shall try again with this wonderful easy recipe.

    I will be making this recipe for dinner for todays Pi Day (3/14)!

    Love being on your email for new recipes and have made many of them. Keep sending those and I hope you will make some more videos soon (I have seen them ALL)!

  49. DeAnn

    Hi Jenny!! I grew up watching your talk show with my mom & sisters and was so excited to see you have a cooking website! It brought back so many fun memories of sitting with them each episode to see you. I made your pot pie last night during a snow storm here in the Midwest and it was the perfect comfort food to make & eat while watching the snow fall! The leftovers were delicious as well. I used a bag of frozen mixed veggies instead of fresh and came out beautifully. This is definitely a keeper!!

  50. LOUISE

    I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO MAKING THE CHICKEN POT PIE. I LOVE WATCHING ALL YOUR VIDEOS;YOU MAKE THEM LOOK SO APPETIZING & FUN TO DO.
    CAN I USE CHICKEN THIGHS INSTEAD OF THE BREAST?

  51. Jean

    This looks so good. I’m baking it tomorrow.

  52. Mormononi

    Thank you, Jenny! You have enhanced my life with your recipes!

  53. Pamellia

    Nice fall dinner with a salad. You are right, Jenny, don’t make the crust with WW flour. I used white WW (all I had) and it was okay, but not the best.

  54. Peg

    Delicious-big hit with every one. Love your easy to follow directions and videos. Made the pie along with your easy no knead rolls. Yum!

  55. Sarah

    Love this!!! This was my first time making chicken pot pie ever and I just loved it. My crust was not glamorous because I don’t really have a rolling pin but I didn’t taste anything wrong with it. My husband didn’t like my crust but he said the filling was really delicious. Love your channel and your recipes Jenny!

    • Jenny Can Cook

      If you don’t have a rolling pin, you can always use a bottle, like a wine bottle instead.

      • Barbara M

        This sounds great. I’m making this pie today

  56. Valerie

    I have never left a comment online before, but I had to let you know how fabulous I think this recipe is. I had my doubts about the crust, but it was excellent – flakey and delicious and so easy to manage. My husband and I ate all but one (large) wedge in one sitting! Can’t wait to make it again. Thank you, Jenny for the recipes and for your hilarious on-camera delivery. Keep the great recipes coming.

  57. DC from Hawaii

    Jenny I’ve made this pie several times, each time it has been a success. I add heavy cream in place of milk and sometimes I add both milk and cream along with the olive oil when making the crust. Its an easy crust to make so no mental blocks to getting started. I also add a little heavy cream to the chicken mixture (I know, its in conflict with your healthy version of this dish). Thank you for sharing your wonderful recipe. My husband is a trained European chef, my son is a sous chef in a hotel in Waikiki, and my daughter- in- law graduated from culinary arts school. You can rank “Jenny Can Cook” in lights since they love it when I make this dish. You are clear in your instructions without unnecessary chatter. Mahalo (thank you) and Aloha to you, Jenny.

  58. PattyCakes

    I made your easy chicken pot pie and your no knead crusty rolls. They were both great and a hugh hit. So easy to make. I just made more for dinner tonight and I know they will both be gone quick. Thank you for the easy recipes that are quick and delicious. Love them….PattyCakes

  59. Dianne

    Jenny thank you so much for this simple recpie. I have rehumatoid arthritis and have lost the use of my hands so my adult grand daughter has taken over the task of cooking I think she will just love this chicken pot pie as the clean up looks fast and simple also. A gain thank you for ALL the good taste recipes, Jenny.

  60. A Henderson

    I just tried this with a few relatively minor changes. A slight accident (okay a fairly obvious accident) misreading the label at the farmers market and I didn’t realize I had bought ground turkey instead of the turkey thighs I had intended to use in this, but it still came out okay.

    I used whole milk and grapeseed oil, as they were all I had on hand, for the crust and it still came out good.

    Also, had a partial bag of frozen corn to use up and so they got tossed in with the peas, but this is a great recipe for using up bits of leftover vegetables.

    Very good overall, might add some herbs to the meat/vegetables next time though to give a bit more flavor.

  61. Judy

    Hi Jenny
    I 💘 your recipes. Pls tell me how to do this recipe with a top and bottom crust. I’m a two crust pot pie lover😍. Thank you for the 💘.

  62. Melanie

    I made this yesterday & it is delicious! Leftovers today were just as good.
    I love your healthy recipes & how easy they are to make. Thank you!

  63. Jane

    Jenny, I made the chicken {pie. It was delicious

  64. Jane

    I tried the chicken pot pie and it is delicious.

  65. Lisa

    Wow! This chicken pot pie is fabulous! For health reasons I have to be careful about fat so I used 1% milk and added a little corn starch and water mixture to the hot filling. Came out thick, creamy and delicious! We were thrilled with the results. Thank you Jenny!

  66. Rosalie Quaranta

    Already made this pie. It was awesome. Am making it again tonight. Haven’t made anything yet that wasn’t good and tasty.

  67. Raquel Khosravian

    I love Chicken Pot Pie… Thank You!!!

  68. selfrisingflower

    Extra light virgin oil is used for the crust as the healthier option but if that’s not an issue and all you have is vegetable oil and/or regular EVOO is that okay to use? I just want to confirm that it won’t affect the crust texture (newbie to any pastry/baking and have no idea) so thank you!

    • Jenny

      You can use any flavorless oil but EVOO might leave an olive oil taste in the crust – I would not advise using it.

  69. Sherry

    Can I use white whole wheat flour
    Thank u

  70. Sue

    Jenny, I have been searching for a healthier pie crust and you nailed it! I love this recipe it’s amazing, flaky, delicious and so easy! I did use butter milk in place of regular. Milk and I used grapeseed oil. Thank you so much. I love watching your videos, you have a great sense of humor and your videos are so informative, just perfect….

  71. - Gayle

    Hi Jenny! I have made many of your recipes and they have always turned out awesome. Until now. Last night I made the Chicken Pot Pie. Everything was perfect before I even put it in the oven – the filling had a wonderful, thick, creamy sauce and the crust was nice and flaky. I had to bake it an extra 5 minutes since I live in the high desert with about 2,000′ above sea level.When I pulled it out of the oven it looked amazing! Until I cut into it. The sauce was very watery. And I mean watery! Would you have any idea as to how that wonderfully thick, creamy sauce would turn into water? I’ve never seen anything like it.

  72. Maureen

    Made it today. Extra good as usual

  73. Dave

    It was a hit ! Made it today. Very tasty, Thank you for another great recipe.

  74. Sue

    Jenny,
    I made your pot pie recipe today for the first time, for dinner. It was delicious! The gravy was so smooth and creamy and tasted wonderful! The crust was tender and flaky and came out of the oven beautifully browned and shiny from the egg wash. Will definitely be making this on a regular basis. Thanks!!

  75. Raymond Board

    Hi Jenny,
    My wife and I are going to make your chicken Pot Pie. Having had heart attack could you send me the Nutritional information, I am allergic to Soy, Soy Protein and Soy Lecithin. Jenny I used to work at the Holiday Inn in Pasadena as a Bartender years ago when you worked there and interrupted your performance when I turned on the Blender frequently, I also followed you one night with my buddys to the Lobster House in Marina Del Ray and I had taped the sound of a blender and turned it one when you started your performance. Ray. P.S. Not sure you will remember this!

    • Jenny

      Well that brought back some memories! But sorry, I do not have nutritional information on my recipes.

      • John T

        Jenny,
        I wanted to know this for myself, so I calculated the estimated nutritional information for your recipe. I used the ‘MyFitnessPal’ app to acquire the information (great app). I figured 1/4 dish per serving, so 4 servings. 643 calories per serving (one meal) should be about right for most people.

        Nutrition Facts
        Servings 4.0
        Amount Per Serving

        Calories = 643
        Total Fat 10 g 16 %
        Saturated Fat 2 g 11 %
        Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
        Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
        Trans Fat 0 g
        Cholesterol 175 mg 58 %
        Sodium 906 mg 38 %
        Potassium 398 mg 11 %
        Total Carbohydrate 65 g 22 %
        Dietary Fiber 6 g 23 %
        Sugars 10 g
        Protein 67 g 133 %
        Vitamin A 117 %
        Vitamin C 15 %
        Calcium 17 %
        Iron 5 %
        * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

        I hope others will find this information useful.

  76. LyndaMarie

    Jenny, this chicken pot pie was awesome! And so easy! Hubby loved it. Fun making it with my Granddaughters, they loved it too!

    Love all your so easy yet super healthy recipes. I tell many people about you!
    Thank you so much💕

  77. Betty

    I have been using rotisserie chicken from my warehouse club for quite a few recipes that require chicken. Lots of extra flavor. Can I use that cooked chicken in this pot pie?

    • Jenny

      Yes. It would save you a little time and probably add some extra flavor.

  78. Maureen

    Love all your recipes. I sometimes just tune in to watch you cook . delightful.

  79. Sehrish

    Hi Jenny, can u come up with nice and filling food for diabetic people?

  80. Sabreen Saleh

    Jenny,
    I finally tried out the chicken pot pie reipe after watching your video several times lol. It was awesome, me and my husband loved it. I also tried out 2 of your brownie recipes and your lemon cake. Which were all a hit. Thanks for all your recipes and I love your personality in your videos. You’re an amazing person.

    Sabreen

  81. Sehrish

    Hi Jenny, I made this pie for dinner and it turned out awesome. Thank your so much. The filling and the pastry were so good il probably make it again soon. I am your fan. I am planning to bake your chocolate cake and cinnamon rolls hope I nail them too. Thanks for the recipe !!

  82. Cindy

    Made the chicken pot pie for dinner last and it absolutely delicious without all the fat. Thanks again Jenny!

  83. Mrs. Forrest

    I live in the u.k. and love your receipes but would love the ingredients in English terms, as I find it difficult to get the exact measurements right in cup measurements. Is it possible you can sort this out please. Some receipes you can change from cup to metric in the receipe. Thank you

    • Jenny

      I only post the recipes I make for myself at home as a hobby but I have added a metric conversion chart in the blog, which should be helpful.

  84. Ann

    Hi Jenny, I made 5 small pot pies from this recipe. The crust recipe is only enough for 4 small pot pies but no problem. They are yummy!

  85. Mary

    jenny, This recipe is a real keeper! I made it with two crusts and added some sliced mushrooms. I also added chopped parley and thyme as well as the celery leaves. the sauce was the best that I’ve ever had. thank you for this great pie.

  86. Denise

    Made your chicken pot pie recipe but I used leftover turkey. We have not eaten it as yet in fact it is in the oven as I am writing this review. The recipe came out as described in your YouTube video. Your easy sauce sure takes the work out of making your own sauce with the butter, I tasted the filling before baking and thought that it was very tasty. The crust was a surprise but looked okay. Anxious to see how it backed and tastes with the completed pie.

    This could be my new favourite chicken/turkey pot pie recipe. It was fast and easy to make.

    I will certainly search your site for other recipes.

  87. Clair Lynch

    Hi Jenny. I live in the UK and I cooked this Chicken Pot Pie this afternoon for my family and they loved it. No more brought pies! This is definitely one I will make again. The pastry mixture was a bit gloopy when I put it on top of the mixture (I think I needed to have added a tiny bit more flour) but when cooked it turned out fine. I am now a Jenny can Cook Fan!! and I look forward to making your other recipes and my family are looking forward to eating them!. It’s a shame I cannot find your cookery book on amazon.uk.

    Kind Regards, Clair from Devon, England, UK

    • Jenny

      You can download my cookbook for free on this website but I have improved a lot of the recipes from the book and added them here to the site as well.

      • Clair Lynch

        That’s fabulous thank u. I will have a look. I’m off to buy some measuring cups today some can follow the recipes exactly and will be making your bread later.. will take a picture if my partner doesn’t get to it first. (Planned to take a photo of the pie but he tucked in). X

  88. karen

    Just curious I’m trying to lose weight so I’m always looking for recipes. I just tried it and it came out great. I was scared to use white flour cause i was told it’s not healthy . Is it true? Can i use wheat flour?

    • Jenny

      Whole wheat flour is always a better choice and I use it whenever I can, as long as the recipe still tastes good. For me, it does not work with pizza dough and pie crusts so I use all-purpose flour.

  89. Allen

    I have got to ask.

    Do you really enjoy doing this as much as it looks like you do?

    Watching you have has turned this 61 year old man into someone that enjoys cooking.

    Thank you so much
    Allen

    • Jenny

      I absolutely love cooking, especially baking. I’m retired and could spend my time doing anything I choose and there’s no place I’d rather be than playing in the kitchen.

  90. Lily

    Can I use canola oil to cook the filling instead of olive oil?

  91. Shirley B

    I love your recipes, I was wondering if you had already cooked chicken, could you use it instead of the raw chicken, and at what point would you add the cooked chicken to the recipe? Thank you so much for the wonderful recipes.

    • Jenny

      I would add cooked chicken at the end of the filling process, when it’s thickened and just before you pour it into the pan.

  92. Megan

    Can I use butter instead of oil

    • Jenny

      With this recipe and method – no, but you can find a different recipe that uses butter (the method will be different).

  93. Diane

    Do you put the raw chicken in with the veggies just for 2 mins or is the chicken cooked before.

    • Jenny

      The chicken is raw but remember after the 2 minutes, it continues to cook with the filling and also inside the pie.

  94. Linh

    Hi Jenny! My oven temperature max is 250. So can I cook this stuff? Any advise?

    • Jenny

      I wish I could say yes but recipes like this need a higher temperature. I’m sorry I’m not able to help. There are some cookies that can be baked at 250 Fahrenheit.

      • Dennis

        I don’t know if this is relevant but you might check your oven to determine if it is Metric or Fahrenheit.

        • Dennis

          250 degrees Celsius is 482 degrees Fahrenheit.

        • Jenny

          I just assumed that anyone who knows this is an American recipe would know it’s fahrenheit, especially since I make that clear in the recipe and that anyone with a celsius oven would know the difference. I won’t assume that any more. And you are right, it’s probably a celsius oven, which is more than adequate to bake this pie. There’s an oven conversion chart in my blog: https://www.jennycancook.com/category/a-metric-conversion-chart/

  95. Kimberly C.

    Hi Jenny –
    I’m wondering why frozen peas are used? Will it make much difference if I use canned?

    • Jenny

      Canned peas are very soft and would probably turn to mush in this pie.

  96. Khris

    Do I have to use 1% milk for the crust? I only have whole milk… also do I have to use the extra light olive oil for the crust? or would regular olive oil do just fine?

    • Jenny

      I can only guarantee this recipe if it’s made the same way I do. I have only made it this way so I’m not sure about your changes. I can only guess that whole milk might make the crust too heavy and that olive oil may be too strong for the crust. I have made the crust with other oils like canola oil and “Smart Balance” oil, both of which are flavorless. It’s a great pie and may be worth waiting until you get the best ingredients.

  97. tricia

    can i use canola oil for crust instead of extra light olive oil?

  98. Hannah

    I’d like to try this butter free pastry to replace the other pastry recipes i make; do you think it’s worth a try for any of these? Sausage rolls, tuna pastry roll, borekas.

    Btw I love making your butter free recipes for friends who can’t believe they are butter free and still taste great!

    • Jenny

      I don’t think this pastry will work for the items you mentioned because you can’t really roll it up. It’s a very soft pastry that is usually patted into a pie pan and if you try to roll it up around something, it will probably fall apart.

  99. tricia

    If I do this with double crust, should I pre bake the bottom crust before putting in the filling? Thanks in advance

    • Jenny

      I have never done a bottom crust but some people have and no one ever says they pre-bake it so I would say probably not to pre-bake it.

  100. Theresa Z

    I made the chicken pot pie. The filling was delicious and easy. I had trouble with the crust. It was very dry and would not come together. I finally got it somewhat together and just flopped it onto the filling. It didn’t fit all the way to the rim, but was just inside. It came out thicker than yours, but that’s because the more I tried to roll it thinner, the more it broke up. any ideas?

    • Jenny

      It sounds like too much flour and that usually happens with improper measuring. Flour must be aerated before measuring because it usually settles in the bag or container. If you just scoop it up you will get too much flour. So next time, stir the flour up really well before measuring and measure by spooning the flour gently into a flat-topped measuring cup and level off the top with the back of a knife. Do not tap the cup or do anything to cause the flour to settle and this should solve the problem. I make this dough all the time and it always turns out. This is probably why we are seeing more recipes that measure flour by weight and not by cupful – I may have to start doing that…

  101. teresa cacy

    I have tried many of your recipes and they have been great. My kids love the cinnamon rolls! I will making the chicken pot pie today and I have no doubt it will be great too.

  102. Veronica S

    Hi Jenny, i was wondering the size of your pie pan and where you got it? I’d love to try this recipe!

  103. Thomas

    Hi,

    I first found your site through your no-knead bread recipe. I have not bought store-bread since!

    This chicken pot looks wonderful, and I want to try it. This is a lot of dinner for one person. Can you make this in individual ramekins and refrigerate some for the next few days? if so, how does using a small pan (the ramekin) affect the baking time?

    Thanks!

    • Jenny

      I have never made individual pies but it seems to me the baking time would be about the same. But just to be sure, I would check it at 15 and 20 minutes but I believe it will take the full 25 minutes to get a golden crust.

  104. Rick

    HI Jenny i am new to you & your recipes, your meatloaf is for sure the best i ever ate, Tuesday is golumpkies, i’ve made stuffed cabbage before, but i’m anxious to try your method. But being from PA dutch country i must tell you this is not “chicken pot pie” it might be a chicken pie, but chicken pot pie, is just that. Chicken, potatoes, celery, & pot pie noodles. (bot boi noodles, if you buy em in a bag at the store.) And cooked in a pot, waa laa, CHICKEN POT PIE.
    I am glad i found you, i love your videos, & there are a lot more here i am going to try. Thank you again, & keep em coming.

    • Jill

      Hi Rick,
      I married a Pennsylvania Dutchman whose mother taught me to make pot pie. We use saffron to flavor the broth which makes the pot pie yellow and delicious and make our own dough from flour, egg and a little salt and water. We cut it into squares and drop it over the bubbles in the broth. It is delicious! Have you ever had poor man’s pot pie or beef pot pie? My husband’s aunt added vegetables to hers but my mother-in-law did not.
      She taught me how to make Chicken Corn Soup, too. It is too bad we can’t get Cope’s corn any more, the soup isn’t as good with out the delicious double cut sweet corn Cope’s packaged.

  105. frank

    I am making this tomorrow fosho mmmmmm thanks jeeenny;)

  106. judy

    oh jenny your recipes are soooooooo good and I love watching you prepare them I have to say you have not aged a day since on tv keep up the good recipes judy

  107. Alexandra

    Can we use low fat milk for the filling instead of whole milk?

    • Jenny

      I would not use low fast milk in the filling. I think it would be too runny.

  108. Alexandra

    Hi Jenny, I was wondering if we can make a bottom crust for the pie. (Maybe double the crust recipe and bake half of it first before putting in the filling and top layer?) Would that work?

    • Jenny

      If you look at Jonathan’s comment below he made a bottom crust and liked it. Also a lot of people commented on youtube saying they made bottom crusts with success.

  109. Marg

    Love your recipes!! Was wondering if I could freeze your chicken pot pie ?thanks

    • Jenny

      I did some research and you can freeze a pot pie before baking and before the egg wash. I am not able to say how long it would bake when frozen but I believe you can put it right in the oven frozen. But it seems like you’d want to thaw it a little before the egg wash. That’s the best I can answer since I have never frozen one. Gee, I’m not much help, am I? Maybe someone smarter than I am will help out…

  110. Kevin

    This was my first time making Chicken Pot Pie and it was delicious! I did make a few changes though. I substituted all of the all purpose flour (in both filling and crust) with white whole wheat flour and it came out fine! The sauce was still thick and creamy and the crust was still crispy, although somewhat denser (as expected from using whole wheat flour). I can’t believe how flavorful AND healthy this was! I will definitely be making this again. Thanks for the recipe Jenny!

  111. Kelly Foti

    here is another idea…when ever we have roast beef, chicken or pot roast left over, not quite enough to have leftovers, i make pot pie with it, been doing it for years…..and with leftover chili i spread an 8oz package of cream cheese into a pie dish then shredded taco cheese on top of the cream cheese then left over chili on top of that and finish with taco cheese to cover the chili bake in 350 oven till the cheese melts…serve with tortilla chips or frito’s scoops, a great dip for parties too make a large salad and everyone loves this..and after the holidays i make a veggie pie with all the leftover veggies adding store bought ready to use alfredo sauce….also amazing with a salad and crusty bread brushed with garlic and olive oil!!!

  112. Jonathan

    This chicken pot pie is AMAZING! I tried it with a bottom crust, came out perfect. I just created two of your crust ingredients, then brushed the entire inside crust with the eggwash. Very good! Thank you.

  113. Lisa

    I made the chicken pot pie for my daughter the other night when she returned home from college for xmas vacation. I actually made two. She went crazy for it and my husband loved it too. Now we have the nachos in the oven and it looks like another winner.

  114. Norma

    I made this yesterday and WOW! it is fantastic. I did add a Yukon Gold Potato cut in small pieces. Totally awesome, I will make this often. Thanks Jenny, now I will try your bread.

    • Dancer

      Was it really that good? I hope so because I love chicken pot pie but I know hoe unhealthy they can be for you, but not Jenny’s.

  115. Peachy

    I’m a big fan of your cooking Jenny! All of your recipes that I cooked are amazing! Hope you can also post a recipe for shepherd’s pie.

  116. Jody

    Bingo! It was amazing and there is nothing left:-( ! Thank you so much sweetie! I love your stuff!

  117. Saadia

    Can you use whole wheat flour instead of all purpose for the crust?

    • Jenny

      I don’t think whole wheat flour works in this recipe. The result would be too heavy and dense.

  118. Debbie

    I tried your Healthy Chicken Pot Pie recipe yesterday for dinner. PERFECT! I made single serving pies for my family. I am new to your recipes (as of yesterday), but love how you are sharing amazing

  119. Claudia

    Just pulled this out of the oven and boy, my kitchen smells soooo good. Tasted some of the filing juice that spilled out and yummy!!!!! Hope I can control myself until dinner time tonight. Thank you Jenny, this recipe is a definite winner. 🙂

    I added some left over mushrooms and rosemary to this. That sauce again is just super, it tastes so rich.

  120. khabirah

    Can this crust be used to make empanadas? I ask because I’m trying to make the empanada dough without using butter and I don’t have any transfat free spread on hand at the moment.

    • Jenny

      I think this dough would be too hard to handle to make empanadas. It’s essentially a dough to be pressed into a pie pan but I roll it between wax paper to make handling it easier. But you could search the internet for empanada recipes that use oil – there may be something out there.

  121. Nami

    hi is it still fine if I make the filling and then put in the fridge for a day and the next day I make the crust? thanks 🙂

    • Jenny

      I’m not sure but I think you would have to bring the filling and its pan up to room temperature before adding the crust and baking.

  122. Lourdes

    Today is my 3rd time making this pot pie, thank you so much for sharing. Im lactose intolerant, so I use the Lactaid milk and it still comes out perfect. My kids love it.

  123. Maeve

    I’m surprised at my first attempt. I’m not a great cook and I’m working on that but this was a billion times better than any chicken pot pie i’ve ever had, plus the fact it was way healthier is a plus. I used veggie broth and lactose free milk (only thing I had on hand) which made the filling a tad sweet, but nevertheless everything was perfect on the first “test run” I did just now, I even got compliments on the pie crust… apparently it was too perfect for me to have made myself! 🙂

    Thanks for the great recipe, I’ll never have to buy it from the store again!

    ~Maeve~

  124. Windber

    Hi Jenny!

    Can’t wait to try this, but first a very non-nutritional question. Can a bottom crust be added? And if so I assume there might be some necessary adjustments to make? Any ideas would be appreciated. I can’t wait to attempt this….

    • Jenny

      I don’t think it would work because the filling is hot and when you pour hot or warm filling on the bottom crust it would probably make it soggy. It’s possible if you pre-baked the bottom crust, it might work but with a hot filling, I’m still doubtful. If you try it, please report back…

  125. khabirah

    Okay, so I made this recipe for dinner last night and it came out pretty good. I’m going to have to work on the crust a little though, The way that I made it had no taste…I’ll work on it, but other than that I really enjoyed making this dish from scratch.

    • Jenny

      There usually isn’t much taste in the crust except from the salt so make sure you include the salt or maybe add a little more for your taste.

  126. Katerina

    Made your chkn pot pie. Divine it was, simply.

  127. RhythmMad

    Eating this right now. So good!

  128. Nancy

    Jenny, I made the chicken pot pie today. It was so easy to make. Just came out of oven. Have no doubt it will be good. Looks and smells wonderful. Yummy. Thanks 🙂

  129. Renata

    Jenny you are a genius !! My family loves chicken pot pie, i will be using this recipe from now on. Thank you for all your posts & God bless you.
    From one of your fans in Australia

  130. Jan

    Beautiful…. I could smell it and I could taste it….Yum!!!! This the only crust recipe I use too. So easy and flaky and delicious…… Thank you for sharing….

  131. sony

    I’am sure going to try this pot pie recipe. Your recipes are awesome. I love your counter top. What colors are in it? At first I thought it was gray but today I thought it looked green.

    • Jenny

      The countertop is green granite. I shopped for months to find the perfect kitchen counter. I’m glad you noticed.

  132. Pauline

    Love the new Chicken pot pie recipe Jennie. You had me salivating at the end. This is going to be on our table this weekend….can’t wait. PS…Love the cow!

  133. Anne

    Chicken Pot Pie – one of my all-time favorites. Can’t wait to try it! Thanks for making it so much healthier than usual.

  134. fatty

    delicious!!!

  135. Rhonda

    Omg, l have been waiting for this. Looks really good. Family is gonna love this one. Where did you get that cute pie dish? I love stoneware for cooking things like this 🙂

    • Jenny

      The pie pan is by Emile Henry and I got it at Sur La Table.

      • Rhonda

        Thank you. I’ve never heard the name before, but they have a online store. Will order one soon 🙂

        • Natalie

          Hey!!! I just noticed you are holding up my new pie plate! (Except mine’s yellow). They’re on sale at Sur La Table. I also purchased other items from the line. Very pretty colors and pieces.

          • Thomas

            Hi,

            The deep dish serrated-edge pie pan is also available from Amazon.com.

            –Tom

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