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Hen Pot Pie Casserole – Barefeet within the Kitchen


Tender chunks of hen and greens are simmered collectively beneath a buttery, flaky biscuit topping to make this hen pot pie casserole.

The nice and cozy aroma of this casserole within the oven creates the perfect homey feeling. A sense topped solely by how superb this hen pot pie casserole tastes after a busy day.

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole on blue place with flowered towel

Hen Pot Pie Casserole

I really like a great hen pot pie, however some days a pie crust simply isn’t within the playing cards for me. Let’s face it we now have all been there my pals. It’s okay to confess it.

Nevertheless, I nonetheless crave the savory comforts and emotions of a home made pot pie. Though if you need a very easy conventional hen pot pie I like to recommend this one.

This Hen Pot Pie Casserole has all of the flavors and feels of the basic double-crust pot pie. However is topped with scrumptious drop biscuits for essentially the most superb tasting and fragrant hen pot pie.

I’ve made this recipe a lot of instances now (don’t inform my conventional pot pie!) however I truly want the flaky, buttery biscuit topping over the pie crust now.

Rotisserie hen is certainly one of my prime grocery retailer grabs every week. Typically it’s dinner that night. Extra typically, I’m going forward and take away the meat from the bones. Then have it readily available as an ingredient for meals like this casserole, 30-minute hen enchiladas, or these inexperienced chile hen burritos.

When you have hen, a bag of frozen greens, and a fairly stocked pantry. I’d wager you might have all it’s good to make hen pot pie casserole.

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole celery an onions in skillet

Simple Hen Pot Pie Casserole

There are just a few steps to creating the filling. However I promise you it’s value it. You’ll be able to have the casserole in your oven in lower than half-hour. I really like the flavour that comes from constructing the creamy sauce within the skillet.

Begin with sauteeing the onions and celery in melted butter. As soon as they’re delicate sprinkle on the flour, stirring constantly to coat the onions and celery.

The aim is to include it in order that it creates a easy sauce if you add the hen broth.

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole cooked celery and onions in skillet

Whisk within the hen broth and let that simmer for only a minute or two. Cut back the warmth to medium-low and add your milk and seasonings.

I simmered this for about 5 minutes till it thickened properly.

As soon as it’s thick add within the chopped or shredded hen together with the frozen blended greens. The greens don’t must be thawed previous to including them.

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole roux

Stir to mix all the things completely. You don’t fear about bringing it to a simmer because the filling will warmth utterly if you bake the casserole.

I normally sneak a spoonful (or three) at this level to see if it wants extra salt or pepper and alter if wanted. Pour the filling into your buttered baking dish and put aside till you might be able to prime it.

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole heated in skillet

Hen Cobbler

Drop biscuits make for the proper casserole or cobbler topping. Whisk collectively the dry elements till they’re evenly mixed.

Minimize or grate your chilly butter into small items. Use a fork or pastry blender to combine the butter in. The combination will likely be crumbly and lumpy at this level.

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole in blue pan uncooked with flowered towel and bowl of biscuits

Slowly add within the milk, simply till it pulls away from the perimeters of the bowl. Add just a bit bit at a time in order that the dough doesn’t get too moist. It’ll nonetheless look just a little dry and even sticky.

Cookie scoops are the perfect for making drop biscuits. Use the massive scoop on this set and scoop the dough evenly excessive. It’ll bake into a good looking golden crust.

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole in blue pan with uncooked biscuits on top

After baking for about 18 minutes take away from the oven and let the casserole cool for at the least 10 minutes.

The filling will arrange just a little bit throughout this time. To not point out my over-eager-to-eat children are much less prone to burn their tongues if it cools only a bit.

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole in blue pan with flowered towel

Hen Pot Pie Casserole Recipe

Filling Substances

  • butter
  • yellow onion
  • celery
  • all-purpose flour
  • hen broth
  • milk
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • celery seed
  • cooked hen
  • frozen blended greens

Topping Substances

  • all-purpose flour
  • baking powder
  • kosher salt
  • sugar
  • butter
  • milk
Chicken Pot Pie Casserole Close up in pan

To Make the Filling

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Butter a 9×13 baking dish and put aside. In a big deep skillet, over medium-high warmth, soften the butter.
  2. Add the onions and celery and prepare dinner till delicate, about 3 minutes. Stir in flour. Slowly stir in hen broth and whisk to mix.
  3. Add the milk and salt, pepper, and celery seed. Cut back warmth and simmer over medium-low warmth till thickened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the hen and greens. Stir to combine all through. Pour the combination into the ready baking dish and put aside.

To Make the Topping

  1. In a mixing bowl, stir collectively the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Grate the butter and dump it into the bowl with the dry elements.
  2. Use a fork to combine within the chilly butter items till the combination resembles a rough meal with little pea measurement or smaller lumps all through.
  3. Progressively stir in milk – don’t dump all of the milk in without delay! Add simply sufficient milk till the dough pulls away from the aspect of the bowl. It ought to nonetheless look considerably dry and be a bit sticky.
  4. Scoop the dough over the filling within the baking dish. (The largest scoop on this set is ideal for this.)
Chicken Pot Pie Casserole on blue plate with flowered towel

Recipes with Shredded Hen

All of us can recognize a great recipe utilizing leftover hen, particularly if it’s a meal that comes collectively simply and tastes superb. At our home, we now have fairly just a few favorites you must attempt.

This absolutely loaded Hen Potato Broccoli Casserole begins with fluffy mashed potatoes which are blended with tender bites of broccoli and hen, then generously sprinkled with bacon and cheese. The result’s a fully irresistible dinner.

Cheese and refried beans meld collectively to create a flavorful layer in these Tacky Hen and Refried Bean Enchiladas.

Crisp tortillas full of saucy bbq hen and melting cheese add as much as these BBQ Hen Quesadillas. They’re just a little bit spicy, and awesomely tacky. They’re a extremely popular lunch in our home.

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Servings: 6 servings

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To Make the Filling

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Butter a 9×13 baking dish and put aside. In a big deep skillet, over medium-high warmth, soften the butter. Add the onions and celery and prepare dinner till delicate, about 3 minutes. Stir in flour. Slowly stir in hen broth and whisk to mix.

  • Add the milk and salt, pepper, and celery seed. Cut back warmth and simmer over medium-low warmth till thickened, about 5 minutes. Add the hen and greens. Stir to combine all through. Pour the combination into the ready baking dish and put aside.

To Make the Topping

  • In a mixing bowl, stir collectively the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.  Grate the butter and dump it into the bowl with the dry elements. Use a fork to combine within the chilly butter items till the combination resembles a rough meal with little pea measurement or smaller lumps all through.

  • Progressively stir in milk – don’t dump all of the milk in without delay! Add simply sufficient milk till the dough pulls away from the aspect of the bowl. It ought to nonetheless look considerably dry and be a bit sticky. Scoop the dough over the filling within the baking dish. (The largest scoop on this set is ideal for this.)
  • Bake for 14-18 minutes within the preheated oven, till the topping is golden brown, the biscuits are flaky, and the filling is effervescent. Cool for at the least 10 minutes earlier than serving.

Energy: 475kcal · Carbohydrates: 40g · Protein: 18g · Fats: 27g · Saturated Fats: 11g · Polyunsaturated Fats: 3g · Monounsaturated Fats: 10g · Trans Fats: 1g · Ldl cholesterol: 62mg · Sodium: 813mg · Potassium: 340mg · Fiber: 3g · Sugar: 2g · Vitamin A: 4764IU · Vitamin C: 5mg · Calcium: 86mg · Iron: 3mg

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole topped with biscuits
Chicken Pot Pie Casserole on blue plate with flowered towel

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