5 from 10 votes
Homemade chicken pot pie warms you up on a cold day.
Homemade Chicken Pot Pie
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie topped with a puff pastry crust.

Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, chicken pot pie, chicken pot pie with puff pastry crust
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 366 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon sherry wine
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 4 cups cooked chicken chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 recipe easy puff pastry or store bought puff pastry
Egg Wash
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil. Add onions, carrots, and celery.  Saute over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Stir often.

  2. Add garlic and continue cooking for another 2 minutes.  Remove from pan and set aside.

  3. In same pan, add butter and flour. Mix well together with a whisk. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes.

  4. Slowly add chicken broth, while whisking. 

  5. Heat until mixture begins to thicken. 

  6. Stir in milk, salt, pepper, sherry, thyme and peas.

  7. Let simmer for 3-5 minutes over low heat. Do not boil.

  8. Stir in chicken and peas and cooked vegetable mixture. Remove from heat.

Assemble Pie
  1. Use two deep dish pie plates or one large rectangular baking dish. Spray dish lightly.  Add filling.  

  2. Roll out puff pastry.  Place on top of mixture.  Seal pastry to edge of dish. Slice a few slits in the top of the pastry.

Egg Wash
  1. Combine egg and water together in a bowl.

  2. Brush over top of puff pastry.

  3. Bake pies in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes until mixture is bubbly and pastry is golden.

  4. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving. 

Recipe Notes

Mixture can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator or freezer. 

Pie crust can be used in place of the puff pastry.

Turkey can be substituted for the chicken.


Nutrition Facts
Homemade Chicken Pot Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 366 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 621mg27%
Potassium 559mg16%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 4055IU81%
Vitamin C 18.6mg23%
Calcium 115mg12%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.