Nothing warms you up on a cold day quite like chicken pot pie. This shortcut version comes together surprisingly fast, despite tasting like something it would’ve taken your grandma all day to make. The perfect no-fuss dinner, it’s on our permanent rotation all winter long.
The times I tend to crave chicken pot pie the most are at the end of long, busy days, which is exactly when I don’t have the time to make it. This recipe is the answer. It relies on a few store-bought conveniences and comes together in one skillet, so it’s a pot pie you can pull off on those kinds of nights.
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1 tbsp. olive oil
3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ chunks
Freshly ground black pepper
1/2 onion, chopped
2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 tsp. fresh thyme
3 tbsp. flour
1 1/2 c. frozen peas
2 c. chicken broth
2 tbsp. heavy cream
1 can refrigerated biscuit dough
1 Egg, lightly beaten
Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook until golden on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from skillet.
Add onion, carrots, celery, and thyme and cook until vegetables are soft, 4-5 minutes. Sprinkle flour over vegetables and cook 2-3 minutes more. Add chicken broth and bring to a simmer, cooking 8-10 minutes more, until slightly thickened. Turn off heat and stir in cream, peas, and chicken.
Remove biscuits from can and slice in half horizontally. Arrange, overlapping, in a ring on the outer circle of the skillet. Brush with egg wash and bake until golden, 25-30 minutes.