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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

1 pound skinless,  chicken legs and thighs
1 3/4 cups chicken broth
2/3 cup milk
1/4 fajita seasoning
2 cups any frozen vegetables (I used broccoli, squash,carrots, and cauliflowers)
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup butter
(9 inch) unbaked pie crusts or home made pie crust.

  1.  Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C.)
  2. In a saucepan, combine chicken, and frozen vegetables . Add water to cover and boil for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, drain and set aside.
  3. In the saucepan over medium heat, cook onions in butter until soft and translucent. Stir in flour, salt and pepper,. Slowly stir in chicken broth and milk. Simmer over medium-low heat until thick. Remove from heat and set aside
  4. Place the chicken mixture in bottom pie crust. Pour hot liquid mixture over. Cover with top crust, seal edges, and cut away excess dough. Make several small slits in the top to allow steam to escape.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool for 10 minutes before serving. I made my own pie crust. I will make a post on how to make pie crust later.

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