Friday, October 4, 2013

Chicken Pot Pie or Ala King


3 Tbsp. butter
1/4 cup flour
1-1/4 cup chicken broth
1 cup milk
2 c. cubed, cooked chicken
1-2/3 cup cooked peas and carrots or mixed veggies
1-1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. poultry seasoning
1/8 tsp. pepper
Flaky Pastry or biscuits


1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2. tsp. salt
1/3 cup shortening
3 Tbsp. ice water


Melt butter in large, heavy saucepan. Blend in flour. Cook over low heat until bubbly, stirring constantly. Gradually add broth and milk. Cook until thick, stirring constantly. Stir in chicken, peas and carrots, and seasonings. Heat. Pour into 1-1/2 quart casserole and top with pastry, pressing firmly to rim. Cut slits in top.  Bake at 400 for 30 minutes or until brown. NOTE: If using biscuits, bake them separately and top them on each bowl as it is served.

Serves 6

Posted by Debi

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