Chicken Pot Pie

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

  • About

I grew up thinking these things came in a Swanson box. It was a customary dinner on a Saturday night when my parents were going out and a babysitter was on her way. In fact, pot pie is one of the best ways to create a meal out of leftovers. Use the chicken carcass to make stock that will become the base for your sauce, but only after picking it clean of meat. If you have a couple cups of chicken left over, this recipe—with basic vegetables, a thick creamy sauce, and crisp crust—is wholesome