Light My Fire Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! What do you have planned?

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Dinner with your honey? A romantic night in? Game night with the kids? A comforting meal?

 Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

My kids are always excited for comforting meals and I romanticized these chicken pot pies with little heart topped pie crust cut-outs. They loved it. And I made a superb Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie for me and my guy. It was creamy, spicy and full of flavor.

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

This recipe is for both versions of pot pies, but just add the optional ingredients to make the Buffalo Chicken version.

Ingredients:
2 cups cooked chicken breast, cubed
3 Tb butter
2 Tb flour
1 cup celery, diced
1 cup carrots, diced or sliced
1/3 cup onion, diced
2 cups chicken stock (or 2 cups water mixed with 2 tsp bouillon)
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup buffalo style hot sauce (optional)
1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles (optional)
2 refrigerated pie crusts
1 egg white
1 Tb water

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 425F.

In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and cook 2 minutes until slightly tender. Stir in the celery and carrots. Season with salt and pepper.

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Stir in the flour until the vegetables are coated, followed by the chicken stock. Mix until bubbly.

Stir in the cooked chicken and buffalo sauce and blue cheese, if using.

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Pour into 1 deep dish pie plate, or 2 shallow pie plates, or 6 ramekins.

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Roll out the pie crust (I made mine from scratch) and using a heart shaped cookie cutter, cut hearts and place over pot pie filling.

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Brush tops of crust with 1 Tb egg white mixed with 1 Tb water. Bake for 20-25 minutes until crust is browned and filling is bubbling through.

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

Serve with additional hot sauce if desired.

Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie | Famished Fish, Finicky Shark

This meal was devoured by all my fishies!!! Kid friendly—yes!

Light My Fire Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Number of servings: 6

Per Serving 576 calories

Fat 33 g

Carbs 47 g

Protein 21 g

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Light My Fire Buffalo Chicken Pot Pie

Weight Watchers PointsPlus®: 15

*Nutritional value may vary depending upon which ingredients are used.

*PointsPlus® calculated by Famished Fish and in no way endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, cubed
  • 3 Tb butter
  • 2 Tb flour
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, diced or sliced
  • 1/3 cup onion, diced
  • 2 cups chicken stock (or 2 cups water mixed with 2 tsp bouillon)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup buffalo style hot sauce (optional)
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles (optional)
  • 2 refrigerated pie crusts
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 Tb water

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425F
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and cook 2 minutes until slightly tender. Stir in the celery and carrots. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Stir in the flour until the vegetables are coated, followed by the chicken stock. Mix until bubbly.
  4. Stir in the cooked chicken and buffalo sauce and blue cheese, if using.
  5. Pour into 1 deep dish pie plate, or 2 shallow pie plates, or 6 ramekins.
  6. Roll out the pie crust (I made mine from scratch) and using a heart shaped cookie cutter, cut hearts and place over pot pie filling.
  7. Brush tops of crust with 1 Tb egg white mixed with 1 Tb water.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes until crust is browned and filling is bubbling through.

Notes

Serve with additional hot sauce if desired.