Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Chicken Pot Pie with Drop Biscuits

Not much to say on this one, other than you'll be surprised at how delicious it is using the simplest of ingredients.

Chicken Pot Pie with Drop Biscuits

Another winner from one of my really old cookbooks.

Chicken Pot Pie with Drop Biscuits

Chicken Pot Pie with Drop Biscuits

1/2 cup butter
1 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup sliced mushrooms
2 and 1/3 cup flour
2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 3/4 cup milk
1 1/2 cup chicken broth
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 cup shortening

Melt butter in large saucepan; saute celery and mushrooms slowly for about 5 minutes. Stir in 1/3 cup flour, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper; add 1 cup milk and chicken broth gradually (I used the broth from when I cooked the chicken), stirring constantly, till thickened.

Chicken Pot Pie with Drop Biscuits

Stir in chicken; pour mixture into greased casserole dish.

Chicken Pot Pie with Drop Biscuits

Sift remaining flour, baking powder and remaining salt together; cut or rub in shortening till mixture is crumbly.

Chicken Pot Pie with Drop Biscuits

Add milk to make drop batter; drop by spoonfuls on top of hot chicken mixture.

Chicken Pot Pie with Drop Biscuits

Bake in 425 degree oven about 30 minutes.

1 comment:

  1. This sounds and looks oh so yummy. I've got some turkey, and some turkey broth, celery too.

    Thanks for posting this ~ FlowerLady

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