Upside-Down Chicken Pot Pies


  • Prep Time20 mins
  • Total Time45 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
Upside-Down Chicken Pot Pies

Try this simple and delicious take on the classic recipe. By using pre-made pastry, you eliminate some of the grunt work meaning a hearty meal is on your table sooner.


  • 1/2 450 g pkg frozen PC Butter Puff Pastry, thawed

  • 2 1/4 cups 2% milk

  • 2 tbsp chopped thyme

  • 1 tsp PC Dijon Prepared Mustard

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 cup finely diced butternut squash

  • 1 Yukon Gold potato

  • 1 tbsp canola oil

  • 1/2 onion, chopped

  • 4 PC Free From Boneless, Skinless Air-Chilled Thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter

  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup frozen PC Small Sweet Peas


  • Preheat oven to 400F. Spray a large baking sheet with oil. Unroll pastry on prepared sheet. Cut into 4 squares, then prick all over with a fork. Bake in centre of oven until pastry is golden, 12 to 15 min.

  • Heat milk with thyme, Dijon and salt in a large frying pan over medium-high. When milk starts to simmer, add squash and potato. Gently boil, stirring often, until vegetables are fork-tender, about 8 min. Transfer vegetables to a large plate using a slotted spoon. Pour liquid into a large measuring cup. Set aside.

  • Rinse pan, then return to burner. Add oil, then onion and chicken. Cook, stirring often, until almost cooked through, 5 to 7 min. Transfer to plate with vegetables.

  • Add butter to same pan. Whisk in flour and cook 1 min. Gradually add reserved liquid and whisk until sauce thickens, 2 to 3 min. Stir in peas, chicken and vegetables. Season with fresh pepper. Spoon about 1 cup chicken mixture over each baked puff pastry square.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 606, Protein 26g, Carbohydrates 47g, Fat 35g, Fibre 4g, Sodium 974mg.

Watch below for instructions on how to make upside-down chicken pot pies.

This article was originally published on Oct 02, 2014

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