Savory Southern Chicken Pie


  • 1/2 lb. bulk pork sausage
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 can ready to serve chicken broth (14oz.)
  • Ad
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 package frozen peas, thawed and drained
  • Savory pastry (Recipe follows)


Cook sausage in a skillet over medium heat until browned, stirring to crumble meat. Drain on paper towels; set aside. Melt butter in a 3 qt. heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, salt, and pepper, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add broth and milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened and bubbly. Stir in chicken, peas, and sausage; cook until thoroughly heated. Pour chicken mixture into 4 individual 1 1/2 cup baking dishes or an 8 inch square baking dish.

Roll Savory Pastry on a lightly floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness in a slightly small shape than the individual dishes or large dish; scallop edges. Place pastry over chicken mixture (edges should not touch side of dish). Decorate with pastry cut-outs, if desired. Bake at 425 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until crust is browned.


Savory Pastry


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. celery seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 2-3 Tbsp. water


Combine flour, celery seeds, salt, and paprika in a large bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. With a fork, stir in enough water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, to moisten dry ingredients. Shape dough into a ball.

By Robin from Washington, IA


Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Article
chicken pot pie
Chicken Pot Pie Recipes
Food and Recipes Recipes PoultryJuly 24, 2007
Chicken a la King in puff pastry shell
Chicken A' La King Recipes
Sweet Potato Pie Recipes
Sweet Potato Pie Recipes
Cute Little Girl in Chicken Costume
Making a Chicken Costume
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on October 22, 2016 at 5:19:20 PM on in 1 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!