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Menu Plan for Winter I: Week 9, Day 3

Chicken Pot Pie

Cooking time:  40 minutes for menu      Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

       Not the typical frozen, single serving dish of college days... But still easy.

Chicken Pot Pie

Total time: 40 minutes
    This is modified, slightly, using only a top crust, and made simple, using purchased puff pastry,  Make it in 2 single serving dishes or 1 larger. You can stretch or roll puff pastry a bit to fit, if needed.

Chicken Pot Pie Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 40 minutes for menu
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
medium skillet with lid, 1 or 2 baking dishes

Turn oven on, 400F (200C)
Heat oil in skillet
Cut chicken, add to skillet
Slice carrots, leeks, add to skillet
Add paprika to skillet
Slice celery, add to skillet

Mince garlic, add to skillet
Add stock, wine, herbs to skillet, cover, cook
Cut pastry to fit dish, rolling out if needed
Add peas to skillet, cover, cook
Dissolve cornstarch in stock
Add cornstarch mixture to skillet, stir
Put chicken, vegetables in baking dish
Top with pastry, bake
      20 minute break
Done? Remove and serve