A delicious chicken pie made from scratch with chicken, carrots, peas and celery.

Serves 4 to 6

Ingredients

500 grams (1 pound) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, or other chicken
meat – cut into cubes.
2/3 cup sliced carrots
1 cup frozen green peas
2/3 cup sliced celery
1/3-cup butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3-cup all-purpose flour
1/2-teaspoon salt
1/4-teaspoon black pepper
1/4-teaspoon celery seed
1 3/4 cups chicken broth
2/3-cup milk
2 (9 inch) unbaked pie crusts

Preparation

Preheat oven to 220º C (425º F). In a saucepan, combine chicken, carrots, peas, and celery. Add water to cover and boil for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, drain and set aside. In the saucepan over medium heat, cook onions in butter until soft and translucent. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and celery seed. Slowly stir in chicken broth and milk. Simmer over medium-low heat until thick. Remove from heat and set aside.

Place the chicken mixture in the bottom of the piecrusts. Pour hot liquid mixture over. Cover with top crust, seal edges, and cut away excess dough. Make several small slits in the top to allow steam to escape.

Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown and filling is bubbly. Cool for 10 minutes before serving.