Maine Chicken Pie

Recipe by lets.eat
READY IN: 4hrs 40mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place chicken in a large kettle add water, 1 teaspoons salt, onion, carrot and celery. Simmer, covered until tender 3-31/2 hours.
  • Remove chicken, strip meat from bones, removing in large pieces, strain broth. Refrigerate chicken and broth when cool.
  • Combine flour, onion salt, celery salt and remaining 1 teaspoons kosher salt with 1/2 cup chicken broth, mix until smooth.
  • Put 3 cups chicken broth in skillet. Heat and add flour mixture with a wire whisk to prevent lumping.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture is smooth and thickened, add food coloring. Add chicken and blend well.
  • Line 9" deep dish pie pan with pastry. Fill with chicken mixture. Adjust top crust, cut vents and flute edges.
  • Bake 400' 45 minutes or until browned.
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