What to do with this after Sunday Dinner?
Not complicated in any way, chicken pie is easy and a true comfort food. Any pie dough will do but, as with many things, homemade is best. My favorite pie crust recipe is this:
1 1/4 c flour
1/4 t salt
1/3 c shortening
3 to 4 T ice water
Combine flour and salt.
Cut in shortening until it looks like small peas.
Add water and knead a few times.
Let rest covered for 10 minutes and roll out as needed.
2 c flour
1/2 t salt
2/3 c shortening
6 to 7 T ice water
Same method as above.
Simply cut up the leftover chicken, potatoes, carrots and onion (if you have that) into bite sized pieces and mix with about 2 cups of leftover chicken gravy. Season to taste (I like salt, pepper, thyme) and sprinkle the bottom pie crust with a tablespoon or two of flour before adding the chicken mixture. Top with the second crust, vent and bake at 350°until the crust is browned and the filling is hot and bubbly.
Easy second dinner and not at all like typical leftovers!