Air Fryer Pot Pies

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Get ready for a delicious twist on a classic: Air Fryer Pot Pies! Imagine crispy pastry filled with savory goodness, all cooked to perfection in your air fryer. This classic comfort food dish makes an easy and tasty pot pie. Let’s dive into the recipe and enjoy homemade pot pies like never before!

Air fryer Chicken Pot Pies

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Time-Saving: Air frying cuts the cooking time, delivering pot pies in a jiffy.
  • Flaky and Golden: Achieve a perfect crispy crust without having to turn on your oven.
  • Customizable Fillings: Easily swap ingredients to create your creamy filling combination.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Grand Biscuits: Act as the vessel for our pot pies, providing a fluffy, golden-brown crust that’s both deliciously buttery and satisfyingly crisp.
  • Diced Chicken (Cooked): Adds a hearty, savory element that makes this chicken pot pie recipe truly filling.
  • Frozen Mixed Vegetables: Add a pop of color, a variety of textures, and a medley of flavors, enhancing the overall taste of the pot pies.
  • Condensed Cream of Chicken (Canned or Homemade): Forms the creamy, rich base of our filling, binding all the other ingredients together and adding a comforting, hearty flavor.
  • Onion Powder: Gives a subtle sweetness, enhancing the savory flavors of the chicken and vegetables.
  • Salt and Pepper: Heighten the natural flavors of the other ingredients, bringing balance and depth to the pot pies.
Ingredients for Air Fryer Pot Pies.

How To Make Air Fryer Pot Pies?

Step One: Mix The Filling

Mix the chicken, veggies, cream of chicken and the spices together in a large bowl. Make sure chicken and veggies are fully coated. Set aside.

Step Two: Prepare Biscuits

Open the can of biscuits and set them out separately. Spray 6 jumbo silicone muffin liners lightly with oil. Pinch off 1/4 of dough from 6 biscuits. Set aside pinches of dough.

filling the dough

Step Three: Mold The Crust

Mold the 3/4 size biscuits to the inside of the muffin liners. Cook in air fryer at 300 for 5 minutes.

Step Four: Add Filling

Remove and spoon in filling. You want to fill half way pressing down to continue forming the crust into a cup. Fill up the cup with a little mound of filling. Repeat this for the remaining 5 pies.

Remove and spoon in filling

Step Five: Seal The Pies

Use the remaining biscuits and pinches of dough to place a thin layer of dough over the pies to seal them. Using your fingers, pinch the pie tips to the sides of the pie cups along the rim of the liner.

Step Six: Vent The Pies

Make 4 little punctures in the top of the pies to allow for venting.

seal over the top of pies

Step Seven: Cook The Pies

Continue to cook the pies at 300° for 20 minutes or until the crust is fully cooked.

Step Eight: Monitor And Rotate

Depending on the size of your air fryer basket and the closeness of the heating element, you may find that you’ll need to rotate the pot pie in air fryer while cooking. You don’t want to burn the tops.

If the top finishes while the cups still need cooking, wrap the pies in a layer of foil to protect the tops.

Step Nine: Cool And Enjoy

Let cool air fryer pot pies when finished and enjoy!

Air Fryer Chicken Pot Pies

Cooking Tips

  • Egg Wash: To achieve a perfectly crisp homemade pie crust, brush the pastry with a light egg wash before air frying to promote browning and texture.
  • Preheat Pot Pie Base: A lesser-known trick to elevate the flavor of air fryer pot pies is to preheat the base mixture (filling) before assembling the pie. By gently warming the filling, you can enhance the melding of flavors and ensures even cooking.

Variations

  • Beef Pot Pie: Add tender beef chunks, aromatic herbs, and hearty vegetables for a rich and flavorful twist on the classic dish.
  • Vegetable Variation: Add a medley of fresh vegetables like carrots, peas, and potatoes to your air fryer pot pie as an alternative to the traditional chicken version.

Storage & Reheating Instructions

  • Storage: Ensure any leftover chicken pot pie is properly stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.
  • Freeze: For longer storage, store leftovers in a freezer-safe containers before placing them in the freezer for 1-2 months.
  • Reheating: When reheating a pie from the fridge cook for 5-8 minutes until heated through.
  • Reheat From Frozen: For frozen chicken pot pies, adjust the temperature to 360-400°F and follow specific timing instructions, usually around 20-25 minutes, to ensure these frozen pot pies are thoroughly heated.
Air Fryer Chicken Pot Pies

What To Serve With This Recipe?

  • Mashed Potatoes: Creamy spuds complement the flaky crust of air fryer pot pies.
  • Steamed Broccoli: A vibrant, crunchy side that adds a burst of freshness to your savory pies.
  • Cauliflower Rice: Perfect for balancing the richness of the homemade pot pie.
  • Grilled asparagus: Adds a light and vibrant touch to your meal, perfectly complementing the comforting flavors of pot pies.
Air Fryer Chicken Pot Pies

Air Fryer Pot Pies

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Indulge in golden-crisp perfection with our Air Fryer Pot Pies, a savory delight for any mealtime.

Ingredients

  • 8 jumbo grand biscuits
  • 3 cups of diced chicken, cooked
  • 1 12oz bag of frozen mixed vegetables.
  • 1 1/2 cups of condensed cream of chicken, canned or homemade
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Mix the chicken, veggies, cream of chicken and the spices together in a large bowl. Make sure chicken and veggies are fully coated. Set aside.
  2. Open the can of biscuits and set them out separately. Spray 6 jumbo silicone muffin liners lightly with oil. Pinch off 1/4 of dough from 6 biscuits. Set aside pinches of dough.
  3. Mold the 3/4 size biscuits to the inside of the muffin liners. Cook in air fryer at 300 for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove and spoon in filling. You want to fill half way pressing down to continue forming the crust into a cup. Fill up the cup with a little mound of filling. Repeat this for the remaining 5 pies.
  5. Use the remaining biscuits and pinches of dough to place a thin layer of dough over the pies to seal them. Using your fingers, pinch the pie tips to the sides of the pie cups along the rim of the liner.
  6. Make 4 little punctures in the top of the pies to allow for venting.
  7. Continue to cook the pies at 300° for 20 minutes or until the crust is fully cooked.
  8. Depending on the size of your air fryer basket and the closeness of the heating element, you may find that you'll need to rotate the pot pie in air fryer while cooking. You don’t want to burn the tops.
  9. If the top finishes while the cups still need cooking, wrap the pies in a layer of foil to protect the tops.
  10. Let cool air fryer pot pies when finished and enjoy!

Notes

  • Egg Wash: To achieve a perfectly crisp homemade pie crust, brush the pastry with a light egg wash before air frying to promote browning and texture.
  • Preheat Pot Pie Base: A lesser-known trick to elevate the flavor of air fryer pot pies is to preheat the base mixture (filling) before assembling the pie. By gently warming the filling, you can enhance the melding of flavors and ensures even cooking.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 520Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 979mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 4gSugar: 4gProtein: 25g

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FAQ’S

Can You Cook Frozen Pot Pie In The Air Fryer?

Yes! You can cook frozen chicken pot pie in the air fryer. Just be sure to add 5-8 extra minutes to the air fry time to cook frozen pot pies.

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