Recipe: Your New Favorite Chicken Pot Pie

Chef Julius joined us on FOX 32 News at Noon to show us one of his favorite recipes.

Your New Favorite Chicken Pot Pie


  • 4-6 Boneless Chicken Thighs (skin removed and set aside)
  • 4TB Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3TB ranch seasoning
  • 1 cup Goode Foods Garbanzo Beans
  • 2 carrots (peeled and small diced)
  • 2TB Unsalted Butter
  • 3 Shallots (finely chopped)
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1tsp dried thyme
  • 1 cup sweet bell peppers (diced)
  • 2tsp Chef Julius' Creole Dust
  • 3 cups Chicken stock
  • 1 cup Milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 3 oz fresh Peas
  • 3 ears of corn (Shave the kernels off the cob)
  • 2 packages of refrigerated pie dough and puff pastry or refrigerated biscuit dough
  • Chef Julius' Salt
  • Chef Julius' Pepper



  • Preheat your oven to 375
  • Place a sauté pan on medium heat for 2 minutes and add the 2TB of olive oil
  • Season chicken thighs with ranch seasoning and place into hot pan and sauté for 5 minutes on one side
  • (if it starts to cook too fast lower the heat)
  • After 5 minutes on one side, turn over and 1 cup chicken stock and place in the oven for 20 minutes


  • Add the remaining olive oil to a 3qt – 6qt pot and start the sauté with shallots.
  • Cook the shallots for 3-5 minutes…then add the carrots, peppers and corn. Sauté this mixture for 5-7 minutes.
  • Season the mix with salt, pepper, thyme and Creole Dust. Add the Garbanzo Beans and flour
  • Add wine and cook down for 5 minutes. Next add 1 cup chicken stock and using a whisk add the heavy cream
  • Remove the chicken from the oven, shred the meat and add it to the mixture. Next add the peas and the milk.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning…allow mixture to cool. Prepare the dough

Dough and Assembly

  • Spray your cooking tin, baking dish or glass pyrex with a small amount of cooking spray.
  • Cut the necessary piece of dough to line your dish
  • Add the mixture and top it with puff pastry or a rolled biscuit
  • Bake at 350 for 12-18 minutes (longer for a crispier crust)