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Chicken Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Chicken Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Warm up your family with this easy mashed-potato-topped casserole featuring tender chicken, sweet corn and sugar snap peas in a homemade cheese sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each), cubed
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 pouch (3.6 ounces) roasted garlic mashed potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1 cup fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed and chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet, cook chicken in 1 tablespoon butter until no longer pink; set aside and keep warm. Prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt remaining butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk; stir in seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or thickened.
  • 3. Remove from the heat. Stir in 3/4 cup Swiss cheese until melted. Add peas, corn and chicken. Transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with mashed potatoes; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 316 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 660mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein

Reviews for Chicken Shepherd's Pie

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mzgrinder
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2016

"Followed recipe exactly, Although it did not set up, was very soupy. Will try again and use my own judgement on milk/flour or cornstarch ratio. Gravy was very tasty, but to give dish a bit more substance will add some peppers, mushrooms, peas, etc. next time.

Since I seem to be the only reviewer with the soupy problem, a part of it maybe it was the dish I used. It was a 2 quart casserole, but it was round, so appears from the picture that it was much deeper than what is shown here. Will figure it out."

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cindymarza
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2015

"Whole family loved this meal!"

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retiredcookie2000
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2014

"This was really good. My husband said it was very tasty. Will definitely make it again."

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luann8190
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2013

"I even get requests for this from the kids."

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cwbuff2
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2012

"The gravy of this recipe is absolutely scrumptious! So easy, but of all the gravies, easy or complicated, this is one of the best I've ever tasted - I found myself scooping up the remnants in the bowl with my finger like it was brownie mix! My husband agreed. I plan to use this gravy in chicken pot pie, too. Definitely put this recipe on your rotation!"

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jujubean79
Reviewed May. 22, 2012

"I love this recipe and have made it several times. I do add 1/2 cup diced red peppers the chicken mixture for added color and flavor. I also think it needs more salt then this recipe calls for."

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Queenmumv66
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2012

"I did change up the recipe a tiny bit.I used real mashed potat

oes, and I omitted the thyme and sage.I used canned peas and corn.It was pretty good.I like the swiss cheese in it.I think next time I will try stuffing on the top, in place of mashed potatoes."

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MrsKase
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2011

"To be honest I used this as my guide and made to use up the week's lefover's. So it was changed in these ways, I used chicken thigh meat, I used left-over Ramen Corn Chowder and green beans. Otherwise I held to the recipe. It was really good, a great way to use up odds and ends, too few to get another meal out of but enough to combine and make another. Thank you for these recipes, they really help!"

MY REVIEW
NataRafferty
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2010

"Good recipe. My family really liked it. And it was easy for me to cook."

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MissM_Home
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2009

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Warm up your family with this easy mashed-potato-topped casserole featuring tender chicken, sweet corn and sugar snap peas in a homemade cheese sauce.

SERVINGS: 6
CATEGORY: Main Dish
METHOD: Baked
TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients:

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each), cubed
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 pouch (3.6 ounces) roasted garlic mashed potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1 cup fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed and chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn

Directions:

In a small skillet, cook chicken in 1 tablespoon butter until no longer pink; set aside and keep warm. Prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions.
    Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt remaining butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk; stir in seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or thickened.
    Remove from the heat. Stir in 3/4 cup Swiss cheese until melted. Add peas, corn and chicken. Transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with mashed potatoes; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
    Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.