Chicken Pot Pie Without Pie Crust
Recipe type: Dinner
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Serves: 3 to 4
Chicken Pot Pie Without Pie Crust is a country home-style meal that's super easy to prepare in a skillet and is ready in 30 minutes! All the delicious flavors and creamy texture you would expect from a Chicken Pot Pie, only this one is made without the pie crust.
  • 1 package of organic chicken tenderloins (1 pound,about 8 pieces)
  • ¾ cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil - divided
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup diced onions (I used 1 small onion)
  • 2 cups fresh pre-sliced mushrooms -rinsed
  • ¾ cup of sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1 cup chicken or beef gravy (I used Heinz Home Style Savory Beef Gravy)
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp. sour cream
  • 1 small thinly sliced potato, OR 1 can (14.5 oz) sliced potatoes, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups of frozen peas and carrots ( I used Trader Joe's Organic Foursome Vegetable Medley)
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  1. Quickly rinse under running water the chicken tenderloins, allow them to drain briefly and place them into a breading pan.
  2. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil over them and set them aside.
  3. Place the seasoned bread crumbs into a second breading tray and set it next to the chicken tenders.
  4. Preheat a large, non-stick saute pan on medium-high heat. Place the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil in pan and 1 tablespoon of butter.
  5. Using tongs to work quickly. Coat each chicken tenderloin with the olive oil and then with the bread crumbs and transfer (one by one) into the pre-heated skillet. Cook the chicken for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove chicken and set it aside nearby.
  6. Add the diced onions and mushrooms to the same skillet. Cover with a lid. Stir occasionally while lightly scraping some of the remaining bread crumbs on the bottom of the pan. Cook onions and mushrooms until they soften, about 3 minutes.
  7. Add in the chicken broth, beef gravy, Dijon mustard, thyme and sour cream. Stir in the sliced potatoes and frozen veggies medley. Reduce heat to medium-low. Bring to a low boil and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
  8. Add Chicken tenders on top and Cover. Simmer for additional 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Vegetables, including potato slices should be tender to the bite. Turn off heat and serve.
  9. Serves 3 to 4 servings.
Cook's Notes :
I used beef gravy but you can certainly use chicken gravy instead. Also, you can use a vegetable medley of frozen peas and carrots.
Double the recipe for family of 5 or more.
Instead of seasoned bread crumbs, you can substitute with 2 cups of seasoned croutons crushed.
Recipe by 2 Sisters Recipes by Anna and Liz at