For chicken enthusiasts, you can agree with us that the chicken pot pie hardly disappoints. Even those having it for the first time tend to instantly fall in love with it. Also, it can be served in different ways with a side dish of your choice.
What is a chicken pot pie?
Pot pie can be described as a type of meat dish that comes with a pie crust on top, or at the bottom. While making a chicken pot pie, poultry is used.
The type of crust may vary depending on preference. It is easy to prepare. A skillet is used in the preparation process. You can do it over a campfire or a stovetop. The choice is yours.
The main ingredients of a chicken potpie include carrots, celery, peas, and onions, and of course, dice chicken. As for the pie crust, you can buy it from the store or make it from scratch.
What goes well with a chicken pot pie?
Creamy Mashed Potatoes
While the chicken pot pie is getting ready on the other side of the kitchen, you can use the time to get your creamy mashed potatoes going. Usually, the mashed potatoes should soak up the gravy without a problem. Mashed potatoes tend to take little time on the stove, allowing you to use the stove for other dishes to supplement this delicacy.
To get the best texture out of your mashed potatoes, using a ricer is recommended.
Garlic Sautéed Swiss Chard
There is no better way to serve your chicken pot pie than to throw in some succulent fresh green leafy Swiss chard. The chicken pot pie will not only look attractive but also taste great.
The garlic adds a spicy touch to the pie. If you usually discard the rainbow stems, include them this time. Throw them in the mix, and you’ll be surprised by the resulting dish.
Roasted Parmesan Broccoli
Want to get a little bit creative with your chicken pot pie? How about combining it with some roasted parmesan broccoli? Well, let’s get right into it.
All you need is fresh broccoli, a bit of salty cheese with a twist of lemon. Striking a balance with the lemon is of the essence, so you ought to keep it light. Your favorite creamy source should put the icing on the cake, so don’t hesitate to make some.
Hassle back Sweet Potatoes with a Pinch of Garlic Herb Butter
Already wondering how this dish tastes? Well, you’d have to try it yourself and be the judge. Otherwise, it’s the kind of dish that your taste buds look forward to.
Sweet potatoes blend excellently with garlic herb butter. You need some fresh sweet potatoes tuber and chicken pot pie. The colors speak volumes but wait until you taste it.
Instant Pot Cauliflower
Instant pot side dishes are easy to put together. Cauliflower, Mac, and Cheese are ideal for this dish. Get creamy delicious pasta in some cauliflower sauce. Your chicken pot pie should sit next to the sauce. Are you wondering where the cheese is? It should at the base of the creamy sauce. Combine it with provolone and cheddar, to get a velvety feel out of it. You probably can’t wait to have a taste of this dish.
Brussels sprouts and Bacon
Bacon seems to make any dish taste even better. This applies to the chicken pot pie. Think of smoky bacon mixed with Brussels sprouts. Their colors blend in a magnificently. It is just the kind of dish you want to see on a plate set before you.
Get a creamy sauce out of the chicken pot pie fillings. Serve them side by side.
Cranberry Sauce and Fresh Herbs
It is easy to prepare cranberry sauce with fresh herbs. You could do it while the pot pie is getting ready in the oven. Sage, thyme, rosemary, and sherry should make up part of the dish. With all these ingredients, you can be sure this dish will be rich in flavor.
Serve your chicken pot pie with this sauce and herbs, you’ll love it.
You are probably thinking that there is no way garlic bread could complement your chicken pot pie. Fortunately, there is.
The garlic bread will not overshadow the main course. It comes with a block of thin layered parmesan cheese. A touch of butter spread should make it mellow. This is complementary to the vegetable makeup of the chicken pot pie. Throw in some fresh parsley and serve it.
German Potato Salad
Don’t you just love salads? You will love the German salad, even more, especially, when served with a chicken pot pie.
The German potato salad has a tinge of apple cider. If you don’t notice it on the color, your taste buds will not miss its taste. The salad consists of potatoes, a little bit of bacon and sweet onion. When you pair this with your chicken pie, it results in a finger-licking dish. Dig in and enjoy.
Chicken pot pie with apple sauce? Simplicity is written all over this dish. You need celery, onions, carrot and dairy to make this dream true. All these ingredients make the apple sauce irresistible. You can work with a variety of apples available in the nearest market.
Serve your chicken pot pie alongside the sauce, and you will relish each bite.
Berry Orange Spinach Salad
Chicken pot pie with green leafy spinach and fruit, what a combination!
Call it whatever you want including a citrusy salad but you’ll love it. A citrus vinaigrette is exactly what you need for the best outcome. Throw in some orange berries, cheese, nuts, and spinach. Add some balsamic vinegar to the mix, and prepare your taste buds for a pleasant surprise.
Chicken pot pie is quite delicious when served with the usual accompaniments. But you don’t have to restrict yourself to that. Pick one or several of the combinations in this piece to serve with your chicken pie. You might just land the combination of a lifetime to be enjoyed on special occasions with your loved ones.