Individual (Mini) Chicken Pot Pies – Easy Recipe

Individual (Mini) Chicken Pot Pies – Easy Recipe

Enjoy a classic in a smaller portion. These individual pot pies are mini servings but just as delicious as the whole pie!

Three chicken pot pies on a wooden surface

Do you ever wish you could just eat the whole pie yourself?

Now you can!

I love a homemade chicken pot pie recipe and what I love about this family recipe is that it is all mine.

All mine!

As my Aunt Mary would say, “It’s very tasty but messy on the plate since it has no bottom crust. That’s why we do individual pies.”

This recipe is slightly different from my classic chicken pot pie recipe because it doesn’t have a bottom crust.

I love being able to give everyone their own portion.

A pot if creamy roux

This individual chicken pot pie recipe is neatly contained with a creamy sauce and it’s delicious.

This classic dish is great comfort food with less guilt.

Just trim out the right shapes for the tops of your bowls.

Pre-made puff pastry crust works well too as does refrigerated biscuit dough or crescent rolls.

Just get creative.

And don’t be afraid to let that pie topper spill overboard.

Yum! Even picky eaters will go back for more!

This is the perfect size for just me! I love that with individual portions you get plenty of crust! ~ Sandra

What You’ll Need for this Easy Recipe

A full printable recipe is below, but here is what you’ll need for this recipe.

  • A rotisserie or leftover chicken or cooked, skinless chicken breasts
  • A bag of mixed frozen vegetables
  • Store-bought pie crusts or puff pastry sheet
  • Chopped onions
  • Milk
  • Chicken stock or broth
  • Butter
  • All purpose flour 
  • Eggs
Chicken, peas and corn inside a pot with a cream sauce

This is a great version of chicken pot pie for weeknights when I can barely scrape together the energy to set the table and plate the food, but it makes for an elegant presentation. ~ Laura

How to Make this Mini Chicken Pot Pies Recipe

The filling for these mini pot pies take 15 minutes to stir up on the stove top before pouring them into bowls and topping them with piecrust or puff pastry.

Sauté the onions in butter for a few minutes in a medium size pot or large skillet before slowly stirring in milk and chicken broth. 

You’ll create a creamy roux after a few minutes.

Add salt and black pepper. 

Chop up the tender chicken into bite-size pieces and add the chicken pieces and the frozen vegetables to the creamy mixture.

Stir well before filling each individual bowl with the chicken mixture.

Place on top of each pie a piece of dough or puff pastry in a crisscross fashion.

Bake these mini pot pies at 425 degrees for a 30 minutes bake time on a baking sheet until the flaky crust is golden brown.

A pot filled with creamy chicken and vegetables

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Individual (Mini) Chicken Pot Pies

Enjoy a classic in a smaller portion. These individual pot pies are mini servings but just as delicious as the whole pie!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Individual Chicken Pot Pie Recipe
Servings: 3
Author: Ali Randall


  • 2.5 cups rotisserie chicken, shredded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 14-ounce can chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 pie crust, cut into strips
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg, beaten


  • Pre heat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Using a medium-sized sauce pan, melt butter and sauté the onions on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add the flour to make a roux, stirring until mixed.
  • Slowly add broth and milk. Stir until thickened. Add the chicken and veggies. Pour into individual bowls.
  • Cut the pie crust into strips with a sharp knife and place in a criss cross fashion on top of the filling to the edges and pressing the dough around edges of the bowl.
  • Brush the crust with the egg wash.Place the bowls on a cookie sheet and place in the hot oven.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown on top.


This recipe was originally posted March 2, 2015 and was updated November 2019.
Individual Chicken Pot Pie | This easy homemade individual chicken pot pie is the perfect single serve portion for dinner.

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