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Microwave Chicken Pie in a Mug

4.55 from 11 votes
Use leftovers to make my Microwave Chicken Pie in a Mug in minutes featuring a creamy chicken filling and a warm, doughy biscuit topping.
Homemade Chicken Pie in a Mug- What? Don’t believe me that you can make a delicious Chicken Pie with a buttery Biscuit crus from scratch in the microwave? Click and find out how easy it is

Hi Bold Bakers!

When it comes to Mug Meals I have made everything from Microwave Mug Pizza to Mac & Cheese in a Mug  and overtime I say to myself, “What next?” Sometimes I am flat out of ideas. And then in the eleventh hour it hits me: Microwave Chicken Pie in a Mug! Did you know you can make a delicious Chicken Pie with a buttery Biscuit crust from scratch in the microwave? Keep reading….

Usually a Chicken Pie requires a lot of steps but this little gem is very straight forward and just needs a handful of ingredients. Rather than using leftover cooked chicken for cold sandwiches, use it to make this Chicken Pie. Mix it up with chicken stock, frozen vegetables and a little milk for a creamy sauce and you have yourself a base for a Chicken Pie.

So a pie is not a pie without a pastry or biscuit topping correct? Do you see that lovely soft topping on my pie? Well that is none other than my Cheese & Herb Biscuit in a Mug recipe. As it cooked in the microwave it rises up and you get a lovely soft biscuit as a crust.

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The nutritional value along with Weight Watchers Points can be found in the written recipe below.

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This is my comfort food. Using cooked chicken from leftover dinner makes it so easy and a brand new dish.

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Gemma's Microwave Chicken Pie in a Mug

4.55 from 11 votes
Use leftovers to make my Microwave Chicken Pie in a Mug in minutes featuring a creamy chicken filling and a warm, doughy biscuit topping.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Use leftovers to make my Microwave Chicken Pie in a Mug in minutes featuring a creamy chicken filling and a warm, doughy biscuit topping.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 3-4 tablespoons cooked chicken
  • 2 tablespoons frozen vegetables (peas and carrots)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cornflour (cornstarch)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon full fat milk or cream
  • For the Biscuit topping
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon (1/4 oz/ 9g) butter, cubed
  • tablespoons milk (or buttermilk)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped herbs

Instructions

  • In a large microwavable mug add in the cooked chicken, frozen vegetables, cornstarch, salt and pepper. Stir well together to mix in the cornstarch. The cornstarch is used to thicken the sauce.
  • Pour in the stock and milk and stir well until everything is combined. Set aside.
  • For the biscuit topping: Mix together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Using a fork rub in the cubed butter into the dry ingredients. When done it will resemble fine breadcrumbs.
  • Stir in the milk and herbs until your mix forms a batter. (I decided to leave out the cheese for the pie topping).
  • Gently scoop the batter on top of the chicken pie mix. It might sink a little, don’t worry that is fine. During cooking it will rise up.
  • Microwave for roughly 2 minutes- 2 minutes 15 seconds. It is ready when the biscuit batter is firm on top and you don’t see any wet batter. (This timing is based on my 1200W microwave so yours might vary)
  • Enjoy warm!

Recipe Notes

You can mix this mug cake up the night before and cook it off in the microwave
The chicken stock will give your pie a lot of flavor. Use stock over broth as broth is weaker in flavor.
Smart points: 16
PointsPlus: 15
Nutrition Facts
Microwave Chicken Pie in a Mug
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 428 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 118mg39%
Sodium 227mg10%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 42g84%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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Mikko
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Mikko
11 months ago

Hi Gemma. In my family we don’t have butter as we always use margarine (not sticks, but tubs) . I know that if I make the biscuit with it I won’t get a breadcrumb but a soft dough mix. What can I do or substitute?

Thank you

Miranda
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Miranda
1 year ago

Hello. That’s a great recipe there, but for some reason, my attempt was nothing short of a disaster. The chicken was rubbery and the crust was somewhere between undercooked bread and soup. Can someone please tell me where I went wrong? Thank you.

Chantese
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Chantese
1 year ago

I tried the chicken pot pie in a mug and it taste so good. I used 2% reduced milk, a little bit of dried parsley and some other dried herbs. I love this recipe!

Rchar
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Rchar
1 year ago

Hello Gemma!

I tried this chicken pot pie in a mug with the biscuit on top it was delicious only wish there was more! Could I possibly make it in a bigger dish and microwave or then do you suggest I just bake it?

Thanks so much love your channel and recipes

Grace726
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Grace726
1 year ago

I am trying all of your mug meals as I need only one serving. I love that there is no waste, and I am restricted as to how much I eat! So far all have turned out really well and are way better than fast food. The best idea to come along in a while!

Member
2 years ago

This was SO good! This is definitely one I will repeat! I have uploaded a picture. 🙂
I was afraid it would be too big for any of my mugs – so I used a small microwave bowl instead.
I wonder if I could make this one in the oven? If I wanted a browned crust… would 180 C and 15 minutes work?

Daniela
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Daniela
2 years ago

LOVE this! I’ve made it several times and it always turns out great. Thanks for the recipe !!

Boon
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Boon
2 years ago

I don’t have a microwave oven. Would the chicken pie work in a conventional oven?

DDSLADE
Member
2 years ago

Hi Gemma,
Can I use AP Flour in the chicken veggie mix instead of cornstarch?

alishasarah
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alishasarah
2 years ago

This is AWESOMESAUCE. Thanks so much for the recipe! I make this almost everyday for dinner! My mom is getting jealous because she is starting to think that I’m a better and more efficient cook, even though I’m only 14!

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