Mug Cakes & Meals

Microwave Chicken Pie in a Mug

4.73 from 36 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.

Microwave mug Meal recipes, Microwave Mug Meals, Microwave meals, microwave cooking, Mug cakes, Microwave mug, 1 minutes Microwave mug cakes, 1 minutes Microwave mug recipes, Microwave meals, Microwave recipes, recipes for students, recipes for college, Easy dinner recipes, Healthy meals, healthy recipes, recipes for students, healthy recipes, Easy lunch recipes,Easy breakfast recipes, dairy free recipes, Easy snack recipes, quick recipes, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, breakfast ideas, dinner ideas, lunch ideas, dessert ideas, bold baking, cheap recipes, easy meals, healthy mug cakes, healthy mug meals, Recipes, baking recipes, dessert, desserts recipes, desserts, cheap recipes, easy desserts, quick easy desserts, best desserts, best ever desserts, how to make, how to bake, cheap desserts, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, bold baking, bold bakers, bold recipes, bold desserts, desserts to make in the microwave.

Mug Meals are not only time savers but they also make just 1 single serving portion so you don’t have waste or make too much.

Microwave mug Meal recipes, Microwave Mug Meals, Microwave meals, microwave cooking, Mug cakes, Microwave mug, 1 minutes Microwave mug cakes, 1 minutes Microwave mug recipes, Microwave meals, Microwave recipes, recipes for students, recipes for college, Easy dinner recipes, Healthy meals, healthy recipes, recipes for students, healthy recipes, Easy lunch recipes,Easy breakfast recipes, dairy free recipes, Easy snack recipes, quick recipes, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, breakfast ideas, dinner ideas, lunch ideas, dessert ideas, bold baking, cheap recipes, easy meals, healthy mug cakes, healthy mug meals, Recipes, baking recipes, dessert, desserts recipes, desserts, cheap recipes, easy desserts, quick easy desserts, best desserts, best ever desserts, how to make, how to bake, cheap desserts, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, bold baking, bold bakers, bold recipes, bold desserts, desserts to make in the microwave.

There’s no reason why you can’t have something good for you that is homemade just because you might not have the time or an oven. Mug Meals are the solution to that problem.

Microwave mug Meal recipes, Microwave Mug Meals, Microwave meals, microwave cooking, Mug cakes, Microwave mug, 1 minutes Microwave mug cakes, 1 minutes Microwave mug recipes, Microwave meals, Microwave recipes, recipes for students, recipes for college, Easy dinner recipes, Healthy meals, healthy recipes, recipes for students, healthy recipes, Easy lunch recipes,Easy breakfast recipes, dairy free recipes, Easy snack recipes, quick recipes, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, breakfast ideas, dinner ideas, lunch ideas, dessert ideas, bold baking, cheap recipes, easy meals, healthy mug cakes, healthy mug meals, Recipes, baking recipes, dessert, desserts recipes, desserts, cheap recipes, easy desserts, quick easy desserts, best desserts, best ever desserts, how to make, how to bake, cheap desserts, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, bold baking, bold bakers, bold recipes, bold desserts, desserts to make in the microwave.

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

Microwave mug Meal recipes, Microwave Mug Meals, Microwave meals, microwave cooking, Mug cakes, Microwave mug, 1 minutes Microwave mug cakes, 1 minutes Microwave mug recipes, Microwave meals, Microwave recipes, recipes for students, recipes for college, Easy dinner recipes, Healthy meals, healthy recipes, recipes for students, healthy recipes, Easy lunch recipes,Easy breakfast recipes, dairy free recipes, Easy snack recipes, quick recipes, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, breakfast ideas, dinner ideas, lunch ideas, dessert ideas, bold baking, cheap recipes, easy meals, healthy mug cakes, healthy mug meals, Recipes, baking recipes, dessert, desserts recipes, desserts, cheap recipes, easy desserts, quick easy desserts, best desserts, best ever desserts, how to make, how to bake, cheap desserts, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, bold baking, bold bakers, bold recipes, bold desserts, desserts to make in the microwave.

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

Microwave mug Meal recipes, Microwave Mug Meals, Microwave meals, microwave cooking, Mug cakes, Microwave mug, 1 minutes Microwave mug cakes, 1 minutes Microwave mug recipes, Microwave meals, Microwave recipes, recipes for students, recipes for college, Easy dinner recipes, Healthy meals, healthy recipes, recipes for students, healthy recipes, Easy lunch recipes,Easy breakfast recipes, dairy free recipes, Easy snack recipes, quick recipes, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, breakfast ideas, dinner ideas, lunch ideas, dessert ideas, bold baking, cheap recipes, easy meals, healthy mug cakes, healthy mug meals, Recipes, baking recipes, dessert, desserts recipes, desserts, cheap recipes, easy desserts, quick easy desserts, best desserts, best ever desserts, how to make, how to bake, cheap desserts, affordable recipes, Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking, bold baking, bold bakers, bold recipes, bold desserts, desserts to make in the microwave.

Get 100 of my Mug Meal recipes!

Watch The Recipe Video!

Microwave Chicken Pie in a Mug

4.73 from 36 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.

 

Submit your own photos of this recipe

7 Images

teawitherika

zkazi11

Penwen

Joseffa Niji

Lyd

Rchar

guest
83 Comments
most useful
newest oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Margaret
5 years ago

I am 81 years old and live by myself. I am so happy to have found these wonderful meals in a mug. It means I can throw together a complete meal in minutes. Thank you!

Tina
Tina
1 year ago

Gemma,
Thanks for all of your yummy recipes, I’ve throughly enjoyed them.

My family is wondering if I could triple your chicken pie recipe in a regular dish and cook in oven? Would it turn out the same?

Sincerely,
Tina

Grace726
3 years 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!

Tiffany
8 months ago

Hi Gemma,

Are there any substitutes for the chicken stock?

And for the cream, can I use 2% milk instead?

Also, what do you mean by chopped herbs?

Thanks, Tiffany

Saneeha
Saneeha
1 month ago

Hi Gemma, I tried this pot pie along with your other two or three mug meals. All meals taste great but the pot pie in now my go-to pot pie. I made it in 1000Watt microwave, and I had to give it about 4 minutes in total and i used whole wheat flour. While the taste is perfect, I am wondering if I bake it in my oven, what temperature i should give and how much time. I am also thinking of making these in the muffin cups and baking it in the oven.

Lea
Lea
7 months ago

Could you use almond flour in place of APF? Could you use fat-free half and half?

Claire0511
1 year ago

Can I make this and use keep it in fridge for 2 days before I microwave it or any of your mug meals prep them and cook them about 2 days later? X

Andrea
1 year ago

OMG, this was absolutely amazing and made such a delicious chicken pie! I have made it three times in the past week!

Donna Reen
Donna Reen
1 year ago

Dear Gemma, With the lockdown my refrigerator too packed up and I had to cook just enough for myself. Your mug recipes helped me and I tried the pizza one. I put up the picture and ever since am on the phone instructing friends to do it. It has become such a hit in Bombay, India ,,,on facebook everywhere and everyone is thanking me. Also it has gone viral to Singapore, France,,,adults kids…single, married! Everyone waits for me to try a mug recipe and then it is shared, Have up;loaded pictures of my pizza, quiche and chicken pie on your… Read more »

Andrea
1 year ago

OMG, this was absolutely amazing and made such a delicious chicken pie! My husband was joking that I am making all my meals in a mug now (which is kind of true)! I am currently pregnant, so mug meals are the perfect way to make just one portion of all of my pregnancy cravings!

About Us

Meet Gemma

About Us

Meet Gemma

Hi Bold Bakers! I’m Gemma Stafford, a professional chef originally from Ireland, and I want to help you bake with confidence anytime, anywhere! No matter your skills, I have you covered. Sign up for my FREE weekly emails and join millions of other Bold Bakers in the community for new recipes, baking techniques, and more every week!