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Easy Cast Iron Chicken Pot Pie

All the comfort of chicken pot pie without any of the hard work!  Cast Iron Chicken Pot Pie has crisp vegetables and tender chicken in creamy rich sauce topped with flaky, buttery biscuits, but best of all it cooks in half the time!
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword cast iron chicken pot pie, easy chicken pot pie recipes, how to make chicken pot pie, skillet chicken pot pie
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 256kcal
Author Lauren


  • 1 ½ pounds chicken breast
  • 1 16-ounce bag frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 10.5-ounce cans cream of chicken
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can 8 count flaky biscuits
  • optional: 1 tablespoon unsalted butter melted


  • Cook the chicken. Preheat the oven to 375°F.  Place chicken breast on a baking sheet and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper (optional).  Bake for 15 minutes or until the center of the chicken breast reaches 165°F.  Let cool and dice into ½ inch pieces.  After the chicken is done baking, reduce the oven temperature to 350°F.
  • Mix the ingredients.  In a large bowl, combine the diced chicken, frozen vegetables, salt, pepper, and cream of chicken.  Mix well so all ingredients are evenly coated with sauce.
  • Prepare the pan.  Spread the filling into a 12-inch cast iron pan.  Top with biscuits and tent with foil.
  • Bake. Place the cast iron skillet, tented with aluminum foil, in the center of the oven.  Bake for 20 minutes, then remove the aluminum foil and bake for 10 more minutes.  Optional: After removing from the oven, brush the tops of the biscuits with melted butter.


  • A 12 or 13 inch cast iron pan is perfect.  If you opt to use a smaller pan, place a sheet pan on the rack below your skillet to catch any drippings that might bubble over.
  • For an even quicker fix, you can use about half the meat from a store bought rotisserie chicken.


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1074mg | Potassium: 575mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2615IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg