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How to freeze homemade chicken pot pie

Updated February 21, 2017

Homemade chicken pot pie is one of the most commonly-suggested comfort foods by most people. It is a hearty, filling dish that is easy to make and freezes well for a later date. The pot pie will taste better and last longer in the freezer if you freeze it before baking.

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  1. Cook all essential ingredients in your chicken pot pie. Make sure that the chicken is thoroughly cooked and any vegetables or other ingredients are not raw.

  2. Assemble the homemade chicken pot pie in a metal pie tin. Lay the crust tightly over the top of the pie so that it fits snugly. Do not bake the homemade chicken pot pie.

  3. Place the homemade chicken pot pie in a 4.5 litre (1 gallon) size freezer bag. Close the bag tightly making sure that you get as much of the air out of the bag as possible. You want the bag to suction around the pie so that it doesn't get freezer burn.

  4. Place the homemade chicken pot pie in the freezer. It can stay there as long as you like if it is unbaked.

  5. Tip

    Baking your chicken pot pie before you freeze it severely limits how long it can stay in the freezer. Sealing these homemade chicken pot pies in a vacuum seal bag is best.

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Things You'll Need

  • 4.5 litre (1 gallon) size freezer bag
  • Metal pie pan
  • Homemade chicken pot pie

About the Author

Nicole Ramage has been writing professionally since 2005. She holds a certification in professional cake decorating and creates and sells custom cakes. She also teaches arts and crafts, specializing in weddings and baking. She earned her ordained ministership in Washington and Oregon in 2009 and an Associate of Applied Science in professional baking from Clark College.

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