How to Reheat Chicken Pot Pie My 4 Best Ways 

Its been a classic favorite comfort food for decades; chicken pot pie is such a feel-good and delicious food.

best ways to reheat chicken pot pie

If you love pot pie, its a good chance its because of its super flaky and crispy crust. We want to get that crispy texture again in our reheated pot pies too. You just can’t enjoy it with a soggy crust!

There’s some easy ways to reheat your pot pie, and then there are the best ways to do it. The go-to easy microwave doesn’t always get the crust back to fresh-baked crispy deliciousness. Follow these tips for my 4 favorite ways to reheat your chicken pot pie and you’ll be sure to enjoy!

Chicken Pot Pie Reheating Instructions

The following 4 ways are sure to work for anybody. I prepared the list in order of my favorite methods first.

Maybe you’ve reheated your leftover chicken pot pies before, and resulted in a soft and mushy stew instead? Most people think to just throw their pot pies in the microwave but that isn’t your best option.

Its actually quick and easy to get the best results. So follow along, and you’ll be enjoying perfect flaky chicken pot pie in no time!


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Oven Reheating Instructions

Prep Time: 5 minCook Time: 10-15 minClean Time: 2 min
reheating chicken pot pies in oven

In my opinion the very best way to reheat your chicken pot pie is in the oven. It’s not the quickest way, but it will get your pot pie to perfect flaky and crispiness. Follow these easy steps:

  1. Let pot pie rest at room temperature.
  2. Preheat your oven to 325F.
  3. Place your pot pie on oven safe baking sheet.
  4. Cover top fully with aluminum foil.
  5. Reheat in oven for 10 minutes. Remove and check with food thermometer for minimum temperature of 165F.
  6. Recover and return to stove for additional 5 min if needed.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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Air Fryer Reheating Instructions

Prep Time: 5 minCook Time: 8-10 minClean Time: 2 min

Of course, lets not forget my friend the air fryer! I use this method more and more lately. The air fryer will give you a pretty quick way to reheat your chicken pot pie without compromising quality. Follow these simple steps below:

  1. Let pot pie rest at room temperature.
  2. Preheat air fryer to 380F.
  3. Place your pot pie in air fry basket.
  4. Reheat in air fryer for 8 min. Remove and check with food thermometer for minimum temperature of 165F.
  5. Return to air fryer to additional few minutes if needed.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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Stovetop Reheating Instructions

Prep Time: 3 minCook Time: 5-10 minClean Time: 2 min

This method works best with smaller pot pies, or you can cut your large leftover pies into pieces. Keep careful watch during reheating, as you can burn the pie crust easily if your not paying attention. Follow our easy steps below:

  1. Heat skillet or fry pan on medium-high heat.
  2. Place chicken pot pies into pan.
  3. Heat for 3-5 min being careful not to burn the crust.
  4. Flip over pot pies and continue heating until minimum temperature of 165F.
  5. Remove from heat, serve immediately and enjoy!

Microwave Reheating Instructions

Prep Time: 1 minCook Time: 2-3 minClean Time: 1 min

I can’t overlook the easiest way to reheat your pot pies; the microwave. You will sacrifice quality and texture for speed and convenience. As always, it’s the most-used kitchen appliance so here is my best method using a microwave. Follow these steps to reheat your pot pie quickly in the microwave:

quick reheating chicken pot pie in microwave
  1. Place your chicken pot pie on microwave safe dish.
  2. Fill microwave safe cup with 1/2 cup water.
  3. Place both dishes in the microwave.
  4. Heat on high for 1 min and check. Some microwaves heat very quickly.
  5. Heat until desired temperature.
  6. Remove and enjoy!

Hopefully this helped! Now you have a few ways to easily enjoy a reheated chicken pot pie.

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