Chicken and Biscuits - Tutorial Tuesday

The weather was perfectly fall this weekend, and that called for some comfort food. I'm a super busy mom with three kids in two different schools and three sports schedules to organize each week. A quick weeknight dinner is a must - but I also want to to taste like I've spent all day preparing it. Enter: rotisserie chicken!

Throw this easy meal together in 15 minutes using rotisserie chicken and frozen biscuit dough for a quick, home cooked weeknight meal.

Chicken and Biscuits
recipe credit: Epicurious with some personal changes

Pop your biscuits in the oven according to the directions. While they bake, assemble the chicken in gravy.

Chicken in gravy

* 1 medium onion, finely chopped
* 1 carrot, finely chopped
* 1 celery rib, finely chopped
* 1/4 teaspoon salt
* 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
* 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
* 1 cup frozen peas
* 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
* 1 3/4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth (14 fl oz)
* 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
* 1/2 cup half-and-half
* 3 cups chopped cooked chicken (from a 3- to 3 1/2-lb rotisserie chicken)
* 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Cook onion, carrot, celery, salt, and pepper in butter in a 10-inch heavy skillet over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in frozen peas and cook until thawed. Sprinkle flour over vegetables and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Stir in broth and thyme and bring to a boil, stirring, then boil over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes.

Add half-and-half and chicken to gravy and gently simmer until chicken is heated through, about 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice.

Spoon the chicken mixture over biscuits or for chicken pot pie, place biscuits on top and bake according to directions.

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  1. Yum! We have 1 more warm day and then I'll be making this :)

  2. i could have gone for that over sausages yesterday! blah!:)

  3. Oh yum! That sounds so good! I have some chicken breasts in the freezer I need to use up, I think I'll make this for dinner tonight. Thanks!

  4. YUM...I am totally making this. And I say hurray for rotisserie chicken...LOVE it!

  5. I think my tummy just growled, lol. I might have to give this a try. I'm trying to get into Fall, but the highs are still in the 90s around here :o(

  6. YUM!!! This is almost my exact recipe for Chicken Pot Pie, which I consider the ultimate comfort food. I love rotisserie chickens...Costco's are the best and still only $4.99!!! That's a bargain.

    Janet xox

  7. MMMM - now THAT looks like some good fall cook'n...adding those ingredients to my grocery list NOW! :)

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  8. this looks DELICIOUS!! I am going to have to add it to next weeks menu. Thanks for sharing.

  9. That looks amaaaaazing!!! :) My hubs would like this one.

  10. Can't beat rotisserie chickens! Your pot pie looks delish!

  11. I too struggle with weekday meals....I feel like I haven't cooked anything wonderful in months! Hopefully I can get this on the table soon...thanks for sharing!

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  13. Made this tonight for the first time, sooooooo good. I used normal boneless chicken breasts and cooked them beforehand (that's what I had on hand) and dried thyme rather than fresh- otherwise kept same. We enjoyed it tons!!


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