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Chipotle Chicken Pie Cups

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Chipotle Chicken Pie Cups
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 8
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Chipotle chilies in adobo sauce give these cute chicken cups plenty of smoky heat.
Apr 26, 2018

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 2/3 cup Old El Paso™ Thick N’ Chunky™ Salsa
  • 2 canned chipotle chilies in adobo sauce (with 2 tablespoons adobo sauce)
  • 1 box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 8 regular-size muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray. Coarsely chop chicken. Place chicken in medium bowl. In food processor, place salsa and chipotle chilies with adobo sauce. Cover; process until smooth. Add to chicken in bowl.
  • 2
    Unroll pie crusts on work surface. Use 3 1/2- to 4-inch round cutter to cut total of 8 rounds from pie crusts. Press rounds into muffin cups. Place chicken mixture in cups.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until filling is bubbly and pie crust is golden brown, topping with cheese during last 5 minutes of bake time. Cool 5 minutes; remove from muffin cups.
  • 4
    Serve with remaining ingredients.
  • 5
    To make pie pockets, heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with cooking parchment paper. Prepare chicken mixture as directed above. Cut each crust into quarters, making 8 wedges. Top half of each crust wedge with chicken mixture. Fold untopped sides of wedges over filling. With fork, press edges to seal. Place on baking sheet. Cut several small slits in top of each to allow steam to escape. Bake 17 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown, topping with the cheese during last 5 minutes of bake time. Remove from pan immediately. Serve with remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    For a milder flavour, omit the chipotle chilies in adobo sauce.

Nutrition Information

280 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 13g Protein, 23g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8 servings
Calories
280
Total Fat
16g
Saturated Fat
7g
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
Sodium
470mg
Total Carbs
23g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
13g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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