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Chipotle Chicken Pie Cups

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  • 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.
Created Apr 26, 2018
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  • 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


  • 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
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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