How to Make Chicken Pot Pie in a Microwave-Safe Mug

Keep yourself warm, satisfied and happy this winter with an easy chicken pot pie that you can make right in your microwave.

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The Ingredients

You will need a scant tablespoon each butter and flour, 1 chopped mushroom, 1/4 cup each half-and-half and chicken broth, a couple of tablespoons of frozen peas and carrots, some fresh thyme, salt and pepper, about 1/3 cup of cooked diced chicken and 1 small biscuit from a tube.

Step 1

Put the butter in a mug and microwave until melted.

Step 2

Stir in the flour.

Step 3

Stir in the mushroom.

Step 4

Microwave until the mushroom shrinks and gets tender, about 1 minute.

Step 5

Add a splash of the half-and-half and stir well, then add the remaining half-and-half.

Step 6

Stir in the chicken broth.

Step 7

Add the peas and carrots and the thyme.

Step 8

Add a pinch of salt and pepper.

Step 9

Microwave, stirring every 30 seconds, until bubbling and thickened, about 1 1/2 minutes.

Step 10

Stir in the chicken.

Step 11

Flatten out the biscuit.

Step 12

Cover the top of the mug, pressing the biscuit around the rim to seal it.

Step 13

Cut a little vent into the top of the dough.

Step 14

Brush it with a little more half-and-half.

Step 15

Microwave in 30-second intervals until the biscuit is bubbling and just cooked through, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.

That's It!

Be sure to let your pot pie cool for a few minutes before digging in.