With a creamy filling and a puffy golden crust, this air fryer chicken pot pie will be one for the recipe books.

Made with a creamy base of chicken and vegetables topped with a flaky and golden crust made from Pillsbury dough, this homemade pot pie is sure to please. It’s a must-try for dinner tonight!

Air Fryer Chicken Pot Pies

Chicken Pot Pie In Air Fryer

  • Put that air fryer to good use with this chicken pot pie. The thick and creamy filling is made with just a few ingredients that you probably already have on hand – frozen vegetables, chicken, spices, and a can of condensed cream of chicken soup.
  • No need to wrestle with a finicky dough recipe for this one. Just open the can of Pillsbury biscuit dough and top each ramekin with the individual biscuits. So easy!
  • This creamy little ramekin casserole makes individual servings, best for those nights when dinner is on the go and everyone is eating at different times.

Air Fryer Chicken Pot Pie Ingredients

What’s In Chicken Pot Pie? 

CHICKEN Use leftover chicken or make these air fryer chicken breasts and shred the meat. Short on time? Buy a rotisserie chicken. This recipe is also a great way to use up leftover turkey.

VEGETABLES Frozen vegetables are the quickest and easiest for this filling. They cook quickly and they are already chopped and prepped. Leftover potatoes from last night’s dinner? These can be tossed in too.

SOUP A can of condensed cream of chicken soup can be switched up for cream of celery or cream of mushroom. They will still make this filling so creamy and smooth.

VARIATIONS Instead of using biscuit dough, make a chicken pot pie casserole with puff pastry spread on top. It will be equally comforting and delicious.

Puff pastry and biscuit dough can be used interchangeably without affecting the outcome of so many different recipes—this one included! On those busy nights through a frozen chicken pot pie in the air fryer for a full meal in minutes.

Air Fryer Chicken Pot Pie Ingredients in a bowl

How Do You Make Chicken Pot Pie In Air Fryer?

This is the best recipe for using up leftover chicken or turkey. It is so quick and easy!

  1. Combine the filling ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Add to ramekins. Cook.
  3. Add biscuit dough and cook (per recipe below).

What Goes With Chicken Pot Pie? Chicken pot pie is a filling meal. So serve it with a side of vegetables like crispy air fryer broccoli, air fryer broccoli and cauliflower, and Instant Pot corn maque choux.

Chicken Pot Pies cooked in an air fryer basket.

 Air Fryer Tips!

  • Above all use heatproof ramekins.
  • Secondly, make sure to cook the filling first before adding the crust and then cook for a little longer. The crust will overcook if cooked the whole time.
  • Finally, when removing the pies from the air fryer, use oven mitts. Those little ramekins filled with creamy delish are quite hot!

Can You Cook a Frozen Pot Pie In Air Fryer?

Normally pot pies don’t reheat too well, but with the air fryer, this is not the case. Pot pies can be made ahead of time and frozen. Then they can be heated in the air fryer.

These little pies will last in the freezer for 4 months. To reheat, don’t let the pot pie thaw, instead preheat the fryer to 350°F, add the pie and cook for 15 minutes or until heated through.

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Air Fryer Chicken Pot Pies
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Air Fryer Chicken Pot Pie

This chicken pot pie with biscuits is made quickly and easily in the air fryer!
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 4 servings



  • 1 ½ cups cooked chicken diced*
  • 2 cups mixed frozen vegetables
  • 10.5 ounce condensed cream of chicken soup or cream of celery
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 biscuits Pillsbury biscuits +see note


  • Preheat air fryer to 325°F.
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl except for the biscuit dough. Mix until fully combined.
  • Divide the mixture into four ovenproof small ramekins or bowls and cook for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes remove the basket and add a biscuit on top of each bowl.
  • Cook for 5-6 minutes or until the biscuit is cooked all the way through.


*Use only pre-cooked chicken that has reached a safe internal temperature of 165°F. 
+ In order to use up a full can of 8 biscuits, the filling recipe can be doubled to make 8 individual servings.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 373mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4809IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American

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    1. We haven’t tried this recipe in a toaster/convection oven but would love to hear how you adjust it for that, Becky! I do think biscuit dough would work for this recipe though. You’ll have to let us know how it turns out!

  1. Recipe calls for 1 cup of diced chicken. Is that “cooked” chicken?
    Also, Broth is not listed in the ingredients, yet Instructions say to “… stir in broth and milk…” How much Broth for this recipe?

    1. Teri ….. where does it say anything about adding broth? I’ve read the recipe over and over and don’t see any mention of broth. I’d like to save this recipe to use in the future but id like it to be correct.

      1. Hi Barb, this recipe has seen been updated for better consistency. We no longer add broth to the mixture. Hope that helps!

    1. You should be able to. Low ones yes. If you have a tall pan that may be difficult. I have used a variety of pans. I can even fit a small cast iron skillet in mine. If it fits, it should cook!