Skillet Chicken and Root Vegetable Potpie

Skillet Chicken and Root Vegetable Potpie


2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 3 (6-oz.) skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 3 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson), divided 2.8 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1/2 cup) 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion 1 cup diagonally cut carrot 2 teaspoons minced garlic 4 cups coarsely chopped turnip greens or kale (about 3 oz.) 1 pound turnips, peeled and cut into 3/4-in. cubes (about 3 cups) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1/2 (14.1-oz.) pkg. refrigerated piecrust 1 large egg white, lightly beaten

How to Make It

Step 1
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 10-inch cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet over medium-high. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 6 minutes on each side. Place chicken on a cutting board; let stand 10 minutes. Shred into large pieces.

Step 2
Preheat oven to 425°F.

Step 3
Combine 2 1/2 cups stock and flour in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan. Add onion, carrot, and garlic; sauté 6 minutes. Add remaining 1/2 cup stock, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Stir in turnip greens; cook 1 minute. Stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and flour mixture. Add turnips; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in chicken and parsley. Remove pan from heat.

Step 4
Arrange piecrust over pan, folding edges under as needed. Cut slits in dough to allow steam to escape. Brush with egg white. Bake at 425°F for 20 minutes. Cool 10 minutes.