Mississippi on the Menu

Mississippi Chicken

Many families gather around the dinner table to enjoy a meal featuring chicken.  It is recognized for its flavor, good nutrition, and adaptability.

Farm families on 1,430 farms raised healthy chickens for their tables and yours.  Poultry added $ 2.82 Billion dollars to our state’s economy in 2016.  Smith County was the top producing county.

Be aware that no hormones or steroids are used in raising chickens.  Federal regulations strictly prohibit the use of hormones and steroids in raising poultry.

Nancy’s Easy Chicken Pot Pie

4 or 5 pieces chicken w/ skin

Large onion

Salt & Pepper to taste

2 cans mixed vegetables

2 cups broth from boiling chicken

1 can Cream of chicken soup

1 cup flour*

1 cup whole milk*

1 stick butter, melted*

(Optional – *OR use a refrigerated prepared pie crust for the top.  Spread across top.  Be sure to cut slits for steam to escape)

Boil chicken in 4 cups water with onion, salt and pepper.  Remove chicken from saucepan and debone.  Place skinless deboned chicken in bottom of a 9 x 13 baking pan.   

Drain canned vegetables and layer over chicken in casserole.

Mix 2 cups of the chicken broth and soup together.  Ladle over vegetables.

Mix together flour, milk and margarine.  Pour on top of casserole.  DO NOT STIR.

Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until top is brown.

Information prepared by Nancy Freeman, Consultant, msunancyf@bellsouth.net

Information provided by Farm Families of Mississippi, farmfamilies-staging.pntmsip1-liquidwebsites.com