Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Hand Pies

Last updated on August 24th, 2021

The best thing about this Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Hand Pie, is that you can pull together leftovers from other meals to make a whole new meal. This can be a wonderful thing when you’re trying to serve a crowd of picky eaters (like mine) who refuse… to eat leftovers.

Tips & Tricks for Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Hand Pie

The ingredients are simple and flexible – so feel free to add or subtract anything that may strike your fancy. Whether you’re going for an after school snack or an easy to pull together meal, this dish just works so easily.

Recommended ingredients:

frozen pie shells
cooked chicken – such as rotisserie
barbecue sauce
red onion
bell peppers
egg
cheddar cheese

Preheat air fryer to 375°. Spray air fryer basket with vegetable-based cooking spray.

Feel free to swap out the protein, veggies and cheese types to change the flavor profile. This dish is super flexible and easy to work with.

In a medium-sized bowl, combine chicken, barbecue sauce, red onion and bell peppers.

Roll out thawed pie shells onto clean, lightly floured surface.

Cut pie shell in half by length and by width, so that you have four equal quarters. Use a spoon to scoop a spoonful of the filling into each one of the pie quarters.

making air fryer bbq chicken hand pie

Fold the pie quarter in half lengthwise, in order to create the meat pocket, sealing in the filling.

Use a pastry brush to brush the egg over the pie dough.

Arrange the hand pies in a single layer in the air fryer basket and cook for 8 – 10 minutes or until crust is a light golden brown.

Remove from air fryer immediately and top with grated cheddar cheese.

Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Meat Pies

Serve hot. Store leftovers covered, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Reheat your air fryer BBQ chicken hand pie by placing in a 375 degree air fryer for 2 – 3 minutes, or until heated through.

Air Fryer BBQ Chicken hand pie

Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Hand Pie

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Course: Lunch & Dinner Recipes, RecipesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Calories

300

kcal
Total time

25

minutes

Air Fryer BBQ Chicken Hand Pie takes your favorite summer BBQ dish, wraps it in a flaky pie crust and puts it in the palm of your hand.

Ingredients

  • 1 package frozen pie shells, thawed

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, shredded

  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce

  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion

  • 1/2 cup bell peppers, thinly sliced

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated

Directions

  • Preheat air fryer to 375°. Spray air fryer basket with vegetable-based cooking spray.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine chicken, barbecue sauce, red onion and bell peppers.
  • Roll out thawed pie shells onto clean, lightly floured surface.
  • Cut pie shell in half by length and by width, so that you have four equal quarters.
  • Use a spoon to scoop a spoonful of the filling into each one of the pie quarters.
  • Fold the pie quarter in half lengthwise, in order to create the meat pocket, sealing in the filling.
  • Use a pastry brush to brush the egg over the pie dough.
  • Arrange the hand pies in a single layer in the air fryer basket and cook for 8 – 10 minutes or until crust is a light golden brown.
  • Remove from air fryer immediately and top with grated cheddar cheese. Serve hot.

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