Quick Chicken Pot Pie Pasta. Sarah Carey says, "Sometimes I just need a chicken potpie. You know what I mean? But I don't always have time to make the read deal. Enter this every-bit-as-satisfying substitute: chicken-potpie pasta, ready in about 30 minutes. If you have a little more time, try a dumpling variation (about 45 minutes) or the classic (about 1 hour). All are a clever way to use up leftover chicken.