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This Slow Cooker Chicken Stew is an all season comfort food complete with carrots, celery, and potatoes. Delicious with crusty bread or rice. | Food to gladden the heart at RotiNRice.com

Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

This Slow Cooker Chicken Stew is an all season comfort food complete with carrots, celery, and potatoes. Delicious with crusty bread or rice.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Western
Servings: 6
Calories: 270kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 6 bone-in chicken breasts (trimmed)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 medium potatoes (peeled and cubed)
  • 1 onion (peeled and sliced)
  • 2 stalks celery (cut crosswise into ¼ inch pieces)
  • 3 medium carrot (peeled and cut crosswise into ½ inch pieces)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 6 to 8 sprigs thyme
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Lightly sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken breasts. In a large heavy bottom pan, heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Brown chicken breasts, approximately 3 minutes on each side. Transfer to slow cooker insert. Add cubed potatoes.
  • Add remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil to the pan. Fry onion, celery, and carrots for 2 minutes. Add minced garlic and thyme and continue to cook for 30 seconds.
  • Pour in 1 cup (240ml) water. Add Worcestershire sauce. When sauce comes to a boil, add salt to taste.
  • Turn off stove and pour contents over chicken and potatoes in slow cooker insert. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.

NUTRITION

Calories: 270kcal
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