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Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

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Slow cooker chicken stew is a hearty meal cooked right in the crockpot for a delicious family meal. Serve with your favorite bread or side salad.

chicken stew in a bowl.
Easy slow cooker chicken stew

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This is a delicious meal with chicken, red potatoes, onions, celery and carrots. Healthy weeknight dinners can be challenging, but they don’t have to be! This slow cooker, protein packed stew is easy to make.

This hearty stew practically cooks itself with tender chunks of chicken and savory veggies.

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Delicious Crock Pot chicken stew

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s easy to make and very adaptable! If you prefer chicken breasts, you can use them instead of chicken thighs.
  • Chicken stew is the perfect meal on a cold day. Hearty, thick, and delicious.
  • Prepared with very simple ingredients that have just the right amount of rich flavor.
  • This easy stew recipe is simple to make and super comforting!

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Garlic Powder
  • Dried Thyme
  • Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • Chicken Broth
  • Baby Potatoes
  • Baby Carrots
  • Celery
  • Onion
  • Peas

How To Make This Recipe

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Slow cooker chicken stew process

Step 1:

Mix the flour, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper together in a large bowl. Add the chicken and toss to coat. Set aside.

Step 2:

Add the broth to the slow cooker. Place the chicken and any loose flour into the liquid. Top with potatoes, carrots, celery and onions.

Step 3:

Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Remove lid and add peas. Adjust seasoning to taste.

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The best chicken stew recipe

Storing & Freezing

Storing: Refrigerate the chicken stew in an airtight container. Properly stored, cooked chicken stew will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.

Freezing: Place the cooled chicken stew in a freezer safe zip top bag. Lay flat in the freezer to freeze. Stew can be kept frozen for up to 3 months.

Yield: 8 Servings

Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

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Slow cooker chicken stew is a hearty meal cooked right in the crockpot for a delicious family meal. Serve with your favorite bread or side salad.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper,
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-2” pieces
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pound baby red potatoes, cut into quarters
  • 12 ounces baby carrots
  • 4 stalks celery, cut into 1” pieces
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas

Instructions

  1. Mix the flour, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper together in a bowl. Add chicken and toss to coat. Set aside.
  2. Add the broth to the slow cooker. Place chicken and any loose flour into liquid. Top with potatoes, carrots, celery and onions.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Remove lid and add peas; adjust seasoning to taste.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 266Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 1512mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 6gSugar: 7gProtein: 24g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Jen

Thursday 4th of November 2021

Interesting that you coat the chicken before putting in rather than thickening after. Love this idea!

Kristen

Thursday 4th of November 2021

This stew was super tasty and easy to make. Will make it again!

Biana

Thursday 4th of November 2021

This Chicken Stew looks delicious! A great supper for winter.

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