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Herbed Chicken and Mushrooms

Herbed Chicken and Mushrooms

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep 30 mins
  • Cook 7 hrs to 8 hrs (low) or 3-1/2 to 4 hours (high)

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Love mushrooms? Pick your favorite type or mix and match for this chicken slow-cooker recipe. Serve chicken and vegetables over pasta drizzled with cooking juices.


  • 3 pounds chicken thighs and/or drumsticks, skinned
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 5 cups sliced assorted fresh mushrooms, such as shiitake, button, crimini, and/or oyster
  • 1 red onion, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot (1 medium)
  • 1/4 cup dried tomato pieces (not oil-packed)
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 1/2 cups hot cooked plain and/or spinach linguine or fettuccine, or hot cooked rice


  1. If desired, in a large skillet cook chicken pieces in hot oil until browned. Drain off fat; set chicken aside. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker combine mushrooms, onion, carrot, and dried tomato. Pour broth and wine over mushroom mixture in cooker. Sprinkle with tapioca, thyme, garlic salt, basil, and pepper. Add chicken pieces to cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.
  3. Serve chicken and vegetables over hot cooked pasta; drizzle with cooking juices.

Nutrition Facts

(Herbed Chicken and Mushrooms)

Servings Per Recipe 6, carb. (g) 39, pro. (g) 34, cal. (kcal) 360, fiber (g) 3, sat. fat (g) 2, Potassium (mg) 698, chol. (mg) 107, sodium (mg) 350, Fat, total (g) 7

Comments (2)

roberson100hot wrote:
Hi, this may be a silly ?, but, When you you say skinned, Do you mean remove the skin or with skin on? I would say that implies remove the skin, but most say skinless. Just curious and confused!
crichton1 wrote:
Midwest Living here! We mean without the skin. If you can find skinless, great; if not, remove the skin. Hope that helps!

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