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Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

If you love a good stew, you’re sure to enjoy this Slow Cooker Chicken Stew! Chock full of carrots, potatoes and chicken for a quick to prepare dinner than can simmer all day while you’re away!




Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 334kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken thighs cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced thick
  • 4 baby potatoes cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 onion peeled and diced
  • 2 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons herb and garlic seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups chicken stock

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in skillet over medium high heat and add chicken
  • Saute for 3-4 minutes until lightly browned
  • Sprinkle flour over chicken and stir to combine
  • Add 1/2 cup broth and stir until smooth
  • Turn off stove and transfer contents of pan to slow cooker
  • Add remaining ingredients and cook on low for 6-8 hours high for 4-6 hours until chicken is cooked through and veggies are tender

Notes

Tips:
  • Skip browning the chicken to save time
  • Want thicker soup? Whisk together flour with equal amount of water until smooth, whisk into the broth
To prep ahead:
  • Add all ingredients except broth in a freezer-safe container/zipper bag, store in fridge up to 3 days or freezer up to 3 months, thaw before cooking, create a flour slurry to add to contents in slow cooker
Leftovers:
  • Let cool completely, store in airtight containers in fridge up to 3 days.
  • I love using Souper Cubes for storing leftover soup in perfect portions

Nutrition

Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 506mg | Potassium: 665mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5182IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg