Chicken and Red Potatoes Recipe
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Chicken and Red Potatoes Recipe

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Try this moist and tender chicken-and-potato dish with its creamy, scrumptious gravy tonight! Just fix it in the morning, then forget about it until dinner time. —Michele Trantham, Waynesville, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 medium red potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 cups fresh baby carrots, halved lengthwise
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 4 canned whole green chilies, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of onion soup, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast with 1-1/2 cups vegetable mixture equals 451 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 1046 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 40 g protein.


  1. Place flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken, one piece at a time; shake to coat. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides.
  2. Meanwhile, place the potatoes, carrots, mushrooms and chilies in a greased 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour half of soup mixture over vegetables.
  3. Transfer chicken to slow cooker; top with remaining soup mixture. Cover and cook on low for 3-1/2 to 4 hours or until a thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with McCormick’s Montreal Chicken Seasoning. Look for it in the spice aisle.
Originally published as Chicken and Red Potatoes in Simple & Delicious March/April 2009, p64

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Reviewed May. 10, 2016

"This sounds really good, but the sodium is way too high. I believe the soup is the culprit. I wish there was something else that I could replace it with."

Reviewed Feb. 23, 2016

"My family really enjoyed this dish. I followed the recipe except I used pork and didn't have chicken seasoning so I used McCormick grill mates Montreal chicken seasoning and it was good. I was able to find the onion soup and it was delicious. Because I work, my slow cooker gets left on a little longer, I had it on low the whole time for about 7 hours and it was fall apart tender, so flavorful. If yours comes out blah then you missed something... Must try!"

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2016

"This is a great recipe. I get poblano peppers and char and slice them and I use Cream of Mushroom soup. Have made this with chicken and with a roast. Delicious both times. A definite keeper."

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2016

"PLEASE-PLEASE read about how baby carrots are made ---if you do so you would never use them in any recipe."

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2016

"To me, the whole point of slow cooker recipes is to save time. Just throw everything in and forget it until you're ready to eat. This means recipes that you DON'T have to brown meat or poultry first! How does that save time??? I get so frustrated seeing slow cooker recipes where you have to spend time that you don't have, browning food first."

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