Chicken in a Pot Recipe

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It takes just minutes to get this satisfying supper ready for the slow cooker. And at the end of a busy day, your family will appreciate the simple goodness of tender chicken and vegetables. "It's one of our favorite meals," says Alpha Wilson of Roswell, New Mexico.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs with leaves, chopped
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place the carrots, celery and onions in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with chicken. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over chicken.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or until chicken and vegetables are tender. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken in a Pot in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p45

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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aicenhour 28171
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2013

"I have made this chicken in a crock pot before and it turned out very nice. Very easy, tasty, and no fuss. Great for a Sunday dinner one pot meal. I would definitely recommend this recipe. I would also add some herbs like rosemary, and thyme! Delicious!"

synner1229 28170
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2010

"Easy and moist chicken."

mankekm 23688
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2010

"I made this dinner for my in-laws on Easter was a hit and so easy!"

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