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Comforting Chicken

 Comforting Chicken
This tasty combination of chicken and vegetables is simmered in a creamy sauce that's rich from whipping cream and butter. This hearty meal-in-one-pot is an all-time family favorite.—Sally Hook, Montgomery, Texas
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min.


  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 4 medium carrots, quartered widthwise
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Remove with a
  • slotted spoon and set aside. In the same pan, brown chicken pieces
  • on all sides. Return onion to pan; add potatoes and carrots. Cover
  • and cook over medium-low heat for 30 minutes or until chicken juices
  • run clear and the vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in the cream, parsley, salt and pepper. Reduce heat. Simmer,
  • uncovered, for 15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 941 calories, 66 g fat (34 g saturated fat), 274 mg cholesterol, 689 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 47 g protein.

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Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.