Creamy Herbed Chicken Recipe
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Creamy Herbed Chicken Recipe

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"I'm a nurse and work nights, so when I get home in the morning, I put this chicken on to cook," says Mary Humeniuk-Smith of Perry Hall, Maryland. "At the end of the day, the chicken is moist and tender, and the rich sauce seasoned with garlic and thyme is delicious."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 envelope garlic and herb pasta sauce mix
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • Hot cooked fettuccine


  1. Place chicken in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Combine the soup, milk, sauce mix, thyme and parsley; pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender. Serve with fettuccine. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Knorr Garlic Herb Pasta Sauce Mix.
Originally published as Creamy Herbed Chicken in Quick Cooking May/June 2003, p53

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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dmkinsey User ID: 5897555 243882
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2016

"My husband liked this a lot. Said it had good flavor, and the chicken was very tender. I used the Knorr seasoning, and I didn't think it was too salty. This is a good, easy dinner, and I'll make it again!"

kdfromm User ID: 8406252 237435
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2015

"Made it tonight. chicken was very tender. I actually did not use the Knorr seasoning because I couldn't find it... so I used a little of the following: fresh chopped oregano, dried thyme, crushed rosemary, garlic powder and a little McCormick Montreal chicken Seasoning...... and it had a great flavor - not overpowering and far from bland. I'm so glad I didn't use the Knorr seasoning since a lot of reviews says it made it too salty. I served it over buttered fettuccini noodles."

diggerandcrafty User ID: 6708313 217743
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2015

"My family loves this recipe!!"

glitterchatter User ID: 2651232 42124
Reviewed May. 1, 2014

"Ingredients on hand and a quick chicken crockpot recipe, but it was just so-so."

shecooksalot User ID: 5888460 68064
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2013

"Really easy to prep and throw in the crock pot and was very delicious. I used a homemade version of canned soup so I didn't get the saltiness that others did. I am looking forward to trying this again with some of the recipe changes/suggestions from the other reviewers!!!"

MichelePP User ID: 7188537 54645
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2013

"I used low sodium Cream of chicken soup and did add some saute onions other than that it was EXCELLENT!!! I am making it again tonight. I think you could add what ever seasoning you would like and it would be fantastic!"

jetcity27 User ID: 6589019 134313
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2013

"Too salty? Skip the sauce mix! Use regular cream of chicken, and reduce the milk to 3/4 cup. Stir in one tablespoon prepared pesto! Also, a pinch of poultry seasoning will omit the thyme. Must try topped with Parmesan cheese."

dancemom1 User ID: 1505336 91849
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2012

"Always looking for new chicken recipes and this one is really good. I added a little chopped onion and celery and it was even better!"

skayweber17 User ID: 5268174 68063
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2012

"I too, do a recipe similar to this. Using the cream of chicken soup is the main starter. I really love basil as a the main herb but any will do. Lemon juice and a can of milk, to clean out soup, make a thick wonderful sauce. My husband prefers potatoes, so I make instant mashed for a hurry up meal. You can also add mushrooms, brocolli, carrots, or any veggie you want and you have an 'all in one pan' meal quick!"

Betteryet User ID: 6436184 50810
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2012

"Made several changes,now its to die for yummy. Used condensed golden mushroom soup, my own spice mix of chicken instant boullion powder, dried rosmary,thyme, parsley and garlic powder.

Served over buttered egg noodles with bag of frozen peas mixed after cooking and grated fresh parm cheese. Oh yeah!"

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