Saucy Chicken with Veggies and Rice Recipe
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Saucy Chicken with Veggies and Rice Recipe

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“I'm proud to share this recipe. I created it many years ago for a slow-cooker contest and won first place! It's rich and flavorful, yet so easy.” Teri Lindquist - Gurnee, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4-1/2 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced celery
  • 3 cups sliced fresh carrots
  • 2 cups sliced onion
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 274 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 934mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 31g protein .

Directions

  1. Place the celery, carrots, onion and chicken in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the soup, soup mix, thyme, pepper and tarragon; pour over chicken.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until meat is tender. Mix cornstarch and wine until smooth; stir into slow cooker. Cover and cook on high 30 minutes longer or until gravy is thickened. Serve with rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Saucy Chicken with Veggies and Rice in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p16

Full-Bodied White Wine

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


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amillman User ID: 1196761 172694
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2013

"Rather upset...the receipe in the slowcooker receipe says to add the next five ingredients to the crockpot and cook...then says to mix cornstarch and wine or broth...I just added the five and then realized it didn't sound right. I'm not a super cook so I didn't catch it first. Disappointed because its probably not going to come out right."

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jwfy User ID: 4335749 88430
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2011

"Was a quick easy recipe but my wife and I did not care for the flavor. Was OK but not good enough to make again."

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debbiedouglas User ID: 3215136 172693
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2010

"This is an excellent recipe and will certainly make it again. Did change a couple things. decreased pepper to 1/2 tsp. and added about 1 cup chicken broth in crock pot as it seemed too dry with just the 1 can cream of mushroom soup, etc. Turned out wonderful! My husband loved it."

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SusanBC84 User ID: 5648266 105064
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"This is one of my family's FAVORITE recipes! My husband and four year old even eat the vegetables! It is really good on a cold day and I reccommend serving it with some nice fresh baked rolls."

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2princesses2luv User ID: 4369472 105062
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2010

"This has way too much pepper. Would definitely make this again but with a lot less pepper."

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foag User ID: 2647017 175397
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2009

"Instead of making the gracvy, I omitted the cornstarch and in the beginning I added 2 cups of chicken broth to make it more moist. Simple, Quick, Easy."

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kmurphy24 User ID: 1371727 178038
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2009

"I will make this recipe again but with some variations. 1 tsp is way to much pepper. I am a big pepper eater but it was overpowering. Next time I will use 1/2 tsp. I will also leave out the tarragon (not a big fan) and add garlic (big fan)."

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Telstar User ID: 470591 92872
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2009

"I do not plan to make this recipe again. My husband and I did not like it. I agree it is an easy and quick recipe but we didn't like the flavor."

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SandraBarrow User ID: 687419 113802
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2008

"This was excellant and easy/fun to make. I will definately make it again. 5 Stars from me.

Wisconsin"

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