Slow-Cooked Sunday Chicken Recipe
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Slow-Cooked Sunday Chicken Recipe

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This convenient slow-cooker dish makes a hearty supper for two that's special any day of the week. —Ruthann Martin, Louisville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 small carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 celery rib, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup cut fresh green beans (2-inch pieces)
  • 2 small red potatoes, halved
  • 2 bone-in chicken breast halves (7 ounces each), skin removed
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • Pinch pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 304 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 927mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 5g fiber), 37g protein


  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, layer the first seven ingredients in the order listed. Combine the water, bouillon, salt, thyme, basil and pepper; pour over the top. Do not stir.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until vegetables are tender and meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove chicken and vegetables. Thicken cooking juices for gravy if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sunday Chicken Supper in Cooking for 2 Fall 2005, p35

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jun. 8, 2016

"It was great. I made a gravy out of the drippings. Next time I'll add more liquid to the crock pot so I can make more of the gravy. (I used chicken breast boneless skinless and doubled the recipe.)"

Reviewed Jan. 9, 2016

"This recipe was simple and it was a good meal. It makes for a full course meal. Thanks! The seasoning after cooking may help build more flavor."

Reviewed Mar. 24, 2015

"Very, very bland. So disappointed."

Reviewed Jan. 24, 2015

"Since Sunday I like to TRY to relax more, it is the crock pot for me. Got on the computer and saw this and I got everything they mention and even a bit extra. Have done this kind of recipe but in the oven and it turns out good, and pretty sure this will be good tomorrow. For the Lady who needed more taste on her veggies. I use Mrs. Dash on alot and it works for us. I will use chicken stock though instead of the hot water and bouillon, Aldi's grocery store for a $1.79, had it for the holiday time and it has more flavor than the chicken broth."

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2015

"Okay, this is going to sound weird. I am not in a fan of pot roast. For me, this fulfilled the meat and potates desire and made the family happy. I used chiceken thighs with skin and bone in, seared the skin in the bacon fat, and made gravy. The results? I say better than pot roast!"

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