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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 equals 304 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 927 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 37 g 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

Nutritional Facts

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

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2014

"Doubled the recipe and made it to a "T". Loved it, very filling and the chicken was perfect, but I wish it had a little more flavor in the veggies."

Reviewed Oct. 6, 2014

"can I use FROZEN breasts or should they be thawed 1st??"

Reviewed Jun. 12, 2014

"This was a GREAT meal!!! Kinda like chicken stew! I changed things up a bit though... I omitted the celery and green beans (used green beans for side dish) and added mini portobello mushrooms instead. Also, in the water & chicken bouillon I added an Italian seasoning blend and garlic powder instead of thyme & basil. Another thing I added was 1 can of Campbells Cream of Chicken & Mushroom soup (undiluted) and 1 can of Campbells Cream of Mushroom w/ Roasted Garlic soup. The meal was FANTASTIC and had great flavor! Hubby and the kids loved it! This will for sure be a great dinner for any occasion! :)"

Reviewed Jun. 11, 2014

"Not a company dish but just down home good cooking. It was a hit at my house."

Reviewed Oct. 12, 2013

"We loved this meal. I did make a few adjustments, I bought frozen stew vegetables that had potato, carrot, and celery. I already had pearl onions so I used those. And I used boneless chicken breasts. We also put a little italian vinagrette on the potatoes, just for a little more flavor."

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