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Chicken in a Pot

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 7 hours


6 servings

It takes just minutes to get this satisfying supper ready for the slow cooker. And at the end of a busy day, your family will appreciate the simple goodness of tender chicken and vegetables. "It's one of our favorite meals," says Alpha Wilson of Roswell, New Mexico.


  • 3 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs with leaves, chopped
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place the carrots, celery and onions in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with chicken. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over chicken.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or until chicken and vegetables are tender. Serve with a slotted spoon.

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