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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 202.7
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 71.6 mg
  • Sodium: 124.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 20.6 g

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Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Submitted by: CHIHUAHUAMAMA
Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Introduction

Start before work, ready to eat later Start before work, ready to eat later
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 pounds chicken, without skin or bone
    2 cups carrots, chopped
    4 cups potatoes, chopped
    1 cup celery, chopped
    1 onion, chopped
    8 oz mushrooms
    1 tsp each garlic powder, thyme, oregano, marjoram, basil, bay leaf, black pepper
    4 cups water with 1 tsp lemon juice added

Directions

Chop chicken, carrots, potatoes, celery, and onion and put them in the slow cooker.
Pour the mushrooms on top.
Sprinkle on the seasonings, pour in the water and lemon juice, and put the lid on cooker.
Let cook on high for 4 hours, or on low for the day.
Dinner is ready when you walk in the door.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHIHUAHUAMAMA.






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  • Incredible!
    26 of 26 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe. I used chicken broth for the water, left off the celery since hubby doesn't like it. I also added chopped onions and used real garlic instead of the powder. What makes this recipe great is that you and add or take away ingrediants you don't like. - 5/22/09

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  • 24 of 26 people found this review helpful
    This is a good basic recipe. Just wipe a bit of oil in a pan and saute the chicken, onion and celery first(can do the night before and refrigerate the whole thing until ready to add to crock). I'll bring out the flavor. - 6/22/08

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  • Very Good
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I used 2 cans diced italian tomatoes and 2 cups low sodiup chicken broth along with 1/2 tspn.red pepper flakes.I'm sure a can of low sodiup mexican corn would be a nice addition.....Chef Jim - 6/22/08

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  • O.K.
    14 of 16 people found this review helpful
    Possibly would make again. This is for the hard core dieter. No flavor at all. The veggies were great, just the broth was bland - 1/21/08

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  • 13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    to add more flavor you could add 4 chicken bouillon cubes to the 4 cups of water or you could use chicken broth in place of the water or you could even use fat free cream of chicken , mushroom , or celery soup. - 5/22/09

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  • O.K.
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Smelled incredible as it was cooking but very bland...needed salt or to use chicken stock instead of water! - 12/22/08

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This was very good - made it with chicken broth instead of water, added minced garlic. Next time I will make it with less chicken or double the vegetables. - 6/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This stew totally rocks! I made it with a few more veggies (onions and mushrooms), added some chicken broth (half broth, half water), and had to change up some of the spices/herbs for what I had on hand (used rosemary instead of basil, oregano and marjoram, more garlic powder, andfajita seasoning). - 7/1/10

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  • Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Made this today. I put all into crockpot and added tomato base chicken boullion. Let it cook up and then took some vegies out and blended the rest for a "sauce" for coucous. It was great!! will try different vegies for the next time. Will make again!!!! - 12/4/08

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This is a great basic recipe that can easily be adjusted to each persons tastes and needs. I actually had this on the stove this morning before coming into SP. I haven't decided yet which direction to take it. Do we want a thick and creamy stew today? Sweet and sour? I agree with BAYYY and saute 1st - 6/22/08

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I make something similar, but instead of water, I use low sodium chicken broth (such as Swanson). I also use different seasonings, because we don't like much seasnoning in our food. This is a matter of one's one taste on the seasonings to use. sahaus49 - 6/22/08

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  • Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was a quick and easy recipe to throw together. I added 1 tsp of salt and 2 cups of chicken broth with 2 cups of water instead of just all water. But for people who are on a low sodium diet (we have a family member) this is a great way to enjoy a winter favorite. - 10/12/07

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    As with any recipe, if it is too bland add your spices, the ones that you like for italian add italian seasoning; for regular add poultry seasoning; for spice red pepper or pepper flakes; it is a basic recipe that you can do a lot with. - 12/17/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was good. I used low sodium, real low fat broth instead of water and cooked it overnight and my husband and I ate it for breakfast! - 3/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I have adapted simliar recipe minus the mushrooms and potatoes in a small single serving crock pot. - 5/23/09

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I make something similar and have added half water half lite coconut milk with some extra freshly chopped chillies for extra spicyness. To give it a really good kick, add some minced ginger and garlic. - 10/14/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used low salt chicken broth instead of water and added about 1.5 TBS chicken base. It was very good, EXCEPT too much pepper. Will make it again with about 1/4 tsp of pepper. - 1/13/11

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Good and easy. I used Trader Joe's packets of low sodium chicken broth. Smelled awesome walking in the door. - 5/25/09

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I did use low sodium chicken broth instead of the water. Also added some egg noodles to the last half hour to absorb some of the broth. - 10/20/08

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  • O.K.
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Smelled good, but had NO flavor at all. Recipe has no salt and potatoes absorb all the flavor from the other veggies. I added 1/2 tsp salt and that was still no where near enough. Kids didn't like it either. (Although I would cooked with salt. May try again.) - 4/17/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It was very easy to make and made the whole house smell good all day. - 3/23/07

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    A varying version of this is what I do almost monthly. The family always loves it. Great way to use veggies before they go icky. - 7/20/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Added peas and more onion and garlic. Also subbed low NaCl chix broth for HOH. I aree with using bone-in, skinless trimmed chix pieces for more flavor. Still tweaking it :) - 7/20/10

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  • Bad
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy slow cooker recipe with good suggestions to increase flavor to enhance broth. - 5/23/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy to make but instead of water will use chicken broth and leave out the celery. - 5/22/10

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