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Simple Crock Pot Chicken Stew
The idea of a crock pot is to make your life easier. Not much is easier than this family-pleasing stew. Using things you probably have on hand anyway, you spend about 10 to 15 minutes preparation time and eat in 8 hours.
Closeup of chicken stew in a laddle
Simple Crock Pot Chicken Stew
The idea of a crock pot is to make your life easier. Not much is easier than this family-pleasing stew. Using things you probably have on hand anyway, you spend about 10 to 15 minutes preparation time and eat in 8 hours.
  • CourseMain Course
  • CuisineAmerican
  • KeywordChicken Stew, Crock Pot Soup
Servings Prep Time
8serving 30minutes
Cook Time
480minutes
Servings Prep Time
8serving 30minutes
Cook Time
480minutes
Ingredients
  • 2pounds Skinless boneless chicken breastabout 3– trimmed and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 onionlarge – diced
  • 4 carrotspealed and cut into 1 inch slices
  • 2stalks celery diced
  • 4-5 potatoespeeled and cut into 3/4 to 1 inch cubes
  • 8oz mushroomscleaned and halved-optional
  • 1cup frozen corn
  • 28oz chicken broth
  • 14oz diced tomatoes drained if you want a tomato based stew
  • 1teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 to 1teaspoon dry thymeto taste… this is a little much for some
  • 1/2teaspoon black pepper
  • 1cup frozen peas
Instructions
  1. Prepare veggies. Chop one large onion, 4 peeled carrots, and 2 ribs of celery. Next 4-5 medium potatoes peeled and cut into 3/4 to 1-inch cubes. Optional- 8 oz. mushrooms cleaned and halved.
  2. Clean, trim, and cube about 2 pounds (about 3-4) skinless boneless chicken breasts.
  3. Add the chicken, prepped veggies, 1 cup frozen corn, 28 oz chicken broth, 1 teaspoon celery seed, 1/2 to 1 teaspoon thyme, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and optionally one 14 oz can diced tomatoes diced.
  4. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
  5. Add peas 30 minutes before the end of cooking. Also, 3 tablesspoons tapioca if you want thicker chili.
Recipe Notes

Pro Tips:

  1. Like most chicken stews, this is a bit bland. Spice it up if you want.
  2. Skinless boneless chicken thighs would go well here.
  3. For this recipe I would suggest 3-4 tablespoons of tapioca would be the best if you want thicker.
  4. Will reheat and freeze well.