Slow Cooker Chicken & Mushrooms
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
This chicken is so juicy and flavorful!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 8 - oz. sliced white mushrooms
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - cup(s) chicken stock
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 - Tbsp cornstarch**
  • Garnish: - fresh parsley**
  • Side: - dinner rolls**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Chop the onion.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in the base of the slow cooker and pour the sliced mushrooms and chopped onion around the chicken. Add the minced garlic, chicken stock and season with a little salt and pepper.
  3. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. With 30 minutes left in the cooking cycle, make a slurry with the cornstarch and equal amount of water, and then stir it into the sauce. Cook for 30 more minutes to allow sauce to thicken.
  4. Warm the dinner rolls.
  5. Prepare veggies.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Chicken & Mushrooms and parsley garnish with veggies and dinner rolls.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Chop 2 small white onions.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 8 oz. sliced mushrooms
  • Half of the chopped onions
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • Do NOT add the cornstarch before freezing.

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours. Thicken with cornstarch at the end of the cooking cycle as directed.

Special notes

Serve with cauliflower rice for complete Paleo meal.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when serve with gluten-free sides like rice or quinoa.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Chicken & Mushrooms

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. With 30 minutes remaining in cooking cycle, stir in the cornstarch to thicken sauce.
Serve with parsley garnish with veggies and dinner rolls.