Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken
I thought I didn't like Bob Evans. I thought I wad too good for Bob Evans.

Turns out? I'm not. And I love it. Specifically--I love their pot roast and their deep dish chicken noodles entree. So when I made this recipe (which I found in one of my cookbooks)-I had imagined it would taste somewhat like that.

I'm gonna warn you-it doesn't. BUT: it's great in its own right. Let's discuss.
Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken
First of all: I love how simple and comfy and cozy this is.'d imagine it would be the sort of thing your mom would make for you. And it's EASY-you just throw some stuff in your slow cooker and leave it alone until it's time to eat! It tastes pretty much like chicken noodle soup, but  creamy chicken noodle soup. AND even though all these pictures show the chicken over noodles...I highly recommend serving it over mashed potatoes! Then it becomes like an almost gravy/soup hybrid with the potatoes...and it makes it even more comfort food. So, next time you have a rainy day--make this slow cooker creamy chicken!

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken
Makes 6 servings.
  • 4 medium-sized carrots, chopped
  • 3 small onions, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 tbsp. butter
  • 5 tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless, chicken tenders
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Add carrots, onions, celery, and bay leaf to a crock pot. Place chicken on top of the vegetables.
  • In a medium saucepan melt the butter over medium-low heat, then whisk in the flour until bubbly. Add chicken broth and milk and bring to a gentle boil, whisking constantly, until it thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in thyme and salt and pepper.
  •  Pour the thickened chicken mixture over the chicken and vegetables in the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 8-9 hours or on high heat for 4-4.5 hours.
  • Discard bay leaves and shred chicken.
  • Serve on top of egg noodles or mashed potatoes! If desired, season more with salt and/or pepper.
Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken
If loving chicken is wrong...I don't want to be right,

(If we changed that to "If loving A chicken is wrong...I don't want to be right", then it could totally be a quote from Gonzo about Camilla. Hehe.)

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