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Slow-cooked chicken breast with mushroom cream

This recipe makes 4 servings

350 calories per serving

This recipe for slow-cooked chicken breast with cream of mushroom sauce is perfect for a comforting, easy-to-prepare meal. Originating in the USA, this dish combines the tenderness of slow-cooked chicken with the richness of a creamy mushroom sauce. Ideal for busy evenings, this recipe requires just a few simple steps and delivers delicious taste.

Preparation

20 Minutes

Cooking

360 Minutes

Total

380 Minutes

Pasta with mushroom and parsley sauce.

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Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can (300 g) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 200 g fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup (240 ml) chicken broth
  • 1 cup (240 ml) heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Preparation

  1. Preparation of Ingredients :
    • Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
    • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Brown chicken breasts for 2-3 minutes on each side. Transfer to the slow cooker.
  2. Sauce preparation :
    • In the same pan, add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
    • Add the garlic and sliced mushrooms, and cook for about 5 minutes until the mushrooms are tender.
    • Pour the chicken stock into the pan to deglaze, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom.
  3. Slow cooker cooking :
    • Add the mushroom and broth mixture to the slow cooker over the chicken breasts.
    • Add the condensed cream of mushroom soup and thyme. Mix well to combine.
    • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours, until chicken is tender and cooked through.
  4. Finish :
    • About 30 minutes before the end of cooking time, add the heavy cream and mix well.
    • Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if necessary.
  5. Service:
    • Serve hot, garnished with chopped fresh parsley.
    • Serve with rice, pasta or mashed potatoes for a complete meal.

In conclusion,

This slow-cooker chicken breast with cream of mushroom sauce is an easy, tasty dish that's sure to please the whole family. Slow cooking allows the chicken to absorb all the rich flavors of the sauce, creating a comforting and delicious meal. Try this recipe for a simple yet impressive dinner that requires little preparation but lots of flavor.

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