savory chicken in a crock pot

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Susan Feliciano
from Oak Ridge, TN

I use the largest chicken breasts for this that I can find, so that they fill up the crock pot. Don't overcook, or you will have shredded chicken instead of chicken breasts.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 5 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For savory chicken in a crock pot

  • 6 lg
    boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, fresh ground
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/4 c
    white wine
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced fresh parsley

How To Make savory chicken in a crock pot

  • 1
    Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Combine oregano and pepper and rub over chicken. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the chicken breasts on each side in the butter. Transfer chicken to slow cooker.
  • 2
    Add broth, wine, lemon juice, and garlic to skillet and bring to a boil while stirring. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low power for 5 hours. Sprinkle with the parsley and cook an additional 15 minutes. Chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165°.
  • 3
    We like this served with rice pilaf or one of the Italian risotto dishes, and fresh asparagus or broccoli.
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