Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs, with Carrots, Onions & Potatoes

Skip Davis


All you need is 20 minutes preparation to get this in the slow cooker, then you have a hearty complete chicken dinner ready to cook all day ... Cover and cook on LOW for about 6 hours.

Photo by:Jennifer Davick; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke


★★★★★ 3 votes

5 to 6
20 Min
8 Hr


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  • 6 large
    skinless, bone-in chicken thighs
  • 1 large
  • 4 medium
    white potatoes
  • 2 c
    baby carrots
  • 1 c
    chicken broth (homemade)
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine or 1/2 cup more chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    salt, divided use
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper, divided use
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs, with Carrots, Onions & Potatoes


  1. Cut onion in half lengthwise, then cut into 1/4 inch thick slices. Cut potatoes into 1/4 inch thick slices or 1 inch dice. Place onion in bottom of a lightly greased 6 quart slow cooker. Top with carrots and then potatoes.
  2. Combine broth, wine, garlic, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Pour over vegetables.
  3. Combine paprika and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Rub all over chicken thighs. Arrange thighs on top of vegetables.
  4. Cover and cook on LOW setting for 7 to 8 hours or until chicken is done and vegetables are tender.
  5. NOTE: Whisk juices left from cooking to make a gravy using a cornstarch slurry.
    (1 Tablespoon cornstarch to 1 Tablespoon COLD water).

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About Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs, with Carrots, Onions & Potatoes

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy

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