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roast chicken with peas, prosciutto and cream

a recipe by
Carol Perricone
Massapequa Park, NY

This is a crock pot meal that is so easy to put together, it work's even for a weekday dinner. I have made this many times, and it is delicious. Photo and recipe: Crockpot Chicken Recipes Cookbook from...Current Catalog

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For roast chicken with peas, prosciutto and cream

  • 2 1/2 lb
    whole chicken, cut up
  • 5 oz
    prosciutto, diced
  • 1 sm
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine (i use chardonnay or pinot grigio)
  • 1 pkg
    ( 10 oz.) frozen peas
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 c
    farfalle pasta, cooked al dente

How To Make roast chicken with peas, prosciutto and cream

  • 1
    Season chicken with salt and pepper. Combine chicken, prosciutto, onion, and wine in the crock pot. Cover, cook on HIGH for 3 1/2 - 4 hrs. or on LOW for 8 - 10 hrs, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  • 2
    During last 30 minutes of cooking, add frozen peas and heavy cream to crock pot.
  • 3
    Remove chicken with slotted spoon. Take meat off bones and set aside on a warmed plate.
  • 4
    Combine cornstarch and water. Add to cooking liquid in crock pot. Cover; cook on HIGH 10-15 minutes or until liquid is thickened.
  • 5
    To serve: spoon cooked pasta onto serving dish, place chicken on top of pasta, and then top chicken with sauce. Enjoy!!

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