Recipe by Basildon
"This creamy chicken stew is inexpensive, filling, and healthy. Serve with couscous or mashed potatoes."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
vegetable oil, divided
jalapeno pepper, seeds and membranes removed, minced
Thai chile pepper, seeds and membranes removed, minced
1 1/2 cups
butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
chopped fresh parsley, or to taste
First, let me say this recipe is delicious! I don't have any chili peppers so I added a spritz of hot sauce and Worstershire sauce to add some savory flavor. I also added spinach for additional food value. My only criticism is the prep time. The author gave a 15 minute prep, but it took more than 45 minutes. Prepping the chicken and onions required extra work and time. I'm glad I made this dish. I wonder if some of the work can be done the night before so I can just start the crock pot first thing in the morning.
I added mushrooms and crushed heirloom tomatoes to add texture and flavor. Served with a side of fresh sopapillas with honey. A perfect fall meal!
I made this recipe exactly as stated without the peppers. I subbed in some a teaspoon of chili beak chili oil and the heat was perfect. My problem with the recipe is the cook time. It is way too long. This was perfect after just 3 hours. With such small pieces of chicken and squash you should not have to cook it for 7+ hours! It ruins the texture of the meat and the squash and turns them into mush. After just 3 hours they were perfect and the flavors were distinctive and delicious. I wish I had gone with my gut and took it off the heat at that time. I rated the recipe as it is written. We did not like it overcooked and mushy. I recommend cooking this for no longer than 3 hours and then it's almost 4 stars for me. It smells great the first few hours of cooking too. I might try it again with the lower cooking time.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Butternut Squash Stew
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 303
** Calories from Fat: 148
Choose your Easter dinner main dish from hams, savory lamb, and over 150 more recipes.
Bunny cakes, lamb cakes, chocolate eggs, and carrot cakes to nibble on.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
This easy, ingenious method makes delicious pot pie like a slow-simmered stew.
Make this five-star stew in your slow cooker!
See how to make a simple, satisfying chicken dinner.