Easy and Delicious Chicken Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy and Delicious Chicken Recipe
  • READY IN 9+ hrs

Easy and Delicious Chicken

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"A slow cooker recipe that is the best! You can start with frozen chicken breasts without having to adjust the cooking time."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    9 hrs
  • READY IN

    9 hrs 15 mins

Directions

  1. In a slow cooker, combine the chicken breasts and Italian-style dressing.
  2. Cover, and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.
  3. Drain off the juices, and shred the chicken meat. In a medium bowl, mix the soup, broth, cream cheese, basil, thyme, salt, and pepper. Pour over the chicken in the slow cooker. Continue cooking on Low for 1 hour.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 12, 2003

My husband is on Weight Watchers so I made this recipe with fat free zesty italian and fat free cream cheese and he thought it was GREAT! It is only 6 points per 3 ounce serving of chicken, for any other weight watchers out there!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 03, 2011

"Nasty" according to my 10 yr old son. "OK" accdg to my boyfriend. "Mmmph" accdg to my 17 year old daughter. I didn't eat them. But I will NOT make them again.

 
Mar 30, 2003

This was so good. I modified the recipe a bit. The other reviews talked about how it was too rich and didn't reheat very well, so I used 8 oz. of lite Velveeta in place of the cream cheese. It created a very creamy sauce that reheated very well. Also, I made it low-fat by using reduced fat soup and reduced calorie salad dressing. VERY tasty! I'm going to try it again and freeze it for a friend who just had a baby!

 
Jan 03, 2004

This came out very well! I read all of the reviews first, so I added a few things. First I cut the cooking time on the chicken, and shredded it, but left it rather chunky. I added one whole can of chicken broth instead of a cup, and left simmering a little longer than an hour. (It wasn't dry AT ALL) I added some frozen green beans and peas in that last hour. Right before serving I stirred in some chopped, fresh cilantro...I had tasted it and it needed something, so I tried the cilantro and it was GREAT! I served it over some stuffed ravioli I had in the freezer--it was mozzarella and spinach ravioli, and I topped it all off with the herb and cheese mixture the ravioli came with. All in all, it came out great...my husband and I both had seconds (thirds...). ;o) I loved the sauce! Next time I'll try it with some chopped spinach mixed in... THANKS!

 
Feb 08, 2003

This was very good. I threw everything in at one and used frozen chicken breasts. The cream cheese did not completely dissolve but I'm not picky. My husb. said it was a little too cheesy for him but liked it otherwise. Will make again.

 
Nov 13, 2003

THIS WAS A HUGE HIT for me and my 4 guests. I put everything in the crockpot at once; added spoonfulls of the cream cheese into the sauce. I used reduced fat dressing, reduced fat cream cheese, and the cream of chicken soup I used was not condensed. Halfway through cooking, I stirred the sauce since the cream cheese didn't melt as well. Around the 5th hour, I cut the chicken up into smaller pieces and cooked for another hour. PERFECT!

 
Sep 09, 2003

I made this w/ homemade dressing and I added a sliced onion which I cooked on low for 3 hrs. I drained it and added 1 can Herbed cr. of chick soup, an 8 oz. can of mushrooms w/ liquid, 1 teas. chick. soup base, and the 8 oz. cream cheese. FANTASTIC!!! Serve over rice {I like Jasmine or Basmati} or noodles!! I made my dressing using garlic red wine vinegar...

 
Jul 23, 2003

WOW! Moist, tender chicken pieces and tasty flavorful sauce. What more could we ask for. I followed the recipe for the most part, except I cut the Italian dressing to 4 ounces and didn't drain it off. Delicious over angel hair pasta, with green beans and spinach salad.This is a keeper for busy day with no time to cook. Thanks Monika.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 406 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.8 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Fat
  • 28.9 g
  • 44%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 27.3 g
  • 55%
  • Sodium
  • 1457 mg
  • 58%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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