A quick and easy go-to option in most households is a dish centered around chicken. It’s affordable, easy to prepare, and incredibly delicious. When it comes to chicken meals, the options are endless! Despite the wide array of chicken dishes available, it is fairly easy to get stuck in a cycle. Why not mix it up a bit and branch out? Don’t worry, this recipe I’m about to tell you about isn’t one that will cause you to step too far out of your comfort zone.
After just one bite, you’ll instantly find any and every reason to whip this dish up. It will evolve from being a weeknight staple to a dish your friends and family will beg you to bring to get-togethers. The best part of all is the minimal preparation required. All you need is a pan to brown the chicken and a good ‘ole slow cooker. In no time at all, your house will be flooded with the mouthwatering fragrance of the most delicious chicken you’ll ever sink your teeth into! Check out the recipe below to see how to make this incredible dish.
8 boneless, skinless chicken pieces
1 (10.75 oz.) can low-sodium cream of chicken soup
1 (1.2 oz.) package dry chicken gravy mix
1 (0.7 oz.) dry Italian salad dressing mix
¼ c. chicken broth or white wine
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
¼ tsp. chili powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chicken on all sides. Transfer browned chicken into your slow cooker. Add broth or white wine to skillet to deglaze the pan. Cook the liquid for 1-2 minutes or until the alcohol has cooked off (if using wine). Remove from heat and set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine chicken soup with deglazed pan juices. Stir in Italian dressing mix and gravy mix. Stir in garlic, onion, and chili powders. Pour entire mixture over the chicken inside the slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or until the chicken is cooked throughout. Transfer to serving dishes and top with gravy (optional). Enjoy!
[Recipe via 12 Tomatoes.]
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