Herbed Chicken and Mushrooms


An herbed wine sauce makes this chicken-and-pasta dish a satisfying meal. Steamed green beans are the perfect accompaniment.

Herbed Chicken Mushrooms
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
7 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs 30 mins


  • 3 pound chicken thighs and/or drumsticks, skinned

  • 1 tablespoon oil

  • 5 cup sliced assorted fresh mushrooms, such as shiitake, button, crimini, and/or oyster

  • 1 red onion, cut into wedges

  • ½ cup chopped carrot (1 medium)

  • ¼ cup dried tomato pieces (not oil-packed)

  • ¾ cup chicken broth

  • ¼ cup dry white wine or chicken broth

  • 3 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil, crushed

  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 ½ cup hot cooked plain and/or spinach linguine or fettuccine, or hot cooked rice


  1. If desired, in a large skillet cook chicken pieces in hot oil until browned. Drain off fat; set chicken aside. In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker combine mushrooms, onion, carrot, and dried tomato. Pour broth and wine over mushroom mixture in cooker. Sprinkle with tapioca, thyme, garlic salt, basil, and pepper. Add chicken pieces to cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

  3. Serve chicken and vegetables over hot cooked pasta; drizzle with cooking juices.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

360 Calories
7g Fat
39g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 360
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Protein 34g
Potassium 698mg 15%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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