Easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe

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When the colder nights draw in there is nothing I love more than coming home to a delicious slow cooker dinner. Being able to set my slow cooker in the morning, in just minutes, makes me feel productive and organised for the day ahead. Coming home, from work or play, to a hot dinner makes for a more relaxing day. It takes just 5-10 minutes to get this in your slow cooker pot – even less if you skip the browning steps. This easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe can cook on low all day, or even overnight, or can be cooked on high in just a few hours, for those days when you don’t have time. If you want to get started right away with my easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe then skip to the end of this post for the full recipe card.

Easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe

Ingredients for my easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe

10g butter

10ml olive oil

2 medium onions

350g chicken breast pieces

1 tbsp plain flour

Garlic salt

400g potatoes

200g carrots (or 1 tin of sliced carrots)

300g mushrooms (or 1 tin of sliced mushrooms)

500ml chicken stock (I use 2 low-salt stock cubes)

1 tsp English mustard

1 tsp thyme

1/2 tsp oregano

1/2 tsp celery salt

2 bay leaves

Method for my easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe

Chop the onion and fry in the butter and olive oil until lightly brown.

Easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe - brown the onions

Add the onion to the slow cooker pot.

Wash potatoes and chop into bitesize pieces.

Easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe - add the potatoes

Season and flour your chicken breast pieces. Brown lightly in a pan. As I was in a hurry I did not cook through but just seared the outside of each piece.

Add your carrots, mushrooms, mustard, celery salt and herbs.

Easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe - add the carrots, mushrooms, mustard & herbs

Add 500ml of chicken stock.

Stir well.

Add 2 bay leaves.

Easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe - the finished casserole

Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours. Can be left longer if desired, including overnight on low.

Remove bay leaves and serve.

Easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe

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Easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe
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easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe

Course Main Course
Keyword casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 10 g butter
  • 10 ml olive oil
  • 2 medium onions
  • 350 g chicken breast pieces
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 400 g potatoes bite-sized dice
  • 200 g carrots or 1 tin of sliced carrots
  • 300 g mushrooms or 1 tin of sliced mushrooms
  • 500 ml chicken stock I use 2 low-salt stock cubes
  • 1 tsp  English mustard
  • 1 tsp  thyme
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp celery salt
  • 2 bay leaves

Instructions

  1. Chop the onion and fry in the butter and olive oil until lightly brown.
  2. Add the onion to the slow cooker pot.
  3. Wash potatoes and chop into bitesize pieces then add to slow cooker pot.

  4. Season and flour your chicken breast pieces. Brown lightly in a pan. As I was in a hurry I did not cook through but just seared the outside of each piece.
  5. Add your carrots, mushrooms, mustard, celery salt and herbs.
  6. Add 500ml of chicken stock.
  7. Stir well.
  8. Add 2 bay leaves.
  9. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours. Can be left longer if desired, including overnight on low.
  10. Remove bay leaves and serve.

I love how this easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe takes just minutes to prepare. It is perfect for the mornings when you have school runs, are racing off to work or just short on time/effort.

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Like this easy slow cooker chicken casserole recipe? Fancy trying one of my other slow cooker dinners? Here are some great ones:

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Beef chilli in the slow cooker

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13 Responses

  1. Sabina Green October 20, 2018 / 4:12 pm

    That sounds totally delicious! I love a good casserole. Especially at this time of year.

    • katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:30 pm

      We love a bit of comfort food at this time of year!

  2. Bec Jones October 21, 2018 / 11:32 am

    I use my slow cooker at least twice a week in the autumn/winter. thank you for this recipe.

    • katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:30 pm

      It’s great at this time of year to come home to a warm dinner isn’t it!

  3. POLO&Lifestyle Magazine October 21, 2018 / 4:21 pm

    This is a very nice and yummy recipe for the colder days now, thank you for sharing.

  4. Sonia October 22, 2018 / 8:37 am

    I really need to get my slow cooker out of the cupboard and get a bit more organised. I love making casseroles etc and this just looks absolutely delicious!

    • katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:31 pm

      Do! It’s great to come home to a hot dinner!

  5. Stephanie October 22, 2018 / 8:49 pm

    We love our slow cooker, there is so many lovely recipes you can create with them. This looks very tasty

    • katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:32 pm

      I can’t get enough of using my slow cooker!

  6. Lindsey bray October 23, 2018 / 11:37 am

    Think looks super yummy and so easy to make. I love my cooker but never think to do a chicken casserole usually it’s gammon beef or pork to put with a dinner.

    • katykicker October 25, 2018 / 12:32 pm

      It’s SO simple (and cheap!).

  7. Anosa October 25, 2018 / 5:34 pm

    I do love making my casseroles in my slow cooker, need to try your chicken casserole version.

    • katykicker November 10, 2018 / 7:26 pm

      Thanks so much – it’s So delicious! My husband just made it again this week and it was even better than I remembered.

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