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Slow cooker smothered chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Crocker

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/4
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
container (8 oz) chive & onion cream cheese spread
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
cup chopped cooked bacon
1
cup frozen sweet peas
Cooked egg noodles, as desired






Directions:
Directions:
Spray bottom of 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add chicken thighs to slow cooker.
2
In small microwavable bowl, mix chicken broth, cream cheese spread, salt and pepper. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute; beat with whisk until smooth. Pour mixture on top of chicken thighs. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 to 3 1/2 hours or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
3
Stir 3/4 cup of the bacon and the frozen sweet peas into chicken mixture; mix well. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until peas are cooked.
4
Serve chicken and sauce over cooked egg noodles; top with remaining 1/4 cup bacon.
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Expert Tips
For creamy smothered chicken, make sure to use regular cream cheese and not the reduced-fat version.
Garnish with chopped fresh chives, if desired.
This smothered chicken is great served over egg noodles. Plan to cook and drain the egg noodles just before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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