Slow Cooker Chicken Chasseur

A traditional French dish, chicken chasseur, or hunter-style chicken, is a one-pot meal where chicken is combined with mushrooms and white wine. Our chicken chasseur slow cooker recipe uses both cremini and wild mushrooms for an extra-intense flavor. Try pairing it with mashed potatoes or brown rice.
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Chicken Chasseur Recipe

Chicken Chasseur Recipe

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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 oz dried mixed wild mushrooms (TIP: A mix of morels, chanterelles, oyster and porcini would work well here.)
  • 8 bone-in, skinless chicken thighs (about 2 lb)
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 8 oz cremini mushrooms, quartered
  • 20 pearl onions, peeled (TIP: To peel pearl onions easily, drop them into a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain and allow to cool slightly. Simply squeeze them between your fingers to pop them out of their skins.)
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 3 tbsp white whole-wheat flour (TRY: King Arthur Unbleached White Whole Wheat Flour)
  • 1 tbsp potato flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves

Preparation

  1. In a medium heat-proof bowl, pour ¼ cup boiling water over dried mushrooms. Let stand for 5 minutes. Season chicken with pepper and salt and place in a 5-qt slow cooker. To slow cooker, add cremini mushrooms, onions, garlic, broth and dried mushrooms (along with soaking liquid). In a small bowl, whisk together wine and flour until no lumps remain. Add wine-flour mixture to slow cooker and stir; cover and cook on high for 3 hours.
  2. In the last 30 minutes of cooking, transfer ¼ cup sauce from slow cooker to a heat-proof bowl and whisk in potato flour. Add mixture back into slow cooker, replace lid, and continue cooking for remaining 30 minutes. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 2 chicken thighs and 1/2 cup sauce
  • Calories: 284
  • Carbohydrate Content: 18 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 144 mg
  • Fat Content: 65 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 35 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 297 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g
  • Trans Fat Content: 15 g