Crock Pot Mushroom Chicken

This crock pot mushroom chicken is a rich, creamy, and easy recipe that delivers a ton of flavor and luxurious texture without a ton of work, thanks to cream soup and using the crock pot.

Creamy chicken recipes are always a hit with the family, but who has time to fuss around with a roux, whisking, and monitoring to get that creamy texture? Not many people! That's why this mushroom chicken recipe is such a winner. It's rich and creamy and requires almost no effort at all.

Crock Pot Mushroom Chicken

Why You’ll Love This Crock Pot Mushroom Chicken Recipe

With a recipe this easy and delicious, what's not to love? This is a popular recipe around here, and there are some good reasons for that!

  • It only takes 5 ingredients to make.
  • It's an easy recipe perfect for even busy weeknights.
  • It's a versatile dish perfect with noodles, pasta, potatoes, and more.
  • It's a rich, creamy recipe that even picky eaters will love.
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Ingredients

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Onion soup mix
  • Condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • Brown mushrooms - sliced
  • Sour cream

How To Make Crock Pot Mushroom Chicken

  1. Add chicken breasts to the bottom of a 6-quart crockpot.
  2. Pour onion soup mix and cream of mushroom soup over the top of the chicken. Top with sliced mushrooms.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 2¬Ĺ-3¬Ĺ hours or low for 4¬Ĺ-6 hours.
  4. Remove chicken and shred with two forks. Add sour cream and shredded chicken to the slow cooker and mix until combined.
Crock Pot Mushroom Chicken

Recipe Tips

  • Mix ¬ľ cup of water and 3 tablespoons of cornstarch for a thicker sauce. Mix it in when adding the sour cream and shredded chicken.
  • Trim any fat that may have been left on the chicken breasts for the best flavor and texture.
  • Shred the chicken while it's as hot as safe to handle. Hot meat shreds much more easily.
  • Add the sour cream at the end for a creamy texture rather than a clumpy, curdled one.

Flavor Variations and Substitutions

  • Spicy¬†- Add some red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.
  • Mushrooms -¬†You can use your favorite mushrooms or a combination of mushrooms in this recipe.
  • Seasonings -¬†Change the flavor of this recipe by adding various seasoning mixes to suit your tastes.

Hint

It's important to place the chicken breasts on the bottom of the crockpot so the wet ingredients can cover them and keep them moist.

Storage

Refrigerate this chicken as soon as its cool enough to do so for maximum flavor and freshness.

To reheat the chicken, place it in a saucepan and cook over medium-low heat until heated through.

Refrigerator: Store for up to 3 days in an air-tight container.

Freezer: Store for up to 3 months in an air-tight, freezer-safe container or heavy-duty freezer bag with as much air removed as possible. Defrost in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.

Crock Pot Mushroom Chicken

PREP TIME  5minutes 
COOK TIME  3hours  30minutes 
TOTAL TIME  3hours  35minutes 
COURSE  Main Course
CUISINE  American
SERVINGS  4
CALORIES  368 kcal

EQUIPMENT

  • Your Favorite Crock Pot

INGREDIENTS

  • 1¬Ĺ¬†pounds¬†boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1¬†packet¬†onion soup mix
  • 10.75¬†ounces¬†condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 8¬†ounces¬†brown mushrooms¬†sliced
  • ¬ĺ¬†cup¬†sour cream

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Add chicken breasts to the bottom of a 6-quart crockpot.
  • Pour onion soup mix and cream of mushroom soup over the top of the chicken. Top with sliced mushrooms.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2¬Ĺ-3¬Ĺ hours or low for 4¬Ĺ-6 hours.
  • Remove chicken and shred with two forks. Add sour cream and shredded chicken to the¬†crock pot and mix until combined.
  • Serve over rice and noodles, and enjoy!

NOTES

  • Mix 1/4 cup of water and 3 tablespoons of cornstarch for a thicker sauce. Mx it in when adding the sour cream and shredded chicken.
  • Trim any fat that may have been left on the chicken breasts for the best flavor and texture.
  • Shred the chicken¬†when it is safe to handle. Hot meat shreds much more easily.
  • Add the sour cream at the end of for a creamy texture rather than a clumpy curdled one.

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