Come home to the wonderful aroma of Slow-Cooker Chicken with Mushroom Stuffing! Prep for our chicken with mushroom stuffing recipe takes just 15 minutes.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. lemon zest, divided
2 tsp. ground sage
1 tsp. ground black pepper
6 bone-in skinless chicken thighs (2-1/2 lb.)
1/4 cup butter
1 pkg. (8 oz.) sliced fresh mushrooms
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 pkg. (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix for Chicken made with Whole Wheat
1-1/2 cups hot water
2 carrots, shredded (1 cup)
1/4 cup chopped PLANTERS Walnuts, toasted
3 Tbsp. chopped fresh Italian parsley
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Let's Make It
Combine 1 Tbsp. lemon zest, sage and pepper; rub on chicken. Place chicken in slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray.
Heat butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add mushrooms and garlic; cook and stir 3 to 5 min. or until liquid evaporates. Transfer mushroom mixture to large bowl. Add dry stuffing mix, water and carrots; stir just until moistened. Lightly cover top of chicken with stuffing mixture. Cover with lid.
Cook on HIGH 4 to 5 hours. Remove stuffing and chicken to serving plate with slotted spoon; discard juices in cooker. Combine remaining lemon zest, nuts and parsley. Sprinkle nut mixture over chicken and stuffing.
Keeping it Safe
For food safety, it is not recommended to cook this recipe on LOW.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0.5g
Total Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fibers 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.