Italian Chicken

Italian Chicken


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This chicken recipe is for the slow cooker. Just prepare it in the morning and come home to a delicious ready-made dinner.

  • 8 To 10 Chicken Pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Sweet Onion (Chopped)
  • 4 Green Or Yellow Squash (Chopped)
  • 1 Cup Sliced Cremini Mushrooms
  • 6 Garlic Cloves (Crushed)
  • 1 Chili Pepper (Chopped)
  • 1 Cup Red Wine
  • 28 Ounces San Marzano Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 Large Sprig Rosemary
  • 1 Bundle Thyme
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Freshly Ground Pepper
  1. Bundle rosemary and thyme with butcher’s twine. Set aside.
  2. Place chicken pieces into large-size bowl. Rub with kosher salt and pepper.
  3. Add olive oil to large-size skillet and turn heat to a medium-high. Add chicken pieces and brown on all sides. Remove and transfer to slow cooker.
  4. Add onions to skillet and cook 5 minutes until soft. Add garlic and chili. Cook 2 minutes. Remove and transfer to slow cooker.
  5. Add wine to skillet to deglaze pan, scraping any brown bits and cook until wine has reduced by half. Transfer to slow cooker.
  6. Place squash, mushrooms and herbs to slow cooker. Pour sauce over vegetables and chicken. Toss to distribute while keeping chicken on bottom. Stir halfway through cooking process.
  7. Cook 6 to 8 hours on medium.
  8. When ready to serve remove from slow cooker and serve over risotto or polenta.
  9. Serves 4 to 6
  10. Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 8 Hours Total Time: 8 Hours 30 Minutes
  11. "Work With What You Got!"
  12. ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2018 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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