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Friday, December 10, 2010

Crock Pot Chicken & Gravy


I am a huge fan of crock-pot meals, especially this time of year.  I don't know about you, but I am really busy during the holiday season.  The last thing I want to worry about is dinner.   This recipe is super easy and tastes great.  I used Uncle Ben's Ready Rice, and dinner was ready in less than 5 minutes after walking in the door!  Can't beat that anytime of year!



Crock Pot Chicken & Gravy
San Diego Cooks
(Printable Recipe)

2 chicken breasts
1 cans cream of chicken soup
1 envelopes of chicken gravy mix
hot steamed rice

Combine all ingredients in a crockpot and cook on low for 4-6 hours. Before serving break the chicken breasts into bite sized pieces. Serve over hot steamed rice.


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46 comments:

  1. I love crockpot meals too and need to use it more. This looks great Stephanie.

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  2. This looks delicious! These may be silly questions, but I'll ask anyway :)

    Do you cook the chicken breasts first? I assume these are boneless, skinless chicken breasts.

    Also, how many servings is this good for? thanks! :)

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  3. Shannon - I used boneless skinless chicken breasts. Do not cook them before you put them in the crockpot. The crock pot will cook them for you. This made enough for 2-3 people - just depends on how big the chicken breast are.

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  4. This looks so good! And I am always looking for crock pot recipes - thanks!!

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  5. Can you use frozen chicken or should it be thawed?

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  6. muststartover - you could use frozen chicken. Just cook it a little longer - 7-8 hours. Perfect for a work day.

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  7. Just found this recipe, which looks lovely.

    Kind of a dumb question, but is the rice going into the crockpot or are you serving the contents of the crock pot on a bed of rice.

    The picture looks like the rice is mixed in the sauce, so I wasn't sure.

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  8. Just setting things up so any answer gets emailed to me. Sorry for the double comment.

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  9. Kerry - I did mix the cooked rice in with the sauce after the chicken cooked, but you can just serve the chicken and gravy over the rice if you prefer.

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  10. I just tried this recipe for dinner and it was both delicious and simple!! My favorite kind of recipe. I have tried a number of your recipes and I'm never disappointed! I enjoy following your blog and look forward to new recipes everyday.

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  11. Yum! I do something similar with Turkey. Thank you for making me drool!

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  12. If you want to feed 6-8 people do you just double everything? This looks so good and sounds so simple that it kind of scares me!!

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    1. Yes, I would double it for 6-8 people. Simple food is often the best food!

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  13. I made this recipe for dinner last night and it was soooo good. We gobbled it right up. Thank you!!

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  14. This recipe looks GREAT, I am planning on making it for dinner tomorrow. Just one question, (might be a dumb one) but the gravy packet says to mix the contents with water, did you do that, or just dump the powder in with the chicken & soup?

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    1. Just dump the packet it with the chicken and soup

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  15. I didn't have any packets of gravy so I just dumped in two jars of chicken gravy. Hope it turns out! Your's looks delish though!

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  16. Making this tonight! I've made several of your recipes and all were hits!
    I'm also a new follower!
    Blessings,
    Sarah :)

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  17. What size can of cream of chicken soup?

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  18. Making this tonight :)
    One question: do you dilute the soup with water or milk as directed on the can or just leave it thick?
    Thanks :)

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  19. Jess - just leave it thick - undiluted

    Enjoy!

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  20. Awesome, thanks so much! I figured that was correct, glad to hear I didn't mess it up :)

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  21. Could you cook it on high to cut the time a little.

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  22. CheJohnson - absolutely. Cook it on high for 2-3 hours. Enjoy!

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  23. Making this tonight, and was wondering if it tastes good with mashed potatoes?

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  24. Paige - I think it would be great with mashed potatoes. Enjoy!

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  25. This looks delicious! I have one problem: I don't have chicken gravy mix! I only have mushroom gravy mix. How would that taste with Cream of Chicken OR Cream of Mushroom?
    Thanks,
    Haley

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  26. Haley - I think it would taste just fine with either Cream of Chicken or Mushroom. Enjoy!

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  27. I am trying to be mindful of my calorie intake. Would anyone know how many calories are in a serving?

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  28. Priscilla - you can plug the ingredients into this website:

    http://caloriecount.about.com/cc/recipe_analysis.php

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  29. I'd love to make this an all in one meal. I plan on making it today for some friends who have a baby who recently got hearing aides. They've been busy trying to help her adjust so the easier, the better. I wanted to add some vegetables, but what would you suggest? I was thinking carrots and peas at least..

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  30. Becca - I think peas and carrots sound great. Enjoy!

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  31. I make a similar recipe , one packet of onion soup, I can of mushroom soup , milk or water, chicken breast and crockpot till it shreds and we serve it over creamy mashed potatoes :} definatly gonna try this one :}

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  32. This was so good! I doubled the recipe and added some frozen mixed veggies. Served over homemade biscuits...we loved it!

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  33. I really want mushrooms... thinking of using 4 chicken breasts, a can of cream of chicken, a can of cream of mushroom and 2 gravy chicken packets?

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  34. This is absolutely wonderful. I was concerned about the gravy being too salty but it wasn't at all that way. I didn't break up the chicken into smaller pieces. just kept the pieces whole. Served the gravy over mashed potatoes. So easy and so tasty. This is a winner!

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  35. I am making this in a few minutes but need to know do I use the can of cream of chicken soup plus a can of water?

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  36. Do you have to use the chicken gravy?

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  37. How would you double the recipe? I know that sounds like a dumb question but would you just double everything exact??? Thanks for any feedback :)

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    1. Yes - I would double all the ingredients

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