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Low Fat Crockpot Chicken and Mushroom Stew

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Low Fat Crockpot Chicken and Mushroom Stew

Low Fat Crockpot Chicken and Mushroom Stew

Fiona Haynes
Not dissimilar to Coq au Vin, this crockpot chicken and mushroom stew is cooked in a herbed red wine sauce, which makes for a rich and delicious stew.

Note: Some folks have complained that the chicken turns out too dry. I would suggest one of two things: reduce the cooking time to five hours, or cook the chicken breasts whole and cut into pieces afterwards.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 6 hours

Total Time: 6 hours, 15 minutes


  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 large carrot, diced
  • 1 large stick celery, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 3/4 cup fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • Cornstarch slurry to thicken, if desired


Coat inside of 3-4 quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Place onion, carrots, celery, garlic and mushrooms in crockpot. Add chicken. Sprinkle with herbs. Add wine. Combine tomato paste and chicken broth, then add to crockpot. Cook on low for 6 hours. Half an hour before the end of cooking, you can add a cornstarch slurry (1 tbsp cornstarch to 1/4 cup of water or slightly cooled cooking liquid) to thicken the sauce.

Serves 4

Per Serving: Calories 239, Calories from Fat 20, Total Fat 2.3g (sat 0.5g), Cholesterol 82mg, Sodium 161mg, Carbohydrate 19.2g Fiber 4.3g, Protein 35.5g

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 5 out of 5
Great, with a few changes, Member alisoningram80

This was great, once I read the other reviews. I added lots more garlic, about a tablespoon of sea salt, TONS of extra spices (like italian seasoning as well as what the recipes calls for). I also used a whole 6 ounce can of tomato paste, and doubled the amount of chicken broth. Once the stew cooked down, the chicken was simmering in the liquid, so it stayed moist! I also cooked it about 6 and a half hours. I served it over couscous, and everyone loved it!

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