Rich Chicken Stew

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A blanquette is a classic French stew of veal, chicken or lamb with mushrooms in a velvety sauce. This concept has been adapted to the slow cooker to make a lightened-up version using chicken thighs. Just a little whipping cream (which is less inclined to break down than lighter creams and gives more density to the sauce) adds richness. This is delightful over egg noodles.

"I thought is was very bland and not worth all the effort. I agree though, is sure did make the house smell great. It was somewhat better the next day and it was better served over rice then noodles. We also added some Parmesan cheese...
Rich Chicken Stew Recipe

22 Reviews for Rich Chicken Stew


So Yummy! I've been looking for a chicken soup recipe to rival my mother's for years, and I think I just found it! Go easy on the parsley though. The recipe calls for a whole cup! I put in a fraction of that, and it was perfect. You just don't want it to overpower the chicken. I didn't have any egg noodles when I made this, but it is very good over white rice also.


This dish is fantastic - cooked it exactly and it was pure perfection. As is every other Eating Well recipe!!!! :)


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