Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Creamy Country Chicken & Veg (Slow cooker, GF, DF, WF)

This recipe is so simple and yet truly hits the mark when wanting a satisfying and wholesome dinner.

Creamy Country Chicken & Veg (Slow cooker, GF, DF, WF)

Ingredients:
4 Chicken breasts
1kg Chopped fresh Seasonal Veg (I bought a prepared bag at my grocer containing Baby marrows, patty pans, carrots and cauliflower)
2 Stock cube
3C Water
1 Clove crushed garlic
10ml Mixed Herbs
15ml Maizena (cornflour)
1C cold water
6 tsp Cremora (or other dairy substitute)

Method:
1. Season the breasts with Salt and pepper, place in the Slow cooker (from now on SC)
2. Pour the veggies in top
3. In a cup of hot water, dissolve the stock cube and stir in the garlic and herbs. Pour this over everything
4. Switch the SC on to HIGH for 3 hours.

LATER...
5. Remove the chicken pieces and shred the meat. Discard the bones and skin.
6. Dissolve the Maizena in 1C cold water.
7. Remove 2C broth and pour into a small saucepan on the stove.
8. Add the Cremora and stir well.
9. Add the Maizena mixture and stir while it thickens. Taste test and season again if necessary.
10. Now put everything back into the SC and stir it all in gently.
11. Serve generous portions on a bed of rice.

Serves: 6-8
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