Chicken with Artichokes and Wild Mushrooms

Chicken with Artichokes and Wild Mushrooms Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell


A special dinner such as Chicken with Artichokes and Wild Mushrooms is easily achieved on busy weeknights thanks to your slow cooker. The chicken is first browned in a skillet for added visual appeal and flavor.


Makes 4 Servings
Total time: 4 Hours, 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 4 Hours, 15 Minutes


2 skinned, bone-in chicken breasts
2 chicken drumsticks
2 skinned, bone-in chicken thighs
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon table salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 (4-oz.) packages assorted wild mushrooms
2 3/4 cups vertically sliced Vidalia or other sweet onion
1 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons drained capers
1 (12-oz.) jar marinated artichoke hearts, undrained
Garnishes: fresh oregano sprigs, lemon wedges


1. Rinse chicken, and pat dry. Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Place chicken pieces in bag; seal bag, and shake to coat. Remove chicken.

2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot; add chicken. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Place chicken in a greased 5-qt. oval-shaped slow cooker, reserving drippings in skillet.

3. Cook mushrooms and onion in hot drippings 5 minutes or until tender. Add mushroom mixture, broth, capers, and artichokes to slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low 4 hours or until chicken is tender.

Our Best Slow Cooker Suppers,

Southern Living

November 2013
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