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Slow-Cooker Pantry Chicken Stew

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 6 hrs
Yield 6 servings, 1 cup each
Slow-Cooker Pantry Chicken Stew

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup peas, thawed, drained
  • 1/2 cup (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) PHILADELPHIA Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Spread

How to Make It

  1. TOSS chicken with flour in slow cooker.

  2. ADD all remaining ingredients except peas and cream cheese spread; cover with lid.

  3. COOK on LOW 6 to 8 hours (or on HIGH 3 to 4 hours), stirring in cream cheese and peas for the last 30 min.

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  5. Special Extra:

  6. For added flavor and color, sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley just before serving.

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  8. Special Extra:

  9. Stir 6 fresh thyme sprigs into ingredients in slow cooker before cooking as directed.

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