Crock Pot Chicken Fricasee Recipe

It's a keeper! This French inspired chicken slow cooker recipe is so yummy. Great dinner idea

Are you ready for your mouth to water? The Crock Pot Chicken Fricasee recipe I’ve got for you today is so good. Like I’m kind of drooling just thinking about it. The pictures don’t do this recipe justice. but trust me. Your house will smell amazing and then your taste buds will do a major happy dance.

The best slow cooker chicken. Delicious French inspired chicken dinner recipe for the crock pot

While this is a slow cooker recipe it isn’t your normal dump and go style. It takes some prep but I promise you it’s well worth it and so much better than heating up your whole house and being stuck at home for hours with the oven.

Made this and everyone LOVED it. French chicken fricassee recipe for the crock pot slow cooker. Great dinner idea

  • 4 Chicken Thighs
  • 2TBS Butter
  • 2 Carrots
  • 2 Stalks Celery
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 8 oz mushrooms
  • 2 TBS Flour
  • 1/2 C White Wine
  • 2 C Chicken Broth
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 Sprigs Thyme
  • 2 sprigs parsley
  • 1/4 C Heavy Cream
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 2 sprigs tarragon (about 3 TBS chopped)
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 TBS Butter
  1. Season your chicken thighs with salt and pepper. In a large pot melt 2 TBS butter and brown your chicken skin side down. Place into crock pot skin side up.
  2. In the pot that you browned the chicken add chopped carrots, celery, and onion. Cook a few minutes and then add in mushroom and flour. Stir together to cook the flour a minute or two.
  3. Stir in the wine and allow to thicken in the mixture. Then stir in the chicken stock, thyme and parsley stirring and scrapping up any brown bits. If you don’t cook with wine you can just use extra stock.
  4. Pour over the chicken in the crock pot. And cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  5. About 20-40 minutes before serving time. Mix 1/4 C cream with 1 egg yolk.
  6. Add 1/2 C of liquid from the crock pot to that mixture to temper.
  7. Remove chicken from the crock pot.
  8. Add 1 TBS butter to the crock pot, stir in egg cream mixture, and squeeze in the juice of half a lemon.
  9. Add in chopped tarragon and chicken. Allow to cook covered for another 15-30 minutes before serving.

Classic French chicken fricassee tweaked for the slow cooker. So delicious

I like to serve this over mashed potatoes. It’s so creamy and rich your mouth will thank you.

One of my favorite chicken dinner recipes. Slow cooker french chicken fricassee for the crock pot

Last time I made this my MIL was over and couldn’t stop talking about how yummy the whole house smelled. And let me tell you it tasted even yummier!

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  1. This looks amazing! I’m definitely trying this once the weather cools.

  2. Thanks for sharing. Looks delish!

  3. This looks amazingly delicious! Thanks so much for sharing at Project Inspire{d} – your fabulous recipe will be one of our What a Great Idea features.

    Have a lovely weekend and we hope to see you at next week’s party!

  4. Oh, YUM! Looks good. Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty – we hope to see you again next week. :)

    Life With Lorelai

  5. love my crockpot this looks so yummy and a perfect meal to go on the fall menu
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  6. That looks and sounds amazing. You are right, there are a few more steps than with most crock pot recipes, but it looks like it is worth it!

  7. This is a fav childhood recipe of mine, I remember it would seem like it would take my mom hours to cook it! She couldn’t believe I found a crock pot recipe for it… I’m so excited it’s cooking right now!!! I can’t wait to try it! Thank u so much!! Yum!

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