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Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

This heart, satisfying slow cooker chicken stew recipe is packed with tender chicken, carrots, potatoes, and more. The perfect easy winter soup recipe!
Course Slow Cooker, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken soup, chicken stew, slow cooker chicken soup, slow cooker soup
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • Slow Cooker


  • 1/4 cup avocado oil you can use your favorite vegetable oil
  • 4 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tbsp Rosamae Poultry Seasoning or your favorite poultry seasoning
  • 2 tsp Rosamae Seasoning Salt or favorite seasoning salt
  • 1 tsp coarse black pepper
  • 4 large carrots peeled and chopped 1/2 inch thick
  • 5 stalks celery chopped 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 small diced red onion yellow or white onion can be used as well
  • 2 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 large red potatoes cut into 1/4 pieces
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour


  • Pour the oil into a large skillet, then place it over medium heat.
  • While the oil is heating up season the chicken with the poultry seasonings, and seasoning salt.
  • Once the oil is hot, add in the chicken. Be sure to not overcrowd the pan!
  • Brown each sides of the chicken, then remove from the pan, and place the chicken into the slow cooker.
  • Once all of the chicken is out of the pan toss in the onion, and celery. Cook until translucent, then remove from the pan, and add to the slow cooker.
  • Once the vegetables are removed from the pan, sprinkle in the flour, and stir in with the oil. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour in the chicken broth, and whisk until everything is well incorporated.
  • Turn the heat to medium high, and cook for 5 minutes, or until the broth has thickened.
  • Turn off the heat, and remove the pan from the burner.
  • Next, add the carrots, garlic, and potatoes to the slow cooker. Sprinkle in the black pepper.
  • Now pour in the thickened broth, and place the lid on top of the slow cooker.
  • Set the slow cooker on high, and let cook for 4 hours.
  • Stir during the last hour of cooking remove the lid, and give everything a nice stir. Place the lid back, and finish cooking.
  • Once done, serve and enjoy with cornbread or fresh biscuits.