Slow Cooked Country Chicken

15 minutes + 4 hours Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp flour seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 1kg chicken pieces
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 rashers Signature Range streaky bacon, roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and diced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and cut into slices
  • 150g mushrooms, roughly chopped
  • 400g Homebrand diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup Oxo chicken stock
  • ¼ cup parsley, chopped plus extra to garnish
  • 3 Tbsp cornflour
  • Mashed Potato:
  • 800g potatoes, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup milk
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Method

  • Turn slow cooker onto low.

  • Place seasoned flour into a clean plastic bag with the chicken pieces and shake the bag so that the chicken is evenly coated.

  • Heat butter and oil in a large frying pan. Place floured chicken into pan and brown pieces on all sides.

  • Remove chicken from pan and add bacon, onion, garlic, carrots and mushrooms.

  • Sauté for 2-3 minutes, remove vegetable mix and place into slow cooker. Top vegetables with chicken pieces. Add tomatoes, stock and parsley. Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.

  • Remove chicken from slow cooker and keep warm.

  • Make a smooth paste from cornflour and 3 Tbsp cold water and stir into the chicken juices. Cover the slow cooker and cook for 15 minutes on high so that the juices thicken.

  • For the mashed potato:

  • Boil potatoes in salted water for 15 minutes or until soft. Drain, then mash. Stir through butter and milk then season with salt and pepper.

  • Serve the chicken drizzled with the thickened juices and mashed potato garnished with parsley

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