Slow Cooker

Chicken Cacciatore

with Parmesan polenta

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 26 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 10 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
  • 8 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 1 cups Polenta
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    4 oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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    3 oz. Roasted Garlic & Herb Butter
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    1 oz. Flour
  • ½ oz. Parsley
  • 2 tsp. Garlic Salt

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve and peel onion. Cut halves into 1/4" slices.

    Cut mushrooms into 1/4" slices.

    Mince parsley, leaves and stems.

  2. 2

    Cook the Chicken

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. Fold top edges in before putting on lid.

    Combine flour, marinara, and 1/3 cup water in slow cooker. Top with mushrooms and onions, then chicken. Season chicken with 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper.

    Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 4 hours.

  3. 3

    Cook the Polenta

    After 3 1/2 hours, bring a medium pot with 3 1/2 cups water to boil over high heat.

    Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and stir in polenta. Continue stirring until mixture is smooth and begins to thicken, 1-2 minutes.

    Then cook undisturbed until polenta is fully cooked, 3-4 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Stir in garlic salt, garlic butter, Parmesan, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Cover and set aside.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Shred chicken into large pieces and stir to combine.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, placing chicken on polenta and topping chicken with parsley. Bon appétit!

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