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Venetian Chicken

Submitted by: JustRightMenus


I found this recipe in a great article on MintLife: 10 Gourmet Meals for or Less.

Servings: 8

Categories: chicken, crock pot

From the kitchen of:

Recipe Lion



1 tsp sweet paprika

1/4 c. all-purpose flour

1 tsp dried basil

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper


3 1/2 lb boiler-fryer chicken, cut up

4 dried mushrooms

1/4 c. sun-dried tomatoes, chopped

1 small onion, chopped


2 TB red wine

8 oz canned tomato sauce (plain)

1 TB lemon peel, freshly grated


Optional Topping

Parmesan cheese

Fresh parsley, chopped


Rinse the chicken, and pat it dry with paper towels.
Combine coating ingredients (paprika, flour, basil, salt, and pepper).
Coat the chicken pieces with this mixture; set aside.

Rinse mushrooms, and break them into small pieces. Remove and discard stems.

Place mushrooms, tomatoes, and onions in a slow-cooker.
Place the chicken in the pot on top of these items.

Combine the sauce ingredients (wine, tomato sauce, and lemon peel).
Pour the sauce over the chicken.

Cook on low 5-6 hours until chicken is tender.

Serve over pasta.

If desired, top with Parmesan and freshly chopped parsley.