Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff

Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff

Here is an easy but satisfying dish that is in the category "set it and forget it." A great comfort food that cooks while you can go about your busy day because it is done in a slow cooker. The boneless chicken thighs, mushrooms, onions and garlic form the perfect base for a delicious main that can be served over egg noodles, fettuccine, mashed potatoes or rice. So the next time you want a no fuss but a fantastic meal to serve the family or friends try this easy dish.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
slow cooking time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 26 minutes
Course dinner
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 517 kcal


  • 4-6 quart slow cooker
  • large non-stick frying pan or heavy bottomed pot


  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 small onions 2 cups in total medium diced
  • 4 cups mushrooms stems removed and sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • ¾ cup white wine you can omit this if you don't have it on hand
  • 2 tablespoons grainy mustard
  • 2 teaspoons paprika sweet not smoked
  • 1 cup sour cream full fat
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Additional optional ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons parsley chopped
  • 1 medium lemon cut into wedges, for a squeeze of lemon


  • Put the chicken thighs in the slow cooker.
  • In a non-stick frying pan or heavy bottomed pot melt the butter and add the onions and mushrooms. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add the minced garlic and sauté for one additional minute.
  • Transfer the onions, mushrooms and garlic to the slow cooker. Add some broth to the pan and scrape up any bits, then add this to the slow cooker as well.
  • Add the rest of the chicken broth, wine (if using), mustard, paprika and salt and pepper. (You will add the sour cream in the last 20 minutes of cooking.)
  • Cook on low for 4 hours. Mix in a cup of the cooking liquid into ¼ cup of flour and whisk to combine. Add to the slow cooker and stir to combine. Continue cooking for up to another 2 hours.
  • Add the sour cream near the end of the cooking time and cook for an additional 20 minutes.
  • Serve over buttered egg noodles, fettuccine, mashed potatoes or rice.
  • For extra flavour, add a sprinkling of chopped fresh parsley and/or a squeeze of lemon.


Calories: 517kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 50gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 258mgSodium: 563mgPotassium: 1208mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 583IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 83mgIron: 3mg
Keyword chicken thighs, easy, mushroom, slow cooker, stroganoff
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