Slow cooker chicken soup

Slow cooker chicken soup

Slow cooker chicken soup

A gorgeous yellow elixir of chicken goodness with all the healing powers that chicken soup can possess. This super-easy chicken soup is a set-and-forget recipe. You can feed a hungry crowd by just adding more water to the pot.

serves: 8
prep: 0:20

cook 8:00


  • 4 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 4 carrots, peeled and sliced

  • 2 brown onions, diced

  • 4 sticks of celery, sliced

  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 pkt French onion soup

  • 2L chicken stock

  • 6 chicken thighs whole, trimmed of all fat

  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped



  • 1. Place all the vegetables into the pot in order of list.


  • 2. Mix French onion soup into the chicken stock and pour over vegetables.


  • 3. Push chicken thighs under liquid and cook for a minimum of 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low setting.


  • 4. Remove chicken from pot and using 2 forks shred the chicken thighs. Return chicken to pot and stir in the flat-leaf parsley.

how to

How to make slow cooker chicken soup

A gorgeous yellow elixir of chicken goodness with all the healing powers that chicken soup can possess.


  • Placing the hard vegetables on the bottom of the pot makes sure they all cook properly.
  • Mixing the French onion soup into the stock ensures that the flavour is distributed evenly.
  • I used powdered stock to make this recipe to keep it a budget meal. It still packed a punch in the flavour stakes.
  • Serve it with crusty bread and stir a generous handful of chopped parsley through it before serving.
  • Chicken soup is a known elixir to ease the symptoms of colds and flu. This soup is just the thing to make when your family has been struck down with the bug.
  • For another healing chicken soup, try making simple chicken soup and homemade chicken soup for your family.
  • If you don’t own a slow cooker, or just don’t want to wait eight hours for your soup to cook, Katie’s chicken soup is so quick to make. It uses a barbecue chicken and you can get it on the table in under 20 minutes.
  • If you prefer a creamier soup, try this lovely cream of chicken one which is chicken and veggies swimming in a cloudy evaporated milk sauce.
  • For a Thai twist on chicken soup, this recipe combines the flavours of lemongrass, ginger and kaffir lime leaves with green curry.
  • If you want to make your own stock from scratch, this wonderful recipe for chicken soup will show you how.
  • For a kid-friendly chicken soup they’ll slurp up, you can’t beat Mexican chicken soup, just leave out the chilli!
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, Australia’s best recipe finder.