Slow cooker creamy sun-dried tomato chicken has the bold flavor of sun-dried tomato, mixed with basil and parsley, and is finished off with a creamy sauce.
Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Chicken
The creamy sun-dried tomato chicken only takes about 5 minutes to prep and all the cooking is done by the slow cooker! I just love the convenience of slow cooker meals. No need to stand over a stove and you will only one dirty dish!
About Sun-dried Tomatoes
Sun-dried tomatoes have a tart, sweet flavor and can add a punch of flavor to a dish. They are tomatoes that have been dehydrated by leaving them in the sun for a few days.
You can make your own sun-dried tomatoes by dehydrating tomatoes. This is a great way to use up any leftover tomatoes you might have. But, if you are anything like me and do not want to put forth the time and effort, you can easily buy them at the store!
Store-bought sun-dried tomatoes come in 2 forms: packed in oil, and dry packed. If you use the dry-packed variety, soak them in liquid before using them. The sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil are ready to use right out of the jar. You can buy them whole or julienned. The oil in the jar can also be used to add some flavor.
How to Make Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Chicken
- 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 teaspoon basil
- 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 cup heavy cream
To begin prepping the creamy sun-dried tomato chicken, add the chicken, basil, parsley, and salt and pepper to a large zipper bag. Do you have trouble knowing how much salt and pepper to add when cooking? Be sure to check out this article about seasoning food!
Secondly, the best part of the creamy sun-dried tomato chicken, add the sun-dried tomatoes. Lastly, zip the bag and squish around to incorporate all of the seasonings.
On cooking day, add the chicken broth, along with the contents of the bag to the slow cooker. Cook on low for 4-6 hours.
To finish off the recipe, add heavy cream during the last 15 minutes of cook time.
Creamy sun-dried tomato chicken is not only full of flavor, but it makes the perfect meal for a busy weeknight! Print the recipe below! Make dinner easy by using the 5 Dinners 1 Hour meal plans and having dinner prepped and ready to go!