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Slow Cooker Country Captain Chicken with Rice

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
50 min
20 min
30 min
The traditional version of this Southern curried classic calls for butter and oil. Our update uses boneless, skinless chicken, slow-cooked.


Dried shiitake mushroom(s)

2 cup(s), sliced

Uncooked onion(s)

1 cup(s), chopped

Uncooked celery

½ cup(s), chopped

Garlic clove(s)

1 clove(s), medium, minced

Uncooked boneless skinless chicken thigh(s)

1 pound(s), trimmed of all fat and cut into bite-size pieces

All-purpose flour

1 Tbsp

Fat free chicken broth

¼ cup(s)

Curry powder

1½ tsp

Table salt

1 tsp

Black pepper

¼ pinch

Smoked paprika

¼ tsp

Canned crushed tomatoes

3 cup(s)

Golden seedless raisins

¼ Tbsp

Long grain cooked brown rice

2 cup(s)


  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Add mushrooms, onion, celery and garlic and sauté until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Place vegetables in slow cooker; add chicken.
  2. In a cup, stir together flour and chicken broth until smooth. Add to slow cooker. Add curry powder, salt, pepper, paprika, crushed tomatoes and raisins, and stir in.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours. To serve, spoon 1/2 cup rice onto each of 4 plates. Top each with chicken and sauce and serve. Yields 2 1/2 cups chicken mixture and 1/2 cup rice per serving.