• 25g butter
  • 2 chicken pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 bacon rasher, rinded and chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery stick, chopped
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 225 ml chicken stock
  • 1tbsp / 15ml tomato puree
  • 1 bouquet garni sachet
  • 115g mixed frozen sweetcorn and pepper


  • STEP 1
    Preheat the slow cooker on high.
  • STEP 2
    Heat the butter in a frying pan, and brown the chicken on all sides. Transfer to the slow cooker.
  • STEP 3
    Add the onions, garlic, bacon, carrots and celery to the pan and fry for 4 minutes.
  • STEP 4
    Stir in the flour, then gradually stir in the stock, tomato puree, bouquet garni and seasoning, and bring to the boil - stirring continuously. Pour over the chicken.
  • STEP 5
    Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • STEP 6
    About 30 minutes before serving, stir in the sweetcorn and peppers.
  • STEP 7
    Discard the bouquet garni, and season to taste.

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