Slow Cooker Recipes | Chicken in Red Wine

A delicious and comforting slow cooker recipe made with chicken, chorizo and bacon in a lovely red wine sauce.



  • t tbsp olive oil
  • 1 diced red onion
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic / 1 chopped clove
  • 250g chopped mushrooms
  • 5 sliced bacon medallions
  • Handful chopped chorizo
  • 500g chicken skinless and boneless chicken thighs
  • 3 tbsp red pesto
  • 1 chopped carrot
  • 1/2 bottle red wine
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • Handful fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan
  2. Add the onions and saute until softened
  3. Add the garlic and stir
  4. Add the mushrooms and stir through until softened
  5. Add the bacon and chorizo and stir
  6. Pop the mix into the slow cooker
  7. Pop the chicken thighs in the saucepan to seal in moisture by browning off the outsides then add them to the slow cooker
  8. Add the pesto and the chopped carrot and stir through
  9. Pour in the red wine
  10. Add the herbs, salt and pepper and Worcestershire sauce
  11. Leave in the slow cooker on auto to cook for a few hours

Serve with veggies of your choice and enjoy!

With love, Tash ❀ x

3 Comments Add yours

    1. It’s really yummy πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

      Liked by 1 person

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