Roast chicken with mushrooms and gravy

Roast chicken with mushrooms and gravy

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October 12, 2014

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yields: 4-6


1 whole chicken

approx 350g button mushrooms

1 leek, chopped

2 eschallots, chopped

2 spring onions/scallions, chopped

2-3 green garlic or 2-3 cloves garlic, chopped

few leaves of basil, thyme and oregano

1 red onion, cut into wedges (eighths)

1-2 tblspns cornflour


1Place whole mushrooms (about 12-15) on bottom of bowl.

2Sprinkle chopped leek, shallots, spring onions, finely chopped green garlic, few leaves of basil, thyme and oregano over mushrooms.

3Sit chicken on top with wedges of red onion around the side of chicken, left over mushrooms on top.

4Cook for 6-7hrs on low or 4.5-5.5 hrs on high (5.5L Sunbeam slow cooker)

5Gravy made from the juices after removing the chicken and mushrooms

6When chicken is cooked remove the chicken and mushrooms from bowl, cover.

7Mix some of the juices with the cornflour then stir through what remains in slow cooker bowl, leave thicken while you serve chicken and any accompaniments.

Submitted by Felicity Barnett


1 Review


July 6, 2016

This is just divine! Loved it – and have 9i

This is my go-to roast chicken. Just divine – and so tender and moist. Yum yum!

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