Glazed Peach Chicken

Glazed Peach Chicken

Looking for a tangy slow cooked dinner? Then check out this hearty chicken and veggie dinner flavored by peach preserves.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

8:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

6
boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 2 pounds)
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
jalapeño chilies, seeded and chopped
2
medium dark orange sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (4 cups)
1 1/2
cups frozen small whole onions (from 1-pound bag)
2
tablespoons water
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup peach preserves
1 1/2
cups frozen snap pea pods (from 1-pound bag), thawed
  1. Place chicken in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Top with garlic, chilies, sweet potatoes and onions.
  2. Cover and cook on low heat setting 7 to 8 hours or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  3. Remove chicken, sweet potatoes and onions from slow cooker, using slotted spoon; place on serving platter. Cover to keep warm.
  4. Mix water, cornstarch and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Pour juices from slow cooker into 2-quart saucepan. Stir preserves and cornstarch mixture into juices. Heat to boiling; boil and stir about 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in pea pods. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer or until pea pods are tender. Serve sauce over chicken and vegetables.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
For spicier chicken, add another jalapeño chili.
Did You Know?
Sweet potatoes with deep orange flesh are sweeter and moister than pale yellow sweet potatoes. Use orange sweet potatoes for this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 46g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.