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Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Marbella

Feel like you're visiting the coast of Spain when you taste this fantastic dish. Simply marinate chicken thighs, place in the slow cooker and later serve alongside couscous.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/3
cup white wine or chicken broth
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 1/2
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
2
dried bay leaves
1/2
cup pimiento-stuffed green olives
1/2
cup pitted bite-size prunes (from 12-oz package)
1/2
cup roasted red bell peppers (from 7-oz jar), drained, coarsely chopped
2
tablespoons capers, drained
1
box (10 oz) couscous
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 In large bowl, mix brown sugar, oregano, salt, pepper, garlic, wine and vinegar. Add chicken; turn to coat well. Add bay leaves. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight to marinate.
  • 2 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place chicken and marinade mixture.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours.
  • 4 Stir olives, prunes, roasted peppers and capers into chicken mixture in slow cooker. Cover; cook about 15 minutes longer or until hot. Meanwhile, cook couscous as directed on package.
  • 5 Transfer chicken with juices to large serving bowl or deep platter; remove bay leaves. Sprinkle parsley over chicken mixture. Serve with couscous.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

You can skip the marinating step if you’re short on time. Just mix all the ingredients from step 1 right in your slow cooker. The flavor will be a bit milder, but it’s still delicious!

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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