Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Marbella

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.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

9:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

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
  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.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 430
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 640mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.