Slow-Cooker Twenty-Garlic Chicken Dinner

Spend 15 minutes in the morning, and this classic dish is ready at dinnertime.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
teaspoon olive oil
3
to 3 1/2 lb cut-up frying chicken
1
large onion, sliced
1
medium bulb garlic (about 20 cloves)

  • 1 In small bowl, mix salt, paprika, pepper and oil to form paste; spread evenly over each piece of chicken.
  • 2 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, place onion slices. Arrange chicken over onion. Separate garlic into cloves; do not peel cloves. Place garlic cloves around chicken.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4 With slotted spoon, remove chicken, onion and garlic from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Squeeze garlic cloves to use cooked garlic on mashed potatoes, vegetables or bread.

Expert Tips

This sounds like a lot of garlic, but the garlic flavor dissipates during the long cooking. Plan to serve the cooked garlic with another part of the meal. It is delicious on bread or mashed potatoes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
480mg
480%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.