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Skinny Spicy Ginger Chicken

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 6 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

93% less sat fat • 44% fewer calories than the original recipe. Hungry? Now you can fill up on fresh, tasty chicken without filling out. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

12
chicken drumsticks and/or thighs (2.5 to 3 pounds total), skinned
2
14.5-ounce cans No-Salt-Added Diced Tomatoes
2
tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
1
tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1
tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro or parsley
4
cloves garlic, minced
2
teaspoons packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper
3
cups hot cooked whole grain couscous
2
tablespoons snipped fresh parsley

Steps

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  • 1
    Place chicken pieces in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2
    Drain tomatoes, reserving juice from one can. For sauce, in a medium bowl combine tomatoes and the reserved juice, the tapioca, ginger, cilantro, garlic, brown sugar, salt, and crushed red pepper. Pour sauce over chicken.
  • 3
    Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Skim fat from sauce. Serve chicken and sauce with hot cooked couscous in shallow bowls. Sprinkle with parsley.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
100mg
34%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Potassium
290mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
2g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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