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Slow-Cooker Garlic Chicken

slow-cooker garlic chicken Entree
Slow-Cooker Garlic Chicken
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 55 min
  • Servings 4

Slow-cooked chicken, browned and crispy, makes a comforting meal. MORE+ LESS-

Updated May 21, 2015

Ingredients

1
large onion, halved, cut into thin slices
1
tablespoon chopped garlic
1 1/2
teaspoons dried thyme leaves
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
cut-up whole chicken (3 1/2 to 4 lb)

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place onion and garlic in slow cooker.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix thyme, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Rub each piece of chicken with herb mixture. Arrange chicken pieces over onion, in single layer if possible.
  • 3
    Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 hours 30 minutes (or Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours) or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest pieces are cut to bone (at least 165°F).
  • 4
    Set oven control to broil. Line broiler pan or cookie sheet with foil. Using slotted spoon, remove chicken from slow cooker and place, skin side up, on pan. Broil with tops 6 inches from heat 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown.

Expert Tips

  • For a quick side dish, buy a box of couscous mix. Try one of the many different flavors available.
  • Use Italian seasoning in place of the thyme, basil and oregano.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
36%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
150mg
51%
Sodium
730mg
31%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
48g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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