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Slow-Cooker Lime Garlic Chicken with Rice

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Slow-Cooker Lime Garlic Chicken with Rice
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6
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Think light! Delicate citrus chicken and rice is light on fat and high on flavor.
Updated Oct 28, 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 package (1 pound 4 ounces) bone-in skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (2 limes)
  • 1 1/2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Place chicken in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients except rice and parsley.
  • 2
    Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. During last 15 minutes of cooking, stir in rice.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from cooker. Place cooked rice on each serving plate. Top with chicken. Spoon any remaining juices over chicken. Garnish with parsley.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Bone-in chicken works best in slow cookers. The bones help keep the chicken in one piece during the long cooking time.
  • tip 2
    Serve with a tossed green salad or steamed fresh vegetables.
  • tip 3
    Garnish with fanned lime slices.

Nutrition

215 Calories, 9 g Total Fat, 16 g Protein, 17 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
215
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
Cholesterol
50 mg
Sodium
320 mg
Potassium
220 mg
Total Carbohydrate
17 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
16 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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