Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Marbella

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 9 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8
Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Marbella

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • 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!

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
29%
Sodium
640mg
27%
Potassium
500mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
12g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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