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Glazed Peach Chicken

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Glazed Peach Chicken
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6
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Looking for a tangy slow cooked dinner? Then check out this hearty chicken and veggie dinner flavored by peach preserves.

Ingredients

6
boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 2 pounds)
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
jalapeño chilies, seeded and chopped
2
medium dark orange sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (4 cups)
1 1/2
cups frozen small whole onions (from 1-pound bag)
2
tablespoons water
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup peach preserves
1 1/2
cups frozen snap pea pods (from 1-pound bag), thawed

Directions

  • 1 Place chicken in 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Top with garlic, chilies, sweet potatoes and onions.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 7 to 8 hours or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  • 3 Remove chicken, sweet potatoes and onions from slow cooker, using slotted spoon; place on serving platter. Cover to keep warm.
  • 4 Mix water, cornstarch and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Pour juices from slow cooker into 2-quart saucepan. Stir preserves and cornstarch mixture into juices. Heat to boiling; boil and stir about 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in pea pods. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer or until pea pods are tender. Serve sauce over chicken and vegetables.
Tips  

For spicier chicken, add another jalapeño chili.

Sweet potatoes with deep orange flesh are sweeter and moister than pale yellow sweet potatoes. Use orange sweet potatoes for this recipe.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
110
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
(
Saturated Fat
4g
)
Cholesterol
95mg
Sodium
300mg
Total Carbohydrate
46g
(
Dietary Fiber
4g
)
Protein
34g
Daily Value*:
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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