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Glazed Peach Chicken

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 8 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6

Looking for a tangy slow cooked dinner? Then check out this hearty chicken and veggie dinner flavored by peach preserves. MORE + LESS -

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert 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 Facts

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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