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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 -

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
550
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
260mg
87%
Sodium
840mg
35%
Potassium
760mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
85g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 12 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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