Slow Cooker Saucy Chicken with Rice

Slow Cooker Saucy Chicken with Rice

Original Recipe Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup rice, 1 drumstick, 1 thigh, and about 1/2 cup sauce)

 

Ingredients:

  • 6 skinned chicken thighs (about 2 pounds)
  • 6 skinned chicken drumsticks (about 1 3/4 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can stewed tomatoes, undrained and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free lemon-herb seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice

Directions:

  1. Trim fat from chicken. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add half of chicken; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until browned, turning occasionally. Place chicken in a 5-quart electric slow cooker. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken.
  2. Add onion and garlic to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Add wine, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add tomatoes; remove from heat. Stir in Italian seasoning and next 4 ingredients (through red pepper). Pour tomato mixture over chicken in slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 hours. Serve chicken and tomato sauce over rice.

 

Nutrition Information per Serving: Calories: 405, Fat: 9g, Carbs 28.3g, Fiber 1.7g, Protein 47.1g, Cholesterol 173mg, Sodium 487mg

 

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