Moroccan Chicken

Enjoy this slow cooked chicken dinner flavored with pineapple, olives and herbs. Perfect if you love Middle Eastern cuisine.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 5 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
chicken drumsticks (about 1 1/2 pounds), skin removed
1
can (8 ounces) pineapple tidbits or chunks in juice, undrained
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
3/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground turmeric
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon cold water
1/4
cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Place chicken in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Mix pineapple, onion, garlic, lemon juice, salt, marjoram, red pepper and turmeric; pour over chicken.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Remove chicken from cooker, using slotted spoon; place in serving dish. Cover to keep warm.
  • 3 Remove fat from sauce. Mix cornstarch and water; stir into sauce.
  • 4 Cover and cook on high heat setting about 15 minutes or until thickened. Stir in olives.
  • 5 Pour sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    55),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    960mg
    960%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    16%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit; 4 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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