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Slow-Cooker Lime Garlic Chicken with Rice

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 10 hr 10 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Tangy lime juice balances the bold flavor of garlic in a mouthwatering chicken and rice dinner.

Ingredients

1
package (1 pound 4 ounces) bone-in skinless chicken thighs
1/4
cup fresh lime juice (2 limes)
1 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
cup uncooked instant rice
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Place chicken in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker.Add remaining ingredients except rice and parsley.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. During last 15 minutes of cooking, stir in rice.
  • 3 Remove chicken from cooker. Place cooked rice on each serving plate. Top with chicken. Spoon any remaining juices over chicken. Garnish with parsley.
  • 1 Place chicken in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker.Add remaining ingredients except rice and parsley.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours. During last 15 minutes of cooking, stir in rice.
  • 3 Remove chicken from cooker. Place cooked rice on each serving plate. Top with chicken. Spoon any remaining juices over chicken. Garnish with parsley.

Expert Tips

Bone-in chicken works best in slow cookers. The bones help keep the chicken in one piece during the long cooking time.

Serve with a tossed green salad or steamed fresh vegetables.

Serve with fanned lime slices.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
215
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
320mg
320%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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