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Slow-Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken

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Slow-Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 4 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
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The rich creamy lemon sauce makes this slow-cooker chicken.
Updated Oct 18, 2017

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 2 lb)
  • Juice and grated peel from 1 large lemon (about 1/4 cup juice and 1 teaspoon peel)
  • 3 teaspoons finely chopped garlic (from 8-oz jar)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken thighs in slow cooker; sprinkle with grated lemon peel, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper. Pour chicken broth over chicken.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from slow cooker; place on plate, and cover to keep warm. In small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, the cornstarch, lemon juice and cream until well blended. Stir into liquid in cooker. Cover; cook on High heat setting 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened. Serve chicken with sauce. Garnish with chopped parsley.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For more lemon flavor, substitute lemon pepper for the ground pepper in this recipe.
  • tip 2
    Serve with a cooked rice blend or egg noodles.

Nutrition Information

420 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 48g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
250mg
84%
Sodium
730mg
30%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
48g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 7 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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