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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. MORE+ LESS-

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 stock or broth (from 32-oz carton)
3
tablespoons cornstarch
1/2
cup heavy whipping cream
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Steps

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  • 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 stock 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.

Expert Tips

For more lemon flavor, substitute lemon pepper for the ground pepper in this recipe.

Serve with a cooked rice blend or egg noodles.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
33%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
260mg
86%
Sodium
730mg
31%
Potassium
440mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
48g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 6 1/2 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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