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Slow-Cooker Lime Garlic Chicken with Rice

Slow-Cooker Lime Garlic Chicken with Rice
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6
Tangy lime juice balances the bold flavor of garlic in a mouthwatering chicken and rice dinner.
Updated May 5, 2010
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

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.

  • 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 Facts

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