Slow-Cooker Saucy Orange-Barbecued Chicken

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 7 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
Slow-Cooker Saucy Orange-Barbecued Chicken

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
packages (1.5 lb each) bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed

Sauce

3/4
cup chili sauce
1/3
cup orange marmalade
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on both sides (cook a few pieces at a time if all don’t fit in skillet).
  • 2
    Place chicken in slow cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours or until chicken is tender. About 30 minutes before serving, in 1-quart saucepan, heat sauce ingredients over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  • 3
    Drain excess liquid from slow cooker. Pour sauce over chicken; cook 10 to 15 minutes longer.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Serve this saucy entrée with French fries, using any extra sauce on your plate as a dip.
  • Substitute your favorite preserves, such as plum or even raspberry, for the orange marmalade.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
690
Calories from Fat
280
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
47%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
210mg
70%
Sodium
990mg
41%
Potassium
950mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
22g
Protein
72g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 10 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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