Healthier Baked Slow Cooker Chicken

Healthier Baked Slow Cooker Chicken

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"Carrots, onions and parsley are healthy, flavorful additions to this slow cooker chicken recipe. And the additions make it a complete meal for busy people who need their slow cooker to work its mealtime magic while they're away!"

Ingredients

10 h 25 m servings 216 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 216 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 74 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Wad three pieces of aluminum foil into 3- to 4-inch balls, and place them in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Rinse the chicken, inside and out, under cold running water. Pat dry with paper towels. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika. Place chicken in the slow cooker on top of the crumbled aluminum foil.
  3. Set the slow cooker to High for 1 hour, then turn down to Low for 4 to 5 hours. Add the vegetables and cook until the chicken is no longer pink and the juices run clear, about another 4 to 5 hours. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Baked Slow Cooker Chicken.
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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I found this recipe rather blah. Rather than using the foil, I added thickly sliced onions and rest the chicken on these pieces. Then, seasoned it with garlic pieces and fresh tarragan in the ca...

I like the idea of elevating the chicken using the foil balls, adding carrots and onions, and using the slow cooker to make the evening meal easier. BUT I really prefer the spice mixture of Roas...

This chicken was so moist and tender, melt in your mouth tender. However, I didn't like the idea of cooking my chicken along with aluminum that's why I only gave it 4 stars. I put the whole se...

I injected my chicken with a butter sauce and used a creole seasoning. It's soooo juicy! My family loves it!