Slow-cooked Chicken
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size¼ of recipeCalories237Total Fat5 gSaturated Fat1.5 gSodium457 mgTotal Carbohydrate8 gDietary Fiber1.5 gProtein38 g
Servings and Times
Servings4
Freeze or save leftovers for lunch.

Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresWhole chicken (about 3 ½ pounds)1Onion, diced½Carrots, peeled and diced2Celery stalks, diced2Garlic cloves, chopped2Cornstarch4 teaspoonsWater2 teaspoonsSalt½ teaspoonFreshly ground pepper to taste
  • Directions
  • Place chicken in the bottom of a slow cooker. Sprinkle with onion, carrots, celery, and garlic. Cook on high for 6 hours.
  • Remove chicken from cooker, transfer juices to a heat-proof container, and skim fat off of juices.
  • In a small saucepan, whisk together cornstarch and water. Then whisk in juices to saucepan and put it over medium-high heat. Bring the sauce to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 5 minutes, until thickened.
  • Remove the skin and bones from the chicken and serve it topped with the sauce.



  • Exchanges
    2 vegetables; 2 lean meats; 1 medium-fat meat




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