Lower-Carb Apricot Chicken

Makes:
8 servings
Prep:
25 mins
Cook:
8 hrs to 9 hrs Low or High 4 to 4-1/2 hours
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Lower-Carb Apricot Chicken

Ingredients
2 1/2
pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs
1
tablespoon cooking oil
2
cups frozen small whole onions, thawed
4
medium carrots, bias-sliced 1/2-inch thick
 
Salt
 
Black pepper
1/2
cup chicken broth
1/3
cup low-sugar apricot spread
2
tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca, ground if desired
1
tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
1/8
teaspoon ground allspice
 
Hot cooked brown rice (optional)

Directions

  1. In a very large skillet brown chicken, half at a time, in hot oil. (Add more oil, if necessary.) Set aside.
  2. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine onions and carrots. Top with chicken. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a small bowl stir together broth, apricot spread, tapioca, mustard, and allspice. Pour over chicken and vegetables in cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 9 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 4-1/2 hours. Serve chicken and vegetables with some of the cooking juices. If desired, serve with hot cooked rice. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Lower-Carb Apricot Chicken)
    Per serving:
  • 247 kcal cal.,
  • 8 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 113 mg chol.,
  • 234 mg sodium,
  • 13 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 29 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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