Recipes and Cooking Cranberry-Chipotle Chicken Be the first to rate & review! Double this slow cooker chicken recipe on the days right after Thanksgiving when you still need to feed a crowd (and have leftover cranberry sauce handy). By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 1, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 25 mins Slow Cook Time: 5 hrs Total Time: 5 hrs 25 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 ½ - 3 pound bone-in chicken thighs and/or drumsticks, skinned Salt Ground black pepper 1 ¾ cup leftover cranberry sauce or one 14-ounce can whole cranberry sauce 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, drained 2 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca, crushed 2 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon chopped canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 2 cup hot cooked rice Sliced green onions Directions Sprinkle chicken generously with salt and black pepper. Place chicken in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. In a blender or food processor combine cranberry sauce, tomatoes, tapioca, lime juice, brown sugar, chipotle pepper, and mustard. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Pour tomato mixture over chicken. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Serve chicken and sauce over rice. Sprinkle with green onions. For easy cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 518 Calories 7g Fat 71g Carbs 36g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 518 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 162mg 54% Sodium 827mg 36% Total Carbohydrate 71g 26% Total Sugars 38g Protein 36g Vitamin C 21.1mg 106% Calcium 75mg 6% Iron 3mg 17% Potassium 723mg 15% Folate, total 76.4mcg Vitamin B-12 1.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.9mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.