Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken with Artichokes


Twelve cloves of garlic may sound like a lot, but the garlic mellows as it slowly cooks, enveloping the chicken in a delightful flavor.

Garlic Chicken with Artichokes
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
20 mins
Slow Cook Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 20 mins


  • 2 medium red sweet peppers, cut into 1-inch-wide strips

  • 2 medium onions, cut in wedges

  • 12 cloves garlic, peeled

  • 1 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca

  • 2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup chicken broth

  • 3 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs

  • 1 8-9 ounce package frozen artichoke hearts

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 4 cup hot cooked brown rice


  1. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine sweet peppers, onions, garlic, tapioca, rosemary, lemon peel, and black pepper. Pour broth over mixture in cooker. Add chicken.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 hours. If using low-heat setting, turn cooker to high-heat setting. Stir in frozen artichoke hearts and lemon juice. Cover and cook 30 to 60 minutes more. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

358 Calories
8g Fat
32g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 358
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 141mg 47%
Sodium 233mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 37.8mg 189%
Calcium 60.6mg 5%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 560mg 12%
Folate, total 36.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg
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.

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