Hours of gentle cooking make chicken leg quarters fall-apart tender.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Kelsey Hansen

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hands-on:
10 mins
total:
3 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pat the chicken pieces dry. In a small bowl mix together thyme, garlic, 1 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. black pepper. Rub mixture all over the chicken pieces.

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  • Coat the inside of a 6- to 7-qt. slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Place chicken pieces skin side up in an even layer in slow cooker. Cover; cook on high 3 to 3 1/2 hours or low 6 to 7 hours.

  • Serve chicken immediately or cool slightly, then refrigerate until completely cool. Cover and store in the refrigerator up to 4 days. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts

405 calories; fat 16g; cholesterol 189mg; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 4g; protein 62g; vitamin a 141.9IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.4mg; niacin equivalents 19.5mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 13.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.7mcg; sodium 463mg; potassium 522mg; calcium 35mg; iron 2.7mg.
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