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Friday, April 27, 2012

Recipe for Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken


Recipe for Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken #crockpot #chicken #slowcooker

Makes 3-4 servings

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into chunks
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp garlic salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
1 Tbsp canola oil
1/4 cup freshly squeeze lemon juice
2 Tbsp honey
1/4 tsp Shirley J chicken bouillon or 1/2 tsp regular chicken bouillon granules
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp quick-cooking tapioca

1.  Place flour, garlic salt, pepper and paprika in a tupperware container.  Place chicken on top of flour.  Cover with a lid and shake and shake until the chicken is well coated with the flour.


2.  Heat oil in a pan and when it starts smoking add the chicken in and quickly brown for about 2 minutes on each side.  Add the chicken to the slow cooker.
3.  In a bowl, whisk the lemon juice, honey, bouillon, soy sauce, mustard and tapioca together until smooth.  Pour over the top of the chicken.
4.  Cover slow cooker and cook on LOW for 3-5 hours.  Serve chicken over rice or pasta or however you prefer.

Review:
I made this because I thought it would work well with the zucchini linguine.  I didn't really like it with the pasta...the flavors seemed to clash.  But I did like it plain.  Next time I would serve it on rice.  My husband tried it and said that it tasted "restaurant quality."  I'm not sure I liked it as much as the cashew chicken but it was pretty good.  3 1/2 stars.

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4 comments:

  1. It looks like you added diced tomatoes and avocado with the chicken and served over pasta. If you served it over rice would you add the tomato/avocado combination? Or maybe add something else? Steamed broccoli?

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  2. Alexandra, I would serve it over a seasoned rice...it's kind of like an Asian dish. So yeah, with broccoli would be awesome.

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  3. We have to try this!

    We'd love to see this at our Beautify it Monday link party open now!

    -Four Sisters
    Bringingbeauty.blogspot.com

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  4. Slow cooker recipes are popular at our house!! Looks delicious! Thanks for being a part of our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Hope to see you again real soon!! -The Sisters

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