Looking for a great slow-cooker recipe for chicken thighs and legs? This is it—served with white rice and a spicy chipotle kick.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 10 servings
1 Tbsp. oil
2-1/2 lb. mixed boneless skinless chicken thigh s and legs
1 pkt. SHAKE 'N BAKE BBQ Glaze Seasoned Coating Mix
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
1 large onion, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp. chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
4 cups instant white rice, uncooked
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Let's Make It
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook until each piece is evenly browned on both sides, turning once. Transfer chicken to slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray.
Sprinkle with seasoning mix, garlic powder and cumin. Add onions and peppers; cover with lid. Cook on HIGH 5 hours or until chicken is done (165°F).
Transfer chicken to platter. Carefully ladle liquid from slow cooker into 1-qt. glass measuring cup. Add enough boiling water to reserved liquid to measure 1 qt. (4 cups). Return liquid to slow cooker. Add rice; stir. Cover; let stand 5 min. Fluff rice with fork. Serve with chicken.
Adding rice to the slow cooker liquid makes a flavorful addition to this easy-to-make dish.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 38g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.