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Slow-Cooker Balsamic Chicken

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 20 mins
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 cups baby red potatoes, halved or quartered if large
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup honey optional
  • 2 tablespoons grainy Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish

Instructions
 

  • In a large slow cooker, add Brussels sprouts and potatoes in an even layer and place chicken on top.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, chicken broth, honey, mustard, dried thyme, rosemary, and oregano, and crushed red pepper flakes. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Pour marinade over chicken and vegetables. Scatter all over with garlic.
  • Cover and cook on high until chicken is fall-apart tender, 4 1/2 to 5 hours.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve with the juices.

Notes

A common recipe ingredient for protein-rich healthy crock pot meals is lean meat like skinless, boneless chicken or ground turkey. Vary your herbs and and spices for totally new flavor combinations!
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