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Slow Cooker Apple Balsamic Chicken

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: balsamic chicken, slow cooker chicken recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 594 kcal

Slow Cooker Apple Balsamic Chicken is big on flavor and a bonafide crowd pleaser. Serve with buttered rice or noodles for a simple and delicious meal. 

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Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 cup apple jelly
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Cooked rice or egg noodles for serving
  • Fresh parsley coarsely chopped

Instructions

  1. In your slow cooker, whisk together apple juice through ground black pepper. Add chicken breasts, turning once to coat.
  2. Set slow cooker to high for 4 hours.
  3. At four hours, skim any fats from the top of the mixture.
  4. Melt butter in a small bowl, whisking in cornstarch. Stir into slow cooker mixture to thicken the sauce. Continue cooking on low for 30 minutes.
  5. Serve hot over rice or egg noodles. Garnish with parsley, if desired.
  6. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Apple Balsamic Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 594 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 159mg53%
Sodium 876mg38%
Potassium 959mg27%
Carbohydrates 69g23%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 46g51%
Protein 48g96%
Vitamin A 365IU7%
Vitamin C 10.5mg13%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.