Crock Pot Chicken A La Criolla Recipe

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Crock Pot Chicken a La Criolla

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This wonderful Spanish chicken dish that's very easy to make, and it tastes wonderful. It's great with plain white rice (though I have served it with Spanish Rice, too).

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
5
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

2 lb
boneless skinless chicken (thighs or breasts), about 10 pieces
1 small
onion, diced
1 clove
garlic, crushed
1
bell pepper, chopped (green, red, yellow or orange)
4 large
plum tomatoes
2 Tbsp
alcaparrado or pitted spanish olives
1/2 c
water
8 oz
tomato sauce
1/4 tsp
dried oregano leaves
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
salt
1-2
bay leaves
1/4 c
cilantro, chopped
5 sprig(s)
fresh cilantro, for garnish

Step-By-Step

1Place chicken, onion, garlic, pepper, and tomatoes in the crock pot. Season with oregano, cumin and salt. Mix well, so everything is well seasoned.
2Add the tomato sauce and olives, about 1 tablespoon of the olive brine, water, bay leaf, and chopped cilantro. Mix well, and set crock pot to High for 4 hours or on Low for 6 hours.
3When done, taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
4Garnish each serving with fresh cilantro.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Spanish
Hashtags: #creole, #Mediterranean