Slow Cooker Cuban Chicken Recipe

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Slow Cooker Cuban Chicken

teri g

By
@teri55

Recipe is from William Sonoma,Food Made Fast Slow Cooker Cookbook.
very tasty over white or brown rice .


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Serves:

6 to 8

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

4 lb
chicken pieces
3 Tbsp
olive oil
8 clove
garlic
3/4 c
orange juice, unsweetened
3/4 c
lime juice
1
bay leaf
1
yellow onion (thinly sliced)

Directions Step-By-Step

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1.a large frying pan over medium-high heat, warm the oil. Add the chicken pieces in batches if necessary, skin side down and cook until golden brown on the bottom about 7 minutes. Turn the chicken and cook second side until lightly browned about 3 minutes. Transfer all browned chicken to slow cooker.
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2. Pour off all but about 1 tablespoon fat from the frying pan and return the pan to medium-high heat. Add the onions and saute until just barely golden brown. Add garlic to the onions and saute for a couple more minutes until the onions are golden and the garlic is fragrant.
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3. Pour in orange and lime juices. Raise the heat to high, bring to a boil, and deglaze the pan, stirring to scrape up the browned bits on the pan bottom. Pour the contents of the pan over the chicken.
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4. Add the bay leaf and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon salt. Cover and cook on high heat setting for 2 1/2 hours or low heat setting for 5 hours. Remove and discard the bay leaf. Transfer the chicken to a serving dish. Season the sauce to taste with salt and generous amount of pepper. Spoon the onions and sauce over the chicken.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cuban
Other Tag: Healthy