Crock Pot Chicken a La Criolla

Crock Pot Chicken A La Criolla Recipe

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Vickie Parks


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).


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10 Min
4 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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

How to Make Crock Pot Chicken a La Criolla


  • 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.

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About Crock Pot Chicken a La Criolla

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

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