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    Crock Pot Cider-Braised Chicken

    Crock Pot Cider-Braised Chicken. Photo by Sue Lau

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    7 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    7 hrs

    Sue Lau's Note:

    This recipe also includes directions for stove top preparation.

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    1. 1
      ---Crock Pot Method---.
    2. 2
      Place spices, tomatoes, and cider in the crock pot and stir to mix.
    3. 3
      Add the chicken and toss to coat.
    4. 4
      Set the cooker to low heat and cook for 7-9 hours, or high heat for 3-4 hours.
    5. 5
      At the end of cooking, remove the chicken from the crock pot, mix the cornstarch with the 2 tbsp of water, and stir the cornstarch mixture into the bottom; set the crock pot to high and cook for 15 minutes to thicken the liquids.
    6. 6
      Return chicken to pot and toss to coat again.
    7. 7
      ---Stove Top Method---.
    8. 8
      Brown the chicken in a large skillet over medium heat (do not use oil), skin side down, for about 10 minutes; pour off excess fat.
    9. 9
      Sprinkle with spices and add tomatoes; cover with cider.
    10. 10
      Cover the pan, reduce the heat, and simmer for 45 minutes.
    11. 11
      To thicken the juices, make a slurry by combining the cornstarch with the cold water; stir it into the juices and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes longer, stirring.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 13, 2007


      Made for supper last night. I am not sure what the other reviewers problem was since they left no comments but this turned out great. I only used 1/4 t mace because I didn't have enough for the full 1/2 t. I also used leg quarters and no breasts. I used apple juice rather than cider.

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    • on January 06, 2007



    Nutritional Facts for Crock Pot Cider-Braised Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (649 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 853.5
    Calories from Fat 441
    Total Fat 49.0 g
    Saturated Fat 13.9 g
    Cholesterol 333.6 mg
    Sodium 329.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 8.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    Sugars 3.3 g
    Protein 89.8 g

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