Total Time
3hrs 13mins
Prep 13 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This is very good! I used crushed tomatoes when I first made this, as I didn't have diced at the time. It still turned out great! From Southern Living's Our Best Easy Weeknight Favorites.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a 4-quart electric slow cooker; add chicken pieces, pushing them down into sauce.
  2. Cover and cook on HIGH 3 1/2 to 4 hours or on LOW 6 1/2 hours.
  3. Serve over rice or noodles.
  4. This is fall-off-the-bone tender chicken after it simmers in a well-seasoned thick tomato sauce. Use all chicken thighs, if you'd prefer.


Most Helpful

We REALLY enjoyed this saucy drumstick recipe - thanks so much for posting it! I used about 10 or 12 drumsticks (no thighs) and a 28 oz can of diced tomatoes (with no tomato paste), and we had enough sauce. Thanks again for posting, Chef #313014!

TheSarneys March 28, 2009

I don't think this should be both 6 drumsticks and 6 thighs but either or. I used 6 drumsticks and it was about as much as the sauce would cover. Resist the urge to add any additional water to this. It looks like it is too thick but as it cooks the sauce builds quite nicely.

jensta December 31, 2007

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