Yummy, warm food.
There is nothing like being by a fireplace or warm home with a bowl of delicious chicken and rice. I love this recipe because it has your meat, veggies and sauce all in one pot and it ends up with a sweet and tangy flavor and is so easy but doesn’t have all the questionable ingredients that similar recipes have. You can also change up the ingredients and try other things you like, such as green beans, sweet or white potatoes, snap peas, butternut squash, etc. – really almost any vegetable will work and you can change up the flavor just by playing around with the vegetables.
This is a crock pot garlic chicken recipe that can be served with the grain of your choice or without one. It is packed with lots of flavor and vegetables. We hope you enjoy our recipe and let us know what you think and any adaptions that you decide to make. We would love to hear from you.
What are you favorite things to do on a cold winters day? We love to stay inside and play games or watch a movie together. Share in the comments what you like to eat or activities you enjoy doing in the cold winter days to make it more enjoyable.
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This is quick, simple and healthy and ends up with a delicious depth of flavor.
- 8 Chicken Thighs (bone-skin removed)
- 1/3 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
- 1/2 Cup Honey
- 4 Cloves Garlic, minced
- 1 tsp Sea Salt
- 1/4 tsp Chili Flakes
- 2 Bell Peppers (red, yellow or orange), sliced
- 1 Yellow Onion Sliced into thick pieces
- 1 Zucchini Cut into 2-3" spears
- 1 Tbl Arrowroot Starch for Paleo or cornstarch for other diets
- 1 Tbl Water
- 1/4 Cup Cilantro chopped
Place the chicken in the base of a crock pot. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, honey, garlic, salt, and chili flakes.
Pour over the chicken.
Cover with the lid and cook on high for 3 hours.
Add the onion, sliced peppers, and sliced zucchini to the crock pot. Cook for one more hour.
Mix the arrowroot powder and water together to form a smooth mixture.
Pour into the crockpot and mix into the cooking liquid by tossing around the chicken and vegetables. Let cook for another 10 minutes, or until liquid thickens enough to coat the chicken and vegetables. Add cilantro to the chicken and toss to distribute.
Serve alone or with your favorite side.
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