Slow-Cooked Greek Chicken

  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

2tablespoons lemon juice
1teaspoon minced garlic
1-- onion, chopped
1-- (28-ounce) can chopped tomatoes, with juice
1-- bay leaf
1/8teaspoon pepper
1teaspoon dried oregano leaves
2pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1cup baby carrots
1pound peeled red potatoes, cut in fourths
2tablespoons all-purpose flour
3tablespoons warm water
1/4cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Combine lemon juice, garlic, onion, tomatoes, bay leaf, pepper and oregano in crockpot.
  2. If desired, brown chicken on both sides in skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray over medium heat or just add chicken directly to cooker.
  3. Cover, cook on low heat 8 to 10 hours. Add carrots and potatoes within last few hours of cooking.
  4. Before serving, remove chicken breasts; pour sauce from cooker into large saucepan. Mix together flour and water to form a paste; add to sauce. Stir sauce over medium heat until sauce is bubbly and thickened. 
  5. To serve, pour sauce over chicken and vegetables, sprinkle with feta cheese.

Note: This recipe may be prepared in a large skillet. Cook chicken until almost tender. Add tomatoes and vegetables and cook 40 to 50 minutes over low heat until chicken is done and the vegetables are tender. 

Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg's Trim & Terrific Gulf Coast Favorites: Over 250 Easy Recipes from My Louisiana Kitchen, 2008. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 216
  • Fat 2g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 67mg
  • Sodium 416mg
  • Carbohydrate 20g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 30g