Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Tender and Juicy Balsamic Crock Pot Chicken

I don’t think of using the crock pot to cook chicken breasts very often but when I saw this recipe a week or so ago on a blog called Run to Munch, I knew it was a keeper and so I pinned it.. and finally made it.  The Captain and I  both liked it, A LOT and I am sure it will be a favorite in my kitchen for years to come.

Who doesn’t love easy crock pot dishes?  And especially when made with ingredients you likely already have on hand?

I thawed 2 large boneless and skinless chicken breasts and cut them in half to make up this dish…. the prep took about 15 minutes, and 4 hours later we were sitting down to the most tender chicken I have ever eaten.  Absolutely delicious.  The sauce is really tasty but not overpowering.

I  did leave out the olive oil. Instead, I lightly coated the bottom of my crock pot with a non-stick spray… but followed the rest of the recipe and the instructions as written.  You can find them here.

As I made it up the N.I. per serving is as follows:
Weight Watchers P+ = 6.
Calories 246; Protein 35g; Carbohydrate 6g; Fat 9g; Fibre 1g.

I stored the leftovers in the fridge and heated them up in the mike for a quick meal a couple of days later.  Just as good; just as tender.

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Served with roasted kabocha squash and Frenched green beans…
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The sauce is so tasty.
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The Captain enjoyed his on an oven roasted white potato.
Have you cooked chicken in your crock pot?


  1. This looks so yummy! I love crockpot meals and anything with mushrooms and onions is a winner in my book!

  2. I just used the crock pot last night! Love it!

  3. I love anything in the crockpot and this one sounds great! Thanks for sharing.

  4. I LOVE balsamic! That looks amazing... again, with the crockpot envy. TJ's is making a balsamic with low sodium that I love for a quick-fix.

  5. Glad you liked it!! Is that squash on the side?


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