This dish offers huge flavor at only 302 calories including rice! Great flavor with little effort. Perfect for a week night dinner.
Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Recipe ( serves 4)
1/3 cup white wine
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
salt and pepper
6 garlic cloves, smashed
1 tablespoon capers
1/2 cup prunes
1/3 cup pitted green olives
4 small chicken legs and 4 thighs (about 2-1/2 pounds)
1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
1 cup long-grain white rice
To a 5-6 quart slow cooker, add wine, brown sugar, oregano, vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper; whisk together. Add garlic, capers, prunes, and olives; mix.
Add chicken, nestling it among olives and prunes. Cover slow cooker with lid, and cook on low 5 to 6 hours or on high 3 to 4 hours. Gently stir in parsley.
Thirty minutes before serving, cook rice according to package directions. Serve chicken, prunes, olives, and sauce over rice. This recipe is from Eating Light March 2013 magazine.
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