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Fruited Chicken and Barley

Yield 6 (2-cup) servings.
work time: 5 minutes cook time: 4 hours or 8 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups pearl barley, uncooked
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 pounds skinned chicken thighs
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) package dried mixed fruit
  • 1 tablespoon salt-free Caribbean spice rub
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 399
  • caloriesfromfat 12 %
  • fat 5.2 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 28.8 g
  • carbohydrate 58.3 g
  • fiber 9.7 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 316 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a 4-quart electric slow cooker; stir well. Cover and cook on high setting 4 hours or until chicken is tender. Or, cover and cook on high setting 1 hour; reduce to low setting, and cook 7 hours.

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