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Slow-Cooker Chicken Thighs

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Martin
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 8 hrs
Yield Makes 6 servings
Chicken thighs prepared in the slow cooker make for an effortless and delicious weeknight meal. To find more recipes like this one, see our complete chicken recipe and slow-cooker recipe collections.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 4 medium-size new potatoes (about 1 pound), cut into 1-inch-thick wedges
  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 bone-in, skinless chicken thighs

How to Make It

  1. Place onion in a lightly greased 6-qt. slow cooker; top with potatoes and carrots. Combine broth, next 3 ingredients, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Pour broth mixture over vegetables. Combine paprika, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper; rub evenly over chicken thighs. Arrange chicken on top of vegetables.

  2. Cover and cook on HIGH 1 hour; reduce heat to LOW, and cook 6 to 7 hours or until chicken is done and vegetables are tender.