Slow Cooker Sweet-and-Spicy Chicken

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Per Serving: calories: 310; protein: 25 grams; total fat: 15 grams; saturated fat: 4 grams; carbohydrate: 20 grams; dietary fiber: 1 gram

Yield: 6 servings
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  • 2 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
  • coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 chicken leg quarters
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 mudium yellow onion cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 3 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 1 3-ince piece peeled fresh ginger sliced into rounds
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup(s) raisins


  1. In a large zip-top bag, combine cumin, cinnamon, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper; add chicken and toss to coat. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Cook chicken, skin side down, until golden, about 4 minutes; flip and cook 2 minutes.
  2. In a 5- to 6-quart slow-cooker, place onion, garlic and ginger. Add chicken, skin side up, then top with tomatoes and their liquid, and raisins. Cover and cook on high until chicken is tender, 3 1/2 hours (or 6 hours on low).
November 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by davediddy32 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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