Chicken and Vegetables with Herbs


Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 4:14 pm
By: News 9


INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 ounces mushrooms, halved
  • 1 cup frozen pearl onions
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 small chicken legs ( drumstick-thigh)
  • 2 tablespoons flour

DIRECTIONS:

1. In a large slow cooker, combine mushrooms, onions, broth, tomato paste, garlic salt, rosemary, thyme and bay leaf.
2. Add chicken.
3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting 7-8 hours or high-heat setting for 3 1/2- 4 hours.
4. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken and vegetables to a warm platter and discard bay leaf.
5. From cooker, skim fat from liquid.
6. Measure 2 cups of cooking liquid (add chicken broth if needed to make 2 cups total liquid) and pour all but 1/4 cup into medium saucepan.
7. In a small bowl, stir remaining 1/4 cup broth into flour and add back while stirring into liquid in saucepan. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly and continue to cook and stir 1 minute longer.
8. Use thickened liquid over the chicken as a sauce

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Facts per serving:

Calories: 300, Carbohydrate: 9 grams, Protein: 43 grams, Fat: 9 grams, Sodium: 550mg, Fiber: 1 gram