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Slow Cooker Country Captain Chicken with Rice

Total Time
5 hr 25 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
5 hr 5 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
The traditional version calls for butter and oil. Our update uses boneless, skinless chicken, slow-cooked: All the excitement for a fraction of the calories and fat.
Ingredients

dried shiitake mushroom(s)

2 cup(s), sliced

uncooked onion(s)

1 cup(s), chopped

uncooked celery

½ cup(s), chopped

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), minced

uncooked boneless skinless chicken thigh(s)

1 pound(s), cut into bite-size pieces

all-purpose flour

1 Tbsp

fat free chicken broth

¼ cup(s)

curry powder

1½ tsp

table salt

1 tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

paprika

¼ tsp

canned crushed tomatoes

3 cup(s)

golden seedless raisins

¼ cup(s)

long grain cooked brown rice

2 cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Add mushrooms, onion, celery and garlic and sauté until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Place vegetables in slow cooker; add chicken.
  2. In a cup, stir together flour and chicken broth until smooth. Add to slow cooker. Add curry powder, salt, pepper, paprika, crushed tomatoes and raisins, and stir in.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours. To serve, spoon 1/2 cup rice onto each of 4 plates. Top each with chicken and sauce and serve. Yields 2 1/2 cups chicken mixture and 1/2 cup rice per serving.

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