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  • Slow-cooked Chicken

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ¼ of recipe
    Calories 237
    Total Fat 5 g
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    Sodium 457 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 8 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    Protein 38 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 4
    Freeze or save leftovers for lunch.

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Whole chicken (about 3 ½ pounds) 1
    Onion, diced ½
    Carrots, peeled and diced 2
    Celery stalks, diced 2
    Garlic cloves, chopped 2
    Cornstarch 4 teaspoons
    Water 2 teaspoons
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Freshly ground pepper to taste
    Directions
    1. Place chicken in the bottom of a slow cooker. Sprinkle with onion, carrots, celery, and garlic. Cook on high for 6 hours.
    2. Remove chicken from cooker, transfer juices to a heat-proof container, and skim fat off of juices.
    3. In a small saucepan, whisk together cornstarch and water. Then whisk in juices to saucepan and put it over medium-high heat. Bring the sauce to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 5 minutes, until thickened.
    4. Remove the skin and bones from the chicken and serve it topped with the sauce.

    Exchanges2 vegetables; 2 lean meats; 1 medium-fat meat

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