Thyme and Garlic Chicken

Thyme and Garlic Chicken

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Thyme, garlic, a little orange juice, and a splash of balsamic vinegar flavor these moist, fork-tender chicken breasts.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ teaspoons dried thyme, crushed
  • 3 to 4 pounds whole chicken breasts (with bone), halved and skinned
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


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  1. Sprinkle garlic and thyme over chicken pieces. Place chicken in a 3½- or 4-quart slow cooker. Pour orange juice and vinegar over chicken.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2½ to 3 hours.
  3. Remove chicken from cooker; cover with foil to keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices. Strain juices into a saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until reduced to 1 cup. Pass juices with chicken.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ⅙ recipe
  • Per serving: 134 calories; 1 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 2 g carbohydrates; 26 g protein; 64 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 92 IU vitamin A; 6 mg vitamin C; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 58 mg sodium; 254 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: 5 lean protein

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