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Nutty cumin, citrus, and jalapeño pepper jelly make a tasty sauce for the chicken as it simmers in the slow cooker. Serve with whole-grain bread for a complete meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Recipe Summary

15 mins
6 hrs 15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine tomato sauce, jelly, lime (or lemon) juice, tapioca, brown sugar, cumin, and red pepper. Place chicken pieces, meaty-side down, on sauce mixture.

  • Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours. Serve with bread if desired.


Tips: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow-cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

224 calories; protein 27.8g; carbohydrates 15g; dietary fiber 0.6g; sugars 5.7g; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 114.3mg; vitamin a iu 89.8IU; vitamin c 2.4mg; folate 14.6mcg; calcium 20.5mg; iron 1.5mg; magnesium 26.3mg; potassium 284.6mg; sodium 239.6mg.