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Looking for a way to spice up your chicken? Look no further! These spiced chicken drumsticks are the perfect way to ramp up any meal and thanks to the slow cooker, they are incredibly easy to prepare.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
3 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Lightly coat an unheated 3- or 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in the bottom of the cooker. In a small bowl combine picante sauce, pepper sauce, paprika, thyme and bay leaf. Spoon over chicken in cooker.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 hours.

  • Transfer chicken pieces to a serving bowl. Remove bay leaf from sauce in cooker; stir in the oil. Spoon sauce evenly over the chicken. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes to absorb flavors. To serve, spoon 1 teaspoon sauce over each drumstick. Discard remaining sauce.

Tips

Tip: To remove the chicken skin easily, use a paper towel to help grab the skin. If you use your fingers, the skin is very slippery and difficult to grab.

Nutrition Facts

209 calories; protein 27g; carbohydrates 3g; sugars 2g; fat 9g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 98mg; sodium 536mg.
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