Lemon, lime, and chili add just the right mix of citrus and heat to this easy slow-cooked chicken dish.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

15 mins
2 hrs 45 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine chili powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Using your fingers, rub the spice mixture into all sides of the chicken. Place the chicken in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Place zucchini and onion on the chicken. Combine broth, lime juice, lemon juice, and garlic in a small bowl; pour over the mixture in the cooker.

  • Cover; cook on Low for 5 to 6 hours or on High for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

  • Transfer the chicken and vegetables to a serving platter. Discard cooking liquid.


Tip: 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.

Equipment: 4- to 5-quart slow cooker

Nutrition Facts

156 calories; protein 24.4g; carbohydrates 6g; dietary fiber 1.2g; sugars 1.6g; fat 3.9g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 76.2mg; vitamin a iu 1002.1IU; vitamin c 18.5mg; folate 14.4mcg; calcium 32.8mg; iron 1.5mg; magnesium 40.4mg; potassium 432.9mg; sodium 524.6mg.