Short on time? Consider this slow-cooked chicken stew recipe. Spend just 20 minutes prepping in the morning and you'll come home to a hearty dish. Serve it over basmati rice or with a slice of crusty bread.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
3 hrs 20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Drain off fat.

  • In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, layer carrots, chicken, onions, garlic and ginger (see Tip).

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, coconut milk, curry powder and salt. Pour over the mixture in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.

  • To serve, stir in cilantro and lemon juice.


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.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/4 cups
174 calories; protein 17.1g; carbohydrates 14.5g; dietary fiber 3.1g; sugars 5.5g; fat 5.5g; saturated fat 2.2g; cholesterol 71.8mg; vitamin a iu 10433.6IU; vitamin c 13.3mg; folate 32.9mcg; calcium 58.8mg; iron 1.9mg; magnesium 35.9mg; potassium 564.8mg; sodium 476.2mg.

2 lean protein, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch