cider-braised chicken


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 (4 lb.) whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
1/4 teaspoon salt
ground black pepper, to taste
2 cups chopped carrots
1 large onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, chopped
2 teaspoons dried thyme
3 tablespoons flour
3 cups nature’s promise fat-free, low sodium chicken broth
1 cup cider vinegar


  1. in a large deep skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. season chicken with salt and pepper to taste; add to skillet.
  3. cook 5–8 minutes or until well browned on all sides.
  4. transfer chicken to a platter.
  5. add carrots, onion, garlic and thyme to skillet; sauté 3 minutes.
  6. sprinkle flour over vegetables.
  7. slowly add chicken broth, stirring constantly until combined.
  8. bring to boiling. reduce heat; simmer until slightly thickened.
  9. stir in vinegar.
  10. transfer vegetable mixture to a 4-quart slow cooker.
  11. place chicken on top of vegetables.
  12. cover and cook on low 4–5 hours or until chicken is fork-tender.
  13. transfer chicken and vegetables to a large serving dish.
  14. spoon cooking liquid over chicken, and serve.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

serving size 10 oz.
servings 8
calories 320
fat 18g
saturated fat 4.5g
cholesterol 95mg
sodium 240mg
carbohydrate 7g
fiber 1g
sugars 3g
protein 31g