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Savory Barbecue Chicken

Savory Barbecue Chicken

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Rated: 5
  • Makes: 4 to 5 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 6 hrs to 7 hrs (low) or 3-3.5 hours (high)
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 15

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno pepper jelly
  • 2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 8 -10 chicken thigh and/or drumsticks, skinned (2 to 2-1/2 pounds)
  • 4 to 5 slices whole grain bread (optional)

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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. Makes 4 to 5 servings.

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 Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 225 cal., 5 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 114 mg chol., 239 mg sodium, 15 g carb. (1 g fiber), 28 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Other Carb (d.e): 1; Fat (d.e): 0.5; Lean Meat (d.e): 4