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Slow-Cooked Asian Chicken

 Slow-Cooked Asian Chicken
Extremely tender chicken is smothered in a dark, flavorful sauce in this easy and elegant entree. It's so nice to find another tantalizing way to serve chicken. Sprinkled with almonds, this is a dish I proudly serve to family or guests. -Ruth Seitz, Columbus Junction, Iowa
4-6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 5 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the chicken in oil on all
  • sides. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the soy sauce, brown
  • sugar, water, garlic and ginger; pour over chicken.
  • Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until chicken juices run
  • clear. Remove chicken to a serving platter sprinkle with almonds.
  • Yield: 4-6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 381 calories, 23 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 907 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.