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Soy-Garlic Chicken Recipe

Soy-Garlic Chicken Recipe

“Being a full-time mother as well as helping my husband on our ranch, I’m always looking for simple meals for the slow cooker. My family really likes this hearty main dish.” Colleen Faber — Buffalo, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 chicken leg quarters, skin removed
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic


  • 1. With a sharp knife, cut leg quarters at the joints if desired. Place in a 4-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar and garlic; pour over chicken.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender.
    Freeze option: Cool chicken in sauce. Freeze in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through slowly in a covered skillet until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth or water if necessary. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each equals 245 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 1,063 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer