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Super easy, yummy, gluten free, dairy free, slow cooker goodness...

Spiced Chicken Stew with Carrots from Martha Stewart

Serves 4

2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch lengths
8 skinless chicken thighs (about 2 1/2 pounds total)
1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup cilantro leaves
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted if desired
Couscous, for serving (optional, we used rice instead.)
  1. Place carrots in slow cooker. In a bowl, toss together chicken, garlic, cinnamon, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; add to slow cooker. Cover, and cook on high, 4 hours (or on low, 8 hours), adding raisins 15 minutes before cooking is done.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer chicken and carrots to a dish (remove cinnamon stick); top with cilantro and almonds. Season cooking liquid with salt and pepper; spoon over chicken. Serve with couscous, if desired.
  3. Oven Method: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In step 1, use a 5-quart Dutch oven or ovenproof pot with a tight-fitting lid, adding 1 cup water. Cover, and bake until chicken is tender, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Proceed with step 2.
I made this and it served two very hungry boys and when I got home there wasn't very much left for me. So with that being the case, I would serve this with a few sides or double to recipe for a heartier supply.


Laurenville said...

slow cooker. :-|

looks like a good recipe though. ;-)

Will and Alycia Irish said...

I'm going to have to try this, Janet...looking for good recipes for the crockpot in this busy season! Thanks. =)

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