Spanish Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup green olives pitted
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat and sear chicken 3 to 5 minutes per side until golden.
  • In a large slow cooker, add chicken and the remaining ingredients (garlic through salt and pepper) and cook on low for 8 hours until chicken is cooked through.


SERVING SUGGESTION: A big salad (lettuce -not iceberg-, salad veggies and salad dressing).
VEGETARIAN: Use canned white beans instead of chicken thighs and adjust cook time.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure sherry vinegar, chicken broth and green olives are gluten free.
NUTRITION: 313 Calories; 15g Fat (42.6% calories from fat); 30g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 115mg Cholesterol; 404mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 4 Lean Meat; ½ Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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