Balsamic and Cilantro Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 12 medium boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  • In a large crock cooker, place the first 8 ingredients (chicken through lemon juice). Stir the mixture and then cover with the lid. Cook the chicken mixture on LOW for 6-8 hours or until the chicken is cooked through. Serve with a sprinkle of the cheese and parsley.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Brown rice and sauteed zucchini.
VEGETARIAN: Use non-breaded faux chicken patties instead of chicken thighs.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure balsamic vinegar is gluten free.
NUTRITION: 262 Calories; 6g Fat (76.1% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 2g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 3mg Cholesterol; 64mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat.
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