A tasty recipe for chicken simplified by the use of a slow cooker. Maple Glazed Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs is an easy main dish that creatively combines maple syrup and soy sauce.
The chicken thighs are great in stews as they do not dry out as usually do white meats.
Convenience is probably the key to slow cooking.
The health perspective, slow cooking using moist heat, which is better than frying in fat or oil. It is also the perfect way to prepare braised chicken like this Maple Glazed Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs.
Slow cooking tips:
Do not overfill the Slow Cooker; fill it half to two-thirds should be enough
For a thicker sauce, coat the meat with flour beforehand
The low intensity mode works well for cutting Economic meat; they have more time to tenderize and bring out the flavor
Once everything up, leave the lid closed for not letting the heat escape and thus possibly lengthen the cooking time
For convenience, choose recipes where you can add all the ingredients at once
Thaw meat or vegetables before adding them to the slow cooker
- 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
- ½ cup soy sauce
- ¼ cup ketchup
- ¼ cup BBQ sauce
- ½ cup maple syrup
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- ¾ teaspoon dried basil
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- Lay chicken thighs into the bottom of a 4-quart slow cooker.
- Whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl; pour over the chicken.
- Cook on Low for 6 hours.
Category: Main Dishes