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Slow Cooker Chicken Criolla

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The last couple of weeks I have made it a point to make at least one of our weeknight meals in the crock pot. Sort of a little personal kitchen challenge I guess you could call it.

I found this recipe on Skinnytaste last week when I was working on this roundup of slow cooker chicken recipes for Babble. When I saw it I looked at the ingredients and knew that I would have to try it out on the family very soon. It’s a very simple and straightforward recipe, my favorite kind, and once everything is in the crock pot the only thing left to do is cook up some rice and you are good to go!

My husband LOVED this. My kids…eh, well, let’s just say, it was a little ambitious for them. They ate the chicken and the rice with some of the broth, but they were not excited about all the vegetables on their plate. Their veggies became my veggies, and I did not complain at all.

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I highly recommend a splash or two of your favorite hot sauce for a little kick.

And because I didn’t change a thing to the recipe (that doesn’t happen very often with me!), I’m just going to send you directly to Skinnytaste to find the recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken a la Criolla (along with very helpful nutritional info!). If you haven’t been to Skinnytaste before, well, you are in for a treat because her blog is full of incredibly healthy deliciousness!

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14 Responses to “Slow Cooker Chicken Criolla”

  1. Kim | At Home With Kim posted March 6, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    Okay, that makes me laugh about your kids… bc you know my girl likes NOTHING! Well, unless pb&j. My boys would LOVE this… with extra hot sauce. Heading over for details to the recipe now… Looks SO good! And I love the SkinnyTaste blog. I’m always looking for new ways to use my crockpot, so that makes this recipe a winner already! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Heather (Heather's Dish) posted March 6, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    thanks for the new blog find…i can’t wait to head over and try this recipe!

    Lord knows that i’ll be needing a LOT of slow cooker recipes in the coming months ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Rachel @ Baked by Rachel posted March 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    my husband would love this! what a hearty plate full. love using my slow cooker… even when I’m home. it’s torture but in a good way. ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Living The Sweet Life posted March 6, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    SkinnyTaste always has some great recipes! If I do say so myself, I think you’ve done her meal justice ๐Ÿ˜‰

  5. Cassie posted March 6, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    This looks so good. The crock pot + hot sauce are always winners in my house!

  6. Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen posted March 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    That is a beautiful dish! My boys are not crazy about vegetables either, but I know I would love it.

  7. Bev Weidner posted March 6, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    Gawwwwgeous!

  8. Erica posted March 6, 2012 at 8:01 pm

    Yum! All of the tomatoes look so good!

  9. Sandy @ RE posted March 6, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    Oh, girl, this is a must-try recipe. Thanks for sharing. YUMMY! I love my slow cooker, too!

  10. Mari @ Mari's Cakes posted March 7, 2012 at 9:26 am

    Aggie, this looks delicious!

  11. Sheila posted March 7, 2012 at 10:51 am

    This looks delicious! I think my family would love it and the bottle of Cholula is never far from my 3rd child ; ). I too have been trying to use my crock pot more in this busy season of our lives. It has taken us (me and my crock pot) a bit to come around to liking each other but I think we are getting there ;D

  12. Natalie @ Cooking for My Kids posted March 7, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    It looks beautiful and delicious, Aggie!

  13. Debra posted March 8, 2012 at 11:17 am

    This looks so delish – something I definitely need to try! You should come over to my blog today, weโ€™re having a Crock Pot Recipe Blog hop โ€“ it would be great for you to share some of your yummy recipes!

  14. Deborah posted March 8, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    I definitely want to try this – it sounds amazing!!

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