Slow Cooker Chicken & Chorizo

Slow Cooker Chicken & Chorizo

This is a very easy and simple recipe to make, but packs a load of flavour. As you'd expect, the slow cooked chicken is succulent & tender.

CAL P/SERVE
494
kJ P/SERVE
2070
FAT P/SERVE
14.4g
CARBS P/SERVE
32.5g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
53.4g
SUGAR P/SERVE
10.6g
SODIUM P/SERVE
631g
FAT
%
2.6%
ENERGY RDI%
23.7%

The recipe already contains capsicum, tomatoes and beans, but you can also add things like chunks of carrot and zucchini if you want to include more vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts, no skin, each piece cut into 4
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 red capsicum (red bell pepper), cut into chunks
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 can crushed or diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 2 large garlic crushed
  • 1 chorizo diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock, heated
  • 1 can white beans (cannellini or butter)
  • S&P to serve
  • 2 cups brown rice to serve

Method

  1. Turn on your slow cooker.
  2. In a non-stick frypan heat olive oil on med and sauté the onions and capsicum until softened, place in slow cooker.
  3. In the same frypan, cook the chorizo sausage for a few minutes until browned.  Place in slow cooker when done.
  4. Now in the slow cooker add the tomatoes, stock, sugar, mustard, rosemary, garlic, and Worcestershire sauce, season with S&P and mix with wooden spoon and place the cut chicken so it is covered with all the liquid.  Cook on low for 6 hours.
  5. After 6 hours add the white beans and cook a further hour.
  6. Serve with Brown Rice.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 4 Serving size:534g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 2070 kJ 388 kJ
  494 Cal 93 Cal
Protein 53.4 g 10.0 g
Fat, total 14.4 g 2.7 g
- Saturated 5.0 g 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 32.5 g 6.1 g
- Sugars 10.6 g 2.0 g
Sodium 631 mg 118 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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