Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken Thighs and Veggies Recipe

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Rita Modified: August 19, 2021
Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken Thighs and Veggies Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Lemon Garlic Chicken Thighs and Veggies

Slow-cooked lemon garlic chicken with green beans, carrots, and potatoes is a hearty and healthy meal that you prep in 20 minutes.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2lbsred potatoes,quartered
  • 3lbschicken thighs,bone-in and skin-on
  • 4tspTuscan style seasoning
  • 2tspkosher salt
  • 2tspblack pepper,freshly ground
  • 4tbspextra virgin olive oil,divided
  • 6clovesgarlic,minced
  • 3cupschicken stock
  • 2lemon juice
  • 1lbbaby carrots
  • 1lbgreen beans,trimmed
  • 2tbspcornstarch
  • 2tbspwater
  • 2tbspfresh Italian parsley,chopped

Instructions

  1. Place the potatoes in the bottom of a 6-quart slow cooker on high heat. Set aside and season both sides of the chicken with the tuscan seasoning, salt and pepper.

  2. In a 10-inch skillet over medium high heat, add the oil. Add the chicken and sear each side for 3 minutes or until brown on both sides. Remove the chicken and place on top of the potatoes.

  3. Add the garlic to the skillet and cook for 30 seconds. Next add the chicken stock until it bubbles. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes. Add the lemon juice and stir to combine.

  4. Add the carrots to the slow cooker and port the liquid from the skillet on top. Cook for 2 to 3 hours on High or 4 to 6 hours on Low. Add the green beans during the last 15 minutes of cooking.

  5. To thicken the sauce, combine cornstarch and water in a mason jar. Seal the jar and shake to create a slurry. Pour the slurry into the slow cooker for the last 30 minutes or cooking. Sprinkle with parsley before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 602.86kcal
  • Fat: 36.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.04g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.28g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.00g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.67g
  • Fiber: 5.50g
  • Sugar: 7.78g
  • Protein: 34.28g
  • Cholesterol: 169.40mg
  • Sodium: 806.71mg
  • Calcium: 82.36mg
  • Potassium: 1253.11mg
  • Iron: 3.76mg
  • Vitamin A: 456.28µg
  • Vitamin C: 25.02mg
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