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Wine Braised Chicken

Slow Cooker Wine Braised Chicken

  • Cooking Time:

    3-6 hours
  • Servings:



6 Slices of Bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 Medium Yellow Onion, thinly sliced
1 Fennel Bulb, chopped
1 T. Minced Garlic
1 T. Italian Seasoning
Salt & Pepper, to taste
1 Bay Leaf
1 c. White Wine (dry, not sweet)
2-14.5 oz. Cans of Diced Tomatoes
3-4 lbs. Chicken Thighs, skin removed
1/2 c. Fresh Parsley, chopped

Chicken?  Check?  Flavor? Check!  Ready to impress the in-laws sort of dish?  Check!  Enjoy this recipe for Slow Cooker Wine Braised Chicken.

  1. Place the chicken in a 5-Quart Slow Cooker.
  2. Cook bacon in a large skillet and crumble over chicken.  Reserve and keep hot 2 T. of the bacon grease.
  3. Cook onion, fennel and garlic in the bacon grease.
  4. Once vegetables are softened, pour in the white wine and bring to a boil.  Scrape up any browned bits.
  5. Stir in all seasonings and tomatoes then pour sauce over the chicken in the slow cooker.
  6. Cover and crock HIGH about 3 hours or LOW 6 hours.
  7. Remove the bay leaf and serve immediately.

Garnish with chopped parsley, if desired.

Happy Crocking!

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Slow Cooker Wine Braised Chicken


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