LEMON BUTTER GARLIC CHICKEN
6-8 boneless chicken thighs, skinless or with skin
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon crushed red chili pepper flakes, or Cayenne (optional)
1/2 teaspoon paprika
4 garlic cloves, sliced or minced
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 stick butter, diced
Zest of half a lemon
Juice of one lemon
1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth
Chopped fresh parsley and lemon slices, for garnish
To make this crockpot chicken recipe: Place chicken thighs at the bottom of your slow cooker. Combine 1/3 cup chicken broth, lemon juice, and zest, and pour over chicken thighs. In a small bowl, combine Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, crushed red chili pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle the spice mix over the chicken thighs. Top with fresh minced garlic and diced butter.
2. Cover the crockpot and cook the chicken thighs for 3-4 hours on HIGH or 6-8 hours on LOW.
3. Sprinkle your crockpot chicken thighs dinner with chopped parsley and garnish with lemon slices. Serve hot with cauliflower rice, spiralized zucchini noodles, rice, pasta or quinoa. Enjoy! ❤️
This recipe was submitted by Yolanda from @yogirenee
Suggested Pairings - Gamay, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Chenin Blanc
With this dish, a high acidity wine to stand up to the lemon with a fair amount of tannins to cut through the richness of the dish would work nicely.