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Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Carrots
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Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Carrots

Want to know the easiest way to turn up the dial on chicken dinners? Try this classic recipe with a twist,  Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Carrots! A healthy and tasty dinner with a beautiful presentation that will have everyone's mouth watering before you get it to the table!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 492kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1 pound carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon jarred minced garlic
  • a pinch of red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Melt butter in skillet or multi-cooker over medium high heat
  • Add chicken thighs skin side down and let brown for 5-6 minutes or until golden brown
  • Flip and let brown for 2-3 minutes on other side
  • Wash and peel carrots, leave whole
  • Whisk together vinegar, honey, salt, dried cilantro, garlic and red pepper flakes
  • Add chicken to slow cooker along with carrots
  • Pour balsamic mixture over the top
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8

Notes

I cooked this on high in my 4 quart multi-cooker for 4 hours. Local raw honey is my favorite in this recipe, try out some from your area and see if you like it!

Nutrition

Calories: 492kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 534mg | Potassium: 687mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 19230IU | Vitamin C: 6.9mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1.5mg