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Slow Cooker Beer Braised Chicken

If you think you can't get a gourmet style meal from your slow cooker, let this Slow Cooker Beer Braised Chicken prove you wrong! Easy to make, yet packed with flavor plus protein and veggies, this is a meal you can be proud to serve to guests and family alike!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 467kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds chicken breast
  • ¼ cup flour regular or gluten-free
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 green peppers diced
  • 1 cup cleaned and sliced kale
  • 1 teaspoon herb and garlic seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon chili seasoning
  • 12 oz beer
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca flour or cornstarch, whisked with 1 tablespoon of water
  • 4 slices cooked and crumbled bacon

Instructions

  • Lightly coat chicken in flour
  • Heat olive oil in skillet or multi-cooker
  • Add chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until lightly browned and crispy
  • Transfer to slow cooker
  • Add all remaining ingredients except bacon
  • Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 6-8 until chicken is cooked through
  • Serve chicken over steam rice and topped with bacon

Notes

  • Use boneless chicken breasts or tenderloins
  • Cook on high to braise, but also works well on low
  • Pumpkin beer or a stout beer works well 

Nutrition

Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 497mg | Potassium: 1068mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2218IU | Vitamin C: 57mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 3mg