Monthly Archives: March 2012

Slow cooker Moroccan chicken

This will either be tremendously delicious or completely awful, but I have a feeling it’s going to be good, so I’m going to write down what I did before I forget.

1 onion, sliced
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 pounds baby carrots (or whole carrots cut up in 3″ lengths)
2 cups chicken stock
8 chicken thighs, skinned
1 14-oz can tomato sauce
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
2/3 cup snipped dried apricots
1/2 cup dried plums, halved

Put down the onion and garlic in the bottom of your slow cooker, add carrots on top. Pour broth over top. Layer chicken on top of that.

Mix spices into tomato sauce. Sprinkle the fruit over the chicken and pour the tomato sauce on top. Cook on low for 6-7 hours, until chicken is done.

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Menu 3/1-3/15

Thursday, 3/1: Pork, turnip, and kale stew (cubed pork and turnips, with a shredded apple, some onions and garlic, poultry seasoning, and chopped kale in the crockpot all day)
Friday, 3/2: Burgers with green beans and mashed sweet potatoes
Saturday, 3/3: Asian-glazed thighs, broccoli, rice
Sunday, 3/4: Coffee-marinated pork shoulder, salad – I used the rub on a pork shoulder
Monday, 3/5: Paleo chicken enchilada bake
Tuesday, 3/6: Korean Beef Bowls (adults omitted rice)
Wednesday, 3/7: Tacos on romaine boats
Thursday, 3/8: Chicken provencal stoup – omit potatoes
Friday, 3/9: Dinner with grain-free friends (they’re cooking)
Saturday, 3/10: smoked meats (pork tenderloin, baby back ribs), broccoli salad, grilled asparagus, steamed artichokes
Sunday, 3/11: Herbed artichoke chicken in the crockpot, salad – recipe is from my crockpot’s recipe book
Monday, 3/12: Sausage kale soup – friend e-mailed me the recipe. I’ll have to post it later.
Tuesday, 3/13: Chicken veggie lo mein
Wednesday, 3/14: Paleo pot pie (happy pi day!)
Thursday, 3/15: Asian fish in foil, baby bok choy

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