Slow Cooker Chicken and Apple Stew

Slow Cooker Chicken and Apple Stew

Serves 6 to 8

This easy, hearty chicken stew is packed with fall flavors: apples, sweet potatoes and aromatic sage. Whole fennel seeds add depth to the stew and become mellow during slow cooking. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley just before serving.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon whole fennel seeds
  • 3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 3 firm, sweet baking apples, such as Braeburn or Gala, peeled and cut into 6 wedges each
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (10 ounces each), cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 large sweet onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sliced fresh sage leaves
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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Method: 

Toast fennel seeds in a small skillet over medium heat until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Cut chicken thighs in half. Add chicken, fennel seeds and all remaining ingredients to a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low until chicken and apples are very tender, 6 to 7 hours on low or 3 to 3 1/2 hours on high.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:300 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 165mg cholesterol, 610mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 11g sugar), 39g protein
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