Wednesday, December 02, 2009

More chicken thighs



Smoky Paprika Chicken Thighs
Better Homes and Gardens Biggest Book of Slow Cooker Recipes Volume 2 Copyright 2006

1 tablespoon smoked paprika or paprika
1 teaspoons salt
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon black pepper
3 pounds chicken thighs, skinned I used boneless, skinless thighs, cut-up into smaller pieces
½ cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 8-ounce carton light dairy sour cream
2 tablespoons cornstarch

In a small bowl stir together paprika, salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Sprinkle evenly over chicken thighs; rub in with your fingers. Place chicken in a 4 ½- to 5 ½-quart slow cooker.

In another small bowl whisk together the tomato paste and chicken broth. Pour over chicken.

Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or in high-heat setting for 3 to 3 ½ hours. Transfer chicken to a serving platter, reserving cooking juices in slow cooker. Cover chicken with foil to keep warm.

If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. For sauce, in a small bowl stir together sour cream and cornstarch; whisk into cooking juices in slow cooker until smooth. Cover and cook about 15 minutes more or until slightly thickened. Spoon sauce over chicken.

Per serving: 164 cal, 6g fat, 90mg chol, 439 mg sodium, 5g carbs, 0g fiber, 21g pro
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I had some smoked paprika so this recipe caught my eye. It wasn't the prettiest recipe but it had good flavor. I chose to serve it over orzo even though I really craved spaetzle. There just wasn't time to make spaetzle.

I will add this to my round-up of boneless, skinless chicken thigh recipes.

It's that time of year where I fall apart. I always get overwhelmed by the holidays no matter how much I try not to. Some things just don't help - the alternator on my 2-year old car died Friday. So don't be surprised if posting is a bit sporadic but I have to prioritize.

Question of the Day: Are you ready for the holidays?

6 comments:

KatieSPerk said...

You poor thing! I hate car trouble. It is always such a hassle! This looks yummy.

Chef Aimee said...

Nope! Not ready at all!

Christina said...

I have followed your blog but never commented. One of my resolutions for this coming year is to do unto others as myself so I am commenting on other's blogs that I follow.

In answer to your question...yes ! I am ready for the holidays. No, my shopping is not done and what I have bought is not wrapped but I love this time of year. I used to get stressed and overwhelmed until I decided to pay more attention to the real things that matter. Now, I sit back and enjoy them from start to finish ! Happy Holidays !

Anonymous said...

Heck, no. Let's see....yesterday I picked up a few stocking stuffers and paper Christmas dessert saucers and napkins. Whew, not I bushed! ;)

Jan

JenniferAnne said...

Hi There! I just wanted to say hello. I recently googled 'boneless skinless chicken thighs' and came up with the link to this recipe on your blog. I'm making it tomorrow night - can't wait! Anyway, I perused your blog a bit more and I'm really excited to try some of the recipes that you've posted!! Thank you for sharing, it all looks so TASTY! I'll be sure to update on how tomorrow's dinner goes. Thanks again! ~Jen

Anonymous said...

Like the previous comment, I was googling according to what was in my fridge. Wanted to do something different besides plain old baked chicken. This recipe was DELICIOUS. My three kids had seconds (even the picky one!). I use skinless boneless chicken a lot for the health benefits, but needed help finding something new to do with it. Thanks for helping me out of a rut.