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PAM's Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken with Couscous

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"Chicken drumsticks cook slowly in a flavorful tomato sauce with onion and olives for slow cooker Moroccan chicken to serve with couscous."
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Ingredients

8 h 15 m servings 435 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Spray inside of 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Combine sauce, onion and olives in slow cooker.
  2. Spray large skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with cumin, paprika and pepper. Cook chicken 3 to 5 minutes or until browned on each side, turning several times. Place chicken in slow cooker. Add water to skillet; stir to loosen brown bits from bottom of skillet. Transfer liquid to slow cooker.
  3. Cover; cook on LOW 8 hours or HIGH 4 hours. Serve with cooked couscous. Sprinkle with almonds, if desired.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Eight chicken drumsticks equals about 2 1/2 pounds drumsticks.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 435 calories; 18.2 g fat; 25.6 g carbohydrates; 40.4 g protein; 117 mg cholesterol; 954 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was AMAZING. I followed the recipe, except I do not have a slow cooker (yes, I know I should get one!) but I just simmered this on the lowest flame on my stovetop for about an hour after ...

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This had a lot of potential, but I feel like it was really lacking flavor. I always use more spices that what is called for, and it still came out very bland. Next time, I will try adding green ...

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This was AMAZING. I followed the recipe, except I do not have a slow cooker (yes, I know I should get one!) but I just simmered this on the lowest flame on my stovetop for about an hour after ...

This had a lot of potential, but I feel like it was really lacking flavor. I always use more spices that what is called for, and it still came out very bland. Next time, I will try adding green ...

I wasn't able to brown the chicken beforehand (time constraints) and ended up using frozen chicken breasts. I thought the spices needed to be tripled, but was delicious over the couscous.

This had so much flavor! The only thing I did different was when the chicken was cooked I shredded it off the bone and put it back in the crockpot like you would with a curry. It was great serv...

Very easy and tasty! Spraying my crock pot with pam made for easy clean up and the leftovers were great! I made it just as the recipe stated. The sliced almonds added great texture and crunch!

Good flavor, I used kalamata olives instead of the green ones because I had them and they seemed more Mediterranean. Next time I'll add carrots for heartiness.

This was ok, my boys didn't care for it much.

Turned out delicious! Nice and tender and flavorful. The tomato sauce wasn't acidic at all since it had so much slow cooking time. I will add carrots halfway through next time so that the dish...

I followed the recipe and it was easy and tasty. I didn't care for it as a left over and my family isn't to crazy about chicken legs and green olives. I'm going to try breast meat and kalamata o...