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Slow-Cook Chicken Merlot
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Chicken sauteed in a merlot sauce with mushrooms and onions.

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 445.6
Total Carbs 16.1 g
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
Sugars 7.6 g
Total Fat 20.4 g
Saturated Fat 5.8 g
Unsaturated Fat 4.3 g
Potassium 978.2 mg
Protein 46.6 g
Sodium 489.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 2 1/2 Vegetables , 6 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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3 cup  fresh mushroom slices
1 cup  fresh chopped onion
2 each  medium garlic cloves
2 1/2 lb  chicken drumsticks, raw
0 3/4 cup  low fat unsalted chicken broth
6 oz  unsalted tomato paste
0 1/4 cup  Wine, red, Merlot, 5 fl ounce serving
1 1/2 tsp  dried basil
0 1/2 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  black pepper
2 tbsp  cornstarch
2 tbsp  cold water
3 tbsp  Cheese, parmesan, fresh, shredded
  1. In a 3 1/2- to 5-quart slow cooker place mushrooms, onion, and garlic. Add chicken. Combine in a medium bowl the chicken broth, tomato paste, wine, basil, salt, and pepper. Pour over chicken in cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
  3. Remove chicken to a serving platter, reserving cooking liquid. Cover chicken with foil to keep warm.
  4. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Combine in a small bowl the cornstarch and water. Stir into liquid in cooker. Cover and cook for 15 minutes more or until thickened. Spoon sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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