This is definitely not the usual slow cooker fare. Or at least isn’t what comes to mind when people think of slow cooker meals. Tender chicken served with potatoes in a flavorful lemon-Dijon sauce accented with dried oregano adds a gourmet flair to the plain chicken and potato dinner.
Lemon Dijon Chicken with Potatoes
Tender chicken served with potatoes in a flavorful lemon-Dijon sauce accented with dried oregano adds a gourmet flair to the plain chicken and potato dinner.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 3 to 7 hours
Total time: 3 1/4 hours to 7 1/4 hours
- 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, cut into chunks
- 1 small onion, wedged
- 1 Tablespoon quick cooking tapioca
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 pounds meaty chicken pieces, skinned
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1/4 cup frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
- 3 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
In a 4-6 quart slow cooker layer the potatoes and onions. Sprinkle with the tapioca and top with chicken. Season chicken with salt, pepper and half teaspoon of oregano. In a small bowl whisk together the lemonade, Dijon, lemon zest and half teaspoon of oregano. Pour over chicken and potatoes. Cover and cook on low 6-7 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
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