EatinEatOut : Fall 2012
22 WWW.EATINEATOUT.CA 1. Remove all excess fat from chicken. If using large chicken breasts, slice each into two pieces. Turn slow cooker to high and pour in the apple juice. Sprinkle with cornstarch and stir until dissolved. 2. Add the juice from the lemon and the lime, honey and seasonings. Stir to blend. Add chicken, turning to evenly coat, then place chicken bone-side up. Cover and cook on high for31/2to4hoursoronlowfor5to6hours. 3. Place chicken on plates and spoon some of the sauce over top. If serving with rice or orzo, liberally pour sauce over them as well. Serve re- maining sauce in a pitcher. Garnish with Italian parsley, fresh coriander or torn basil leaves. Makes 4 servings. 8 bone-in, skinless chicken thighs OR 4 bone-in, skinless chicken breasts OR 8 bone-in, skinless chicken drumsticks 1 cup apple juice 2 Tbsp cornstarch juice of one lemon 2 Tbsp liquid honey 1 Tbsp cumin, ground OR tarragon OR fine herbes 1/2 tsp salt For garnish: italian parsley OR cilantro OR basil Lemony Lime Slow Cooked Chicken 1. Turn the slow cooker to high. Pour in orange juice or chicken broth. Add the cornstarch and stir until dissolved and no lumps remain. Stir in the honey. Measure in the spices and stir to blend. 2. Pull the skin off the chicken and discard. Trim off excess fat. Place chicken in the spice broth and turn until richly coated. Position pieces bone-side up and push down in the broth. Chop the onion and scatter overtop. Use the back of a spoon to push onion into the broth. Scatter carrots on top. Pit and coarsely chop the olives and stir in. 3. Cook on high for a maximum of 4 hours. Stir if you can after 3 hours so the carrots become immersed in the sauce. Makes 4 servings. 1 cup orange juice or chicken broth 3 Tbsp cornstarch 1 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp cumin, ground 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp salt 8 bone-in chicken thighs OR 8 bone-in chicken drumsticks OR 4 bone-in chicken breasts 1 onion, small, chopped 2 cups baby carrots 1 cup squash, cut into 2 inch (5 cm) pieces 1 cup green or mixed olives, wine cured Chicken Marrakesh Far from a blah work day dinner, this slow-cooker meal can be put together in the morning while the coffee's brewing or the night before and refrigerated. Fresh lemon and lime juices paired with apple juice serve to rev up the natural tastes in this slow-cooked comfort dish.