Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken Stew






Prep Time : 20 mins

Cook Time : 4 hrs

Total Time : 4 hrs 20 mins

Servings: 6 -8

Calories: 243 kcal

Slow cooker Spanish chicken stew is a cozy meal that brings a little Spanish flair to your dinner table, thanks to roasted red peppers, smoked paprika, and a pinch of saffron.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb baby potatoes halved (roughly 3.5 cups)
  • 8 small chicken thighs 600g/1.3 lbs
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 2 celery stalks sliced
  • 300 mL jar of roasted red peppers drained and rinsed, cut into small pieces (about 1.5 cups)
  • 1/2 a red onion diced
  • 19 oz can of diced tomatoes including liquids, or sub 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • a pinch of saffron threads
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Before serving:

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Instructions :

  1. In the base of a slow cooker combine all ingredients except the balsamic vinegar and peas.
  2. Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 4 hours.
  3. Stir in the balsamic vinegar and peas, cover and cook for 5 minutes before serving.