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Fennel and Pear Chicken Thighs Recipe

Looking for an easy Fennel and Pear Chicken Thighs recipe? Learn how to make Fennel and Pear Chicken Thighs using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by davefiredancer19

Makes 6 servings



http://lifestyle.msn.com/foodandentertaining/recipes/articlebhg.aspx?cp-documentid=6557932Serve with hot couscous or rice

Recipe Ingredients for Fennel and Pear Chicken Thighs

1 fennel bulb, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
12 ounces sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup dried pears, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca, finely ground
2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 cup pear nectar or apple juice

Recipe Directions for Fennel and Pear Chicken Thighs

  1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine sliced fennel, mushrooms, and dried pears. Sprinkle with tapioca. Add chicken thighs; sprinkle with salt, thyme, and pepper. Pour pear nectar over mixture in cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

  3. Serve chicken mixture with hot cooked couscous. If desired, garnish with fennel tops. Makes 6 servings.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 307.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
396
Calories from Fat
136
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.1g
23%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
136mg
45%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
707mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
24.6g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
16.6g
Protein
40.3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 5% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sugar
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