Cioppino-Style Chicken

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Cioppino-Style Chicken
Cioppino-Style Chicken
Rita Maas, Romulo Yanes, and Ann Stratton

Cioppino-Style Chicken

Turn this San Francisco-style dish into a full meal, and serve the slow-cooker chicken over black rice. This recipe comes from the Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook Fifth Edition.

4
Servings
253
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Spooning this San Francisco-style chicken dish over black rice makes a stunning presentation.

Excerpted from Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook Fifth Edition © 2014 by Weight Watchers. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 1/4 pounds), skinned
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 2 large celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 14 1/2-ounce can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 Cup dry white wine
  • ¼ Teaspoon red bell pepper flakes
  • ¼ Cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Directions

Sprinkle the chicken with ¼ teaspoon of salt. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook the chicken, in batches, until browned on all sides, about 8 minutes per batch. Transfer the chicken to a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker.

Add the onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic to the skillet. Cook, stirring, until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes. Add the vegetables, tomatoes, wine, pepper flakes, and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt to the slow cooker; mix well. Cover and cook until the chicken and vegetables are fork-tender, 4 to 5 hours on high or 8 to 10 hours on low. Stir in the basil and parsley.

Cioppino Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Cioppino Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
18%
Sugar
7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Protein
18g
36%
Carbs
12g
4%
Vitamin A
116µg
13%
Vitamin B12
0.5µg
7.7%
Vitamin B6
0.7mg
32.6%
Vitamin C
73mg
100%
Vitamin E
2mg
10%
Vitamin K
56µg
70%
Calcium
78mg
8%
Fiber
4g
16%
Folate (food)
53µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
53µg
13%
Iron
2mg
10%
Magnesium
44mg
11%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
6mg
28%
Phosphorus
200mg
29%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
654mg
19%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
17.7%
Sodium
533mg
22%
Thiamin (B1)
0.7mg
47.8%
Zinc
2mg
14%

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