Crock Pot Artichoke Lemon Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Slow-Cooker

Crock Pot Artichoke Lemon Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

Ingredients

Spices:

  • 1 tsp ras el hanout
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper 1/4 tsp Himalayan salt

Chicken:

  • 2 whole chickens (approx 4lb each), cut into 10 pieces each (breasts cut in half, thighs, legs and wings
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups light chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • zest of 2 lemons.
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 2 cans artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and cut in half
  • 1 cup caperberries, rinsed
  • 2 tbsp tapioca flour + 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Method

  1. Mix all the spices in a bowl
  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper
  3. Melt ghee in a skillet and spread pieces of the chicken and fry for 4 minutes on each side and place the chicken aside
  4. Saute onion and garlic in the skillet for 2 minutes and add the chicken stock, lemon juice, lemon zest and spice mixture and bring to simmer
  5. Place the chicken and pour over the chicken stock mixture in the crock pot
  6. Cook for 7 hours on low or 5 hours on high
  7. Add the lemon slices, artichoke hearts and caperberries around an hour before the cooking is done
  8. Remove the chicken, lemon slices, artichoke hearts and caperberries and place in a bowl
  9. Strain the liquid left in the crock pot into a saucepan
  10. Dissolve the tapioca flour in 2 tbsp water and pour over the stock
  11. Bring to boil in a saucepan whisking constantly until it thickens
  12. Pour over the chicken and serve

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