Catalan-style slow cooker chicken

Catalan-style slow cooker chicken

This healthy recipe is easy and makes a fantastic family meal bursting with tomato, garlic and saffron flavour.

By , 21 September 2015
Catalan-style slow cooker chicken
  • Ready in: 315 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: £1.83 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 609g serving contains
  • Fat low
  • Saturates low
  • Sugars low
  • Salt low
  • Energy 1863KJ 445KCAL
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 306kJ/73kcal.
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1.35kg Butcher's Selection Medium Chicken
  • 2 medium red onions, roughly chopped
  • 1 red pepper, de-seeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, de-seeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely sliced
  • 6 medium vine-on tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 150ml fino sherry (or dry white wine)
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • Pinch of saffron, steeped in 2 tbsp warm water
  • 1 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 20g flaked almonds, toasted and chopped
  • Mix together the paprika and 1 tbsp of the olive oil. Massage over the chicken and set aside.

  • Heat the remaining oil in a large frying pan. Add the onions and fry for 2 minutes. Add the peppers and garlic, and fry for a further 2 minutes until slightly soft. Set aside.

  • Place the chicken in a large slow cooker. Combine the pepper mixture with the tomatoes and bay leaf and arrange around the chicken.

  • Pour over the sherry, stock and saffron with its water. Make sure the meat is covered - add more stock if needed - but don't fill the pot more than three-quarters full.

  • Cook on high for 1 hour, then turn to the lowest setting and cook for at least 5 hours more, or until the meat juices run clear. Sprinkle with the parsley and almonds and serve.

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