Slow-Cooker Honey-Garlic Chicken Drumsticks with Chickpeas and Vegetables
If you’ve heard the question “what’s for dinner?” one too many times, this easy to prep slow-cooker recipe is the answer. It can be prepped in the morning, will cook all day long, and will be ready and waiting when you arrive from work. Prepared in a honey-garlic sauce, with chickpeas, carrots, and small potatoes, this meal is sure to please!
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 8 hours on low or 4 hours on high
- 1 kg chicken drumsticks
- 1 large onion, diced
- 2 cans (540 ml) chickpeas
- 680 g of small potatoes
- 907 g Nantes carrots
- 3 tablespoons (45 mL) fresh parsley, chopped
- ½ cup (125 mL) soy sauce
- ½ cup (125 mL) honey
- ¼ cup (60 ml) ketchup
- 1 tablespoon (15 ml) Sriracha
- 3 tablespoons (45 ml) minced garlic
- One pouch of onion soup mix* (28g)
- 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
- 1 tsp (5 ml) dried parsley
- 1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil
- Pinch of cayenne pepper
- Pinch of ground black pepper
- In a bowl, combine all sauce ingredients.
- Place chicken drumsticks, onion, chickpeas, potatoes, carrots, and sauce in slow cooker. Cook for 8 hours on low or 4 hours on high.
- Serve with fresh parsley to taste and ENJOY this slow-cooker chicken!
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Nutritional values per serving: 454 calories, 46 g carbs, 16 g fat, 32 g proteins, 10 g fibers
*If possible, use a product with reduced salt (you can find some with 25% less salt). The onion soup mix adds flavour and simplifies the task. The pouch contains more salt than spices, but since its contents is divided into many portions, the amount of salt per portion is quite acceptable. Or there are two other options: Option 1: Make your own homemade mixture with spices, dehydrated onion flakes, beef broth powder, onion powder and garlic powder. Option 2: You can simply use only a small amount of the onion soup mix.