Slow Cooker: Cha Cha Chicken

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Can’t get enough of this healthy and effortless chicken dish! Serve in rolls, wraps, over greens, with rice, or in quesadillas

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Slow Cooker “Cha Cha” Chicken

Makes about 1 quart – Serves: 4

1/2 cup barbecue sauce (Trader Joe’s Kansas City Style BBQ Sauce recommended)
Juice of one orange
1/4 cup 100% apple juice or apple cider
1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled (optional)
1/2 red onion, sliced
1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 package boneless skinless chicken thighs (6 pieces or about 1.5 pounds)

In the bottom of a slow cooker, combine BBQ sauce, orange juice, apple juice, ginger, onion, bell pepper; stir to combine. Add chicken thighs and toss to coat. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for 4 hours. Shred meat with a fork before serving.

Nutrition Per Serving: Calories: 284; Total Fat: 7 grams; Saturated Fat: 2 grams; Total Carbohydrate:  20 grams; Protein: 34 grams; Sodium: 420 milligrams; Cholesterol: 141 milligrams
Fiber: 0 grams

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