The inviting aroma of apricots, chicken, couscous, and garlic in your slow cooker makes you feel welcome when you come home after a busy day.

Source: Midwest Living


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker place carrots and onions. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add to cooker; top chicken with raisins and apricots. In bowl whisk broth, tomato paste, flour, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, and 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper.

  • Add to cooker. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 6-1/2 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours. Serve in bowls with couscous. Sprinkle with nuts. Garnish with cilantro. Serves 4.

For Easy Cleanup:

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

600 calories; 15 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 4 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 139 mg cholesterol; 997 mg sodium. 1302 mg potassium; 65 g carbohydrates; 8 g fiber; 28 g sugar; 52 g protein; 108 IU vitamin a; 17 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 20 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 60 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 111 mg calcium; 5 mg iron;