Juicy Slow Cooker Fruity BBQ Chicken

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For all the slow cooker recipe lovers, this is Slow Cooker Fruity BBQ Chicken recipe that is praise-worthy and virtually hassle-free to make. There are so many savory flavors going on in this recipe, but mainly the sweet and tangy flavors are what this chicken recipe is all about. This bbq chicken recipe does not require too much of prep work because your slow cooker will do most of the job. Of course, you have to throw the all the ingredients in your slow cooker, but that’s precisely what this recipe is all about. There is only one step to eating this delicious chicken dinner. Easy dinner ideas that have a high drool factor always make family meals extra special. Everyone including the kids will enjoy this healthy slow cooker recipe without throwing a fuss.

Healthy dinner ideas don't have to be elaborate or time-consuming. Cooking meals are all about convenience and accessibility regarding the ingredients and recipes. As long you can eat healthily it doesn't matter whether you bake, barbecue, grill or steam your meals. It's all about adding new variations and changing up your cooking style. Besides, homecooked food is any day better than buying a takeout or frozen dinners with all those unwanted preservatives and not to mention, the high sodium content in them. You can make a whole batch of this wonderful bbq chicken recipe and freeze it and eat whenever you crave a little something fruity bbq flavor in your dinner. Easy dinner ideas are fantastic on those days when you don't feel like doing much in the kitchen. For this recipe, you can use any bbq sauce that you like. Always choose a healthier barbecue sauce that is low in sugar and sodium and contains minimal preservatives. Make sure to read the ingredients list and don't be shy to compare the different labels.

Nutrition Facts for: Juicy Slow Cooker Fruity BBQ Chicken from The Midnight Baker

Ingredients: Chicken drumsticks and thighs, salt, pepper, garlic powder, BBQ sauce, apricot or peach preserves, Dijon mustard.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving:Calories 710, Calories from Fat 96, Total Fat 10.7g 16%, Saturated Fat 2.9g 15%, Cholesterol 262mg 87%, Sodium 2703mg 113%, Potassium 815mg 23%, Carbohydrates 49.4g 16%, Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%, Sugars 33.8g, Protein 99.2g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 7%, Calcium 7%, Iron 19%

When working with chicken, it's important to practice safety methods of handling meat to prevent cross contamination. By handling meat the safe way you can prevent 80 percent of food-borne illnesses. The only way to keep the bacteria out of your kitchen and surroundings is through proper means of cleaning your hands before and after handling food, especially meat. Make sure to clean thoroughly and sanitize counter tops after you have finished working with meat. Always refrigerate or freeze meat for later use under all circumstances to prevent salmonella. Types of meat like chicken, pork, and seafood have to be cooked thoroughly to the right temperature. Even if the meat is slightly raw, it can result in food poisoning. Thank you to Judith at the ‘The Midnight Baker' recipe blog for sharing this Slow Cooker Fruity BBQ Chicken recipe with us. Judith is an advocate of healthy dinner ideas. Do check out her blog for more easy dinner ideas. This BBQ Chicken recipe is a healthy slow cooker recipe that doesn’t need a reason to indulge. Everyone is going to love this recipe. Try making it for loved ones today!

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