Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Healthy Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Chicken
I’ve got a healthy slow cooker chicken recipe for you today – Easy Cranberry Apple Chicken.
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, simmered with apples, cranberries, and apple juice in the slow cooker until tender, this one pot wonder couldn’t be easier, more delicious, or more perfect for this busy time of year.
I’m ashamed to admit that I first cooked up this dish last fall and then somehow managed to lose track of it until recently, when I was working to get my recipes organized.
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An instant hit last year, now that I’ve rediscovered this healthy slow cooker cranberry apple chicken, I can’t wait to make it again.
Skinny on Healthy Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Chicken
Light, but satisfying and flavorful, this low calorie one-dish slow cooker cranberry apple chicken was an instant hit when I first made it last fall.
Delicious served with wild rice, mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes and your favorite green vegetable for a satisfying meal.
According to my calculations each serving has 190 calories, *4 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, *4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints, *2 Freestyle SmartPoints.
If you like this easy slow cooker recipe for cranberry apple chicken, be sure to check out my other Weight Watchers friendly recipes including Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki with Pineapple, Slow Cooker Cuban Citrus Chicken, Slow Cooker Chicken Marbella, Crock Pot Turkey & Garlic and Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Herbes de Provence & Beer.
Watch this video to see another easy slow cooker recipe for apple juice chicken:
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts simmered with cranberries, apple and apple juice until tender. This simple and delicious slow cooker recipe has just 4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints!
- 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 5 ounces each)
- 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
- 1 green apple, peeled, cored and sliced
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 cup unsweetened apple juice or cider
- 1-1/2 tablespoons minute tapioca
Ideal slow cooker size: 4-Quart.
Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper and place in the slow cooker. Sprinkle with cranberries and apples.
In a medium bowl, stir together the brown sugar, apple juice and tapioca and pour over the chicken and fruit.
Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours, or until the chicken is tender.
Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *4
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: *4
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *2
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
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