WW Recipe of the Day: Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Chicken
(190 calories | 4 2 2 myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)
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 low fat 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.
How Many Calories and WW Points in this Slow Cooker Chicken?
According to my calculations each serving has 190 calories and:
4 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
4 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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If you like this easy slow cooker recipe for gluten-free 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.
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Healthy Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Chicken Recipe
- 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
- 1-½ 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.
*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 each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
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Watch this video to see another easy slow cooker recipe for apple juice chicken:
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