Slow-Cooker Country Captain Chicken
Appears in Cook's Country April/May 2006
This Georgia chicken stew is traditionally garnished with toasted nuts, shredded coconut, and diced fresh fruit-and always served with rice. It should be tender and spicy, but a slow cooker can make the meat stringy and the sauce bland.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Browning chicken thighs with the skin on gave our Slow-Cooker Country Captain Chicken recipe a flavorful foundation, and removing the skin before braising kept the broth from turning greasy. Because the dish simmers so long, it was importan...