Healthified Spicy Ginger Chicken

Healthified Spicy Ginger Chicken

Healthified Spicy Ginger Chicken
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93% less sat fat • 44% fewer calories than the original recipe. Hungry? Now you can fill up on fresh, tasty chicken without filling out.


  • 12 chicken drumsticks and/or thighs (2.5 to 3 pounds total), skinned
  • 2 14.5-ounce cans No-Salt-Added Diced Tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 3 cups hot cooked whole grain couscous


  • Place chicken pieces in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker.
  • Drain tomatoes, reserving juice from one can. For sauce, in a medium bowl combine tomatoes and the reserved juice, the tapioca, ginger, cilantro, garlic, brown sugar, salt, and crushed red pepper. Pour sauce over chicken.
  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours. Skim fat from sauce. Serve chicken and sauce with hot cooked couscous in shallow bowls. Sprinkle with parsley.

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