Amazing Mediterranean Chicken


1 Medium Lemon
1 1/2 Cup coarsely chopped Onion
1/4 Cup 12 halved Olives
2 Tablespoons drained Capers
1 Can whole plum Tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped
12 Bone-In Chicken Thighs
1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil


1. Squeeze juice from lemon to measure 1 Teaspoon.  Place rind in a small bowl.  Cover and refrigerate.  Combine lemon juice, onion and next 3 ingredients in a 5 quart electric slow cooker.

2. Sprinkle chicken with pepper.  Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat.  Add oil pan, swirl to coat.  Place half of chicken in pan.  Cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned.  Place chicken in the slow cooker.  Repeat procedure with chicken.  Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or until chicken is done.

3. Place chicken thighs on plate.  Stir reserved lemon rind into sauce over chicken.

This meal is incredible.  Very healthy & nutritious.  This dish is perfect for a family dinner.  My tummy totally craves this as I write this blog.  How great!?  You can be very creative with this Mediterranean Chicken entrée.  Wishing you a marvelous Spring!!  Enjoy every bite… Indulge in this super, excellent and wonderful chicken dish.



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