Greek Chicken

Greek Chicken
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Serve this slow cooker chicken recipe with linguine for a hearty dinner. 
10 min
Prep Time
6:00
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
8 (2 pounds)
boneless skinless chicken thighs
1 (12-ounce) jar (1 cup)
roasted red peppers, drained, cut into strips
1 small (1/2 cup)
onion, sliced
1 tablespoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 cup
lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
pepper
6 ounces
uncooked linguine pasta
1/2 cup
whole medium pitted kalamata olives
1 tablespoon
finely chopped fresh oregano leaves*
1 ounce
crumbled feta cheese
 
*Substitute 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves.

Directions

  1. Melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken thighs. Cook over medium-high heat, turning once, 4-5 minutes or until chicken is browned. Drain off fat.
  2. Place chicken thighs, red peppers, onion and garlic in 4-quart slow cooker. Combine lemon juice, salt and pepper in bowl; pour over chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3-4 hours or until chicken is tender.
  3. Cook linguini according to package directions.
  4. Divide linguine among individual bowls; top with chicken thighs. Stir olives and oregano into juices in slow cooker. Place vegetables over chicken, using slotted spoon. Sprinkle with feta cheese. Serve with additional juices, if desired

Recipe Tips

Feta cheese is a salty, crumbly Greek cheese traditionally made from sheep or goat’s milk. Its tangy taste complements this dish perfectly. Flavored feta cheeses such as sun-dried tomato or basil feta cheese can be used as well.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
640
Cholesterol
235mg
Carbohydrates
52g
Protein
48g
Fat
23g
Sodium
1530mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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