How To: Make Delicious Balsamic Chicken in a Slow Cooker

Make Delicious Balsamic Chicken in a Slow Cooker


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into strips
  • 1 onion, sliced thin
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 ripe Bartlett pears, cored and sliced
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar

Step 1 Brown chicken

Heat oil in a pan and sautee chicken until browned. Transfer to slow cooker.

Step 2 Add onion

Slice onion thinly and add to slow cooker. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Step 3 Add pears and asparagus

Chop pears into bite sized pieces and layer on top of onion. Chop off white bottoms of asparagus, and layer on top.

Step 4 Add dressing

Combine garlic, balsamic vinegar, apple juice, rosemary, ginger, and brown sugar in a bowl and stir or whisk until blended. Pour over contents of slow cooker.

Step 5 Cook and enjoy!

Cook on low 4-6 hours and serve over rice or pasta!

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