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Slow-cooker Italian-style chicken with tomatoes and pepperoni

Succulent chicken thigh fillets and slices of Italian pepperoni are slow-cooked to perfection in this 'set-and-forget' recipe from The Australian Women's Weekly's 'Slow-Cooker Comfort Food' cookbook.
slow cooker chicken recipe
3H 30M
3H 40M



1.Heat oil in a 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker on sear (HIGH) setting; cook chicken, in batches, turning, for 10 minutes, until well browned. Remove from cooker.
2.Add pepperoni, onion, fennel seeds and rosemary; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion softens. Add capsicum, tomatoes and stock; stir to combine. Cook, covered, on low, for 3 hours.
3.Increase heat to reduce setting on high; simmer, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until sauce thickens. Season to taste. Serve sprinkled with chives.

Serving suggestions: accompany with mashed potato, steamed baby potatoes, steamed green beans or crusty bread. Suitable to freeze at the end of step 3.


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