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Nutmeg Nanny Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

Spice rubbed chicken thighs are slow cooked in a tangy mixture of apple cider vinegar and sticky honey for a delectably glazed end result. This no fuss dinner pairs well with a simple side of broccoli or green beans and will have your family clamoring for more.
6 Servings Meet The Cook Tricia's Whole30 Journey Print
Nutmeg Nanny Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Paprika
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • ½ cups Honey
  • 2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 3 pounds Chicken, Thighs, Boneless/Skinless

Freezer Containers

  • 2 Gallon Freezer Bags

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • 1 serving = 8 ounces
  • 353 Calories
  • 9g Fat
  • 2g Sat Fat
  • 190mg Cholesterol
  • 402mg Sodium
  • 41mg Potassium
  • 25g Carbs
  • 1g Fiber
  • 24g Sugar
  • 44g Protein
  • 9 WW+ Points
  • 10 SmartPoints

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Mix salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, chili powder, paprika and garlic powder together and set aside.
  2. Mix honey and cider vinegar and set aside.
  3. Un-tuck chicken thighs so they are flat.
  4. Cover both sides in seasoning and place chicken in slow cooker.
  5. Pour honey mixture over chicken.
  6. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  7. If you are able to baste the chicken by spooning some of the liquid over the chicken periodically during the cooking time, do so.
  8. Take chicken out of slow cooker and let rest for a few minutes.
  9. Spoon excess glaze over chicken before serving.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Mix salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, chili powder, paprika and garlic powder together and set aside.
  2. Mix honey and cider vinegar and set aside.
  3. Un-tuck chicken thighs so they are flat.
  4. Cover both sides in seasoning and divide among indicated number of freezer bags.
  5. Pour honey mixture over chicken thighs.
  6. Remove as much air as possible, label, and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Place chicken and glaze into slow cooker.
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  3. If you are able to baste the chicken by spooning some of the liquid over the chicken periodically during the cooking time, do so.
  4. Take chicken out of slow cooker and let rest for a few minutes.
  5. Spoon excess glaze over chicken before serving.

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    1. Patty, there is no nutmeg in this recipe. It was originally named for the blogger who created it. Sorry for the confusion!

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