When we think of summer dinners, the grill often comes into mind. The grill is a great way to cook chicken, but it certainly isn't the only way. Avoiding the oven in the summer is a must for many families, as it's just too hot outside. So, consider the slow cooker instead!
This picnic chicken recipe can easily be made in the slow cooker. Throw all of the ingredients together and cook it overnight while you sleep. It needs to cook on low for six to seven hours. If you allow it to cook while you sleep, you'll be able to wake up to the delicious smells of this dish wafting through your house.
Only a handful of ingredients are necessary for this recipe. You'll need chicken, of course, along with pickle relish, Dijon mustard, mayo, and chicken broth. All of these ingredients are easy to acquire and don't cost an arm and a leg. You may even have the relish, mustard, and mayo on hand already!
The next time you need an easy recipe to make for a picnic, turn to this chicken. Good picnic dishes don't always have to go on the grill, and this recipe proves that. Make sure to place a bookmark on this page so that you don't lose this recipe.
Slow Cooker Picnic Chicken
4 large chicken thighs, with skin
¼ cup dill pickle relish
¼ cup Dijon mustard
¼ cup mayonnaise
½ cup chicken broth
1. Rinse chicken well; pat dry. Place in a greased 5-6 quart slow cooker skin side up.
2. In a mixing bowl, stir together the relish, mustard, and mayonnaise. When well-blended, stir in the chicken broth. Mix well.
3. Pour sauce over the chicken.
4. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours, or until chicken is tender, but not dry or mushy.
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