Chicken in a Pot Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes


  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 3 pounds chicken, whole or cut up, skin removed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried coarse black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 cup water, chicken broth, or white cooking wine


  1. Place vegetables in bottom of slow cooker. Place chicken on top of vegetables. Add seasonings and water.
  2. Cover. Cook on LOW 8-10 hours, or HIGH 3-1/2 hours (use 1 cup liquid if cooking on HIGH).
  3. This is a great foundation for soups - chicken vegetable, chicken noodle, chicken rice, chicken corn, and other favorites.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 6 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 172
Fat: 5 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 381 milligrams
Cholesterol: 65 milligrams
Protein: 22 grams
Carbohydrates: 8 grams
Sugars: 4 grams

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Diabetic Exchanges

1 Vegetable, 3 Lean Meat

Book Title: Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook

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