Chicken Marbella Slow Cooker


Recipe: Chicken Marbella Slow Cooker

Summary: A taste of the Mediterranean in one delicious slow cook chicken dish. This is a classic Chicken Marbella recipe.


  • 1/3 cup(s) dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 3 tablespoon(s) cider vinegar
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon(s) capers
  • 1/2 cup(s) prunes or (plums)
  • 1/3 cup(s) pitted garlic stuffed green olives
  • 1 package bone in drumsticks and chicken thighs (2.34 lbs)


  1. In a 5- to 6-qt slow cooker, whisk together the wine, brown sugar, oregano, 2 Tbsp of the vinegar, and 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper. Add the garlic, capers, prunes and olives and mix to combine.
  2. Add the chicken, nestling it among the olives and prunes. Cover and cook until the meat is tender and cooked through, on low for 5 to 6 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours; gently stir in the remaining Tbsp vinegar.

Quick notes

Recipe called for 1/3 cup of green olives and 6 cloves of garlic, but I substituted garlic olives from the supermarket olive bar.

You could also cook in the oven for 1 hour at 350 degrees till internal temp reaches 165 degrees.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 3 hour(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Spark People

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