close up of lemon and garlic crockpot chicken thighs garnished with citrus spices
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Allspice, Orange and Lemon Crockpot Chicken Thighs

A delicious slow cooker allspice orange and lemon chicken.
Course Main
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword crockpot chicken thighs, slow cooker chicken thighs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 300kcal
Author Bintu Hardy | Recipes From A Pantry

Ingredients

Allspice Orange and Lemon Crockpot Chicken Thighs Ingredients List:

  • 6 large chicken thighs with the skin on
  • 1 1/4 tsp allspice (divided)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 2-3 oranges (1 cup)
  • 1 tsp honey (or more, to taste)
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 3 slices of orange
  • 6 sprigs thyme
  • ground black pepper

Instructions

Allspice Orange and Lemon Crockpot Chicken Thighs Cooking Instructions:

  • Season the chicken with half the allspice and salt and heat the oil.
  • Brown the chicken on all sides (for a total of about 6 minutes).
  • Add chicken to your crockpot (if you are not already frying this in your slow cooker), followed by the rest of the ingredients, cover and cook on high for 3-4 hrs.
  • Remove the crockpot chicken thighs from the slow cooker when done and serve warm.

Notes

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs Tips

  • The browning step adds a lovely flavour to the end dish and crisps the skin, but skip it if you don't have time.
  • For a leaner meal, remove the skin from the chicken thighs before cooking.
  • Adjust or change the seasoning altogether on your allspice slow cooker chicken thighs to suit your preferences.

Allspice, Lemon & Orange Crockpot Chicken Thighs Weight Watchers Points

  • If you replace the olive oil used for frying with a calorie-controlled cooking spray there are 7 Freestyle SmartPoints in one serving of these Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs.
  • If you replace the olive oil used for frying with a calorie-controlled cooking spray and use skinless chicken thighs, there are  just 2 Freestyle SmartPoints in one serving of slow cooker skinless chicken thighs.

Crockpot Chicken Thighs Serving Suggestions

To keep these Crockpot Lemon Garlic Chicken Thighs light, I tend to serve them with lots of fresh cut up veggies and salads. But you can pair them up with other carbs as you wish.
Easy Cucumber Tomato Salad.
Sesame Spinach Salad.
Air Fryer Corn on the Cob.
Instant Pot Mashed Potato.
Instant Pot Quinoa.
Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes.

More Chicken Recipes

Easy Slow Cooker Whole Chicken.
Instant Pot Chicken Thighs.
Air Fryer Chicken Thighs.
Sheet pan Chicken Thighs and Sweet Potato.

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 11.6mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg