Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Dried Cherries and Leeks

Slow cooker chicken thighs with dried cherries and leeks. An easy, incredibly delicious chicken recipe. Just throw everything in the pot and let the magic happen! Serve over couscous or rice to soak up all the delicious sauce.

4.7 from 3 reviews

Tender, slow-cooked chicken thighs infused with the flavors of leeks, sweet dried cherries, salty Kalamata olives, and rich ruby port.




  1. Conventional Method: Put everything in a large heavy cooking pot or Dutch Oven, except the cilantro and almonds. Bring to a boil. Lower to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 3 1/2 hours.
  2. Slow Cooker Method Put everything in the slow cooker, except the cilantro and almonds. Mix to combine. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  3. Finishing the Dish Remove bones, thyme sprigs and cinnamon stick. Stir to break up chicken so it has the consistency of pulled chicken. Serve over couscous or quinoa. Sprinkle with cilantro and toasted almonds (optional) Enjoy!

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