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Low Carb Keto Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken Thighs are a perfect meal for a busy weeknight.
Keto Balsamic Chicken Thighs
This amazing slow cooker chicken recipe is simple enough for any weeknight meal and delicious enough for company. With a few ingredients and 3-4 hours in your slow cooker, you have the most tender, mouthwatering flavorful chicken the whole family will love! Pair it with any side dishes you like. The slow cooker does all the work and you will have an amazing dinner waiting for you when you get home from a long day.
Low Carb Sides
I’d serve this with:
- Cheesy Cauliflower Tots
- Loaded Cauliflower
- Cauliflower Rice salad
- Oven Fried Garlic Parmesan Green Beans
- Low Carb Cheesy Bacon Hasselback Zucchini
Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken Thighs
Using boneless chicken thighs is best for perfect tender and juicy slow cooked chicken, but of course you could always use chicken breast if you’re not a fan of dark meat. You could even try this recipe using pork tenderloin if you like. My entire family loved this chicken and each child asked for seconds of it which rarely ever happens! Don’t be worried about the balsamic flavor, it is subtle and not strong at all. The kids will only notice how moist and tasty the chicken is, I promise!
Tools to Make Balsamic Chicken
Slow Cooker-I love using my crock pot weekly for that wonderful smell when you come home knowing you’ve got dinner ready to go for the family!
or Instant Pot– As much as I love using my crock pot, having an Instant Pot does save time when you need to get dinner ready in under an hour.
This is an old pic but I kept it because it’s been pinned so so many times and it’s not that bad.
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Other crock pot recipes you might like:
- Crock Pot Balsamic Chicken Breasts
- Crock Pot Balsamic Pork Tenderloin
- Crock Pot Beef Burgundy
- Crock Pot Shredded Mexican Style Chicken
- Crock Pot Sugar Free BBQ Pulled Chicken
Low Carb Keto Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken Thighs
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Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken Thighs
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 teaspoons dehydrated onion
- 4 garlic cloves minced
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar divided
- 8 chicken thighs boneless, skinless (about 24 ounces)
- sprinkle of fresh chopped parsley
Combine the first five dry spices in a small bowl and spread over chicken on both sides.
Pour olive oil and garlic on the bottom of the crock pot. Pour in 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar.
Place chicken on top.
Sprinkle remaining balsamic vinegar over the chicken.
Cover and cook on high for 3 hours if you have a fairly new slow cooker. If you have an older slow cooker you may need to cook another hour.
Sprinkle with fresh parsley on top to serve.
This recipe was one of my first published on my blog in November of 2012! I finally updated the pictures in 2018 and updated with video in February 2020.