Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Breast (High-Protein Recipe!)

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Main Courses
Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken with pita bread, chopped veggies and yogurt dip or sauce

Make a magnificent Mediterranean meal with a little help from your slow cooker! This simple chicken dinner is a winner, filled with delicious flavor and versatile enough for any side dish you’re craving. Featuring a savory blend of spices, lemon juice and creamy Greek yogurt, our Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken recipe is high in protein for a Nutrisystem-approved dinner that will keep you satisfied.

Making this easy slow cooker chicken breast is super simple: Simply mix together the Mediterranean chicken marinade by combining nonfat plain Greek yogurt with cumin, garlic powder, paprika, turmeric, cinnamon and dried parsley. Want your meal extra smoky and savory? Try using smoked paprika! Add this mixture to the slow cooker with lemon juice, low sodium chicken broth and chicken breast.

Now that all of the components are in your crockpot, you have two options: You can either cook your Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken Breast recipe on HIGH for three to four hours or on LOW for seven to eight hours. Serve it up on a platter with your favorite non-starchy vegetables (we love sliced tomatoes and cucumber), a tasty dip (such as tzatziki, hummus or a Greek yogurt dip) and some pita bread. Make sure to account for these additions in your NuMi journal; our Grocery Guide will tell you how to count them!

This crockpot chicken recipe makes six servings, so it’s the perfect family dinner when you’ve been busy all day. One serving counts as two PowerFuels and clocks in under 200 calories (195 to be exact!).

We think that this meal would pair perfectly with our recipe for Tomato, Cucumber and Mint Mediterranean Salad! With just cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, fresh mint, lemon juice and a little honey and pepper, it’s an easy breezy side dish that you’ll want to make again and again. Click here for the recipe! >

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Servings: 6

Calories per Serving: 195

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 PowerFuels

Ingredients:

  • 2 lb. chicken breast
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • ½ cup chicken broth, low sodium
  • ¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. turmeric
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley

Directions:

  1. Mix together Greek yogurt and seasoning.
  2. Add all ingredients to slow cooker and mix.
  3. Cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours or LOW for 7-8 hours.
  4. Remove chicken and serve on a platter with vegetables, dip and pita bread. You can also enjoy it in a wrap, rice bowl or salad.