Mission Chicken

This dish has a wonderful sauce. It’s from the book Crockery Cookery by Mable Hoffman.  This is the first of several recipes from this book. The points value is 11 per leg of chicken, (thigh and drumstick together).

4 chicken legs

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground cloves

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp lemon pepper

1 6-8 ox can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed

1/4 tsp hot sauce

3 tbl cornstarch

3 tbl water

1 cup seedless grapes, halved

1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted


Place chicken in slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon, cloves, salt, lemon pepper, orange juice concentrate, hot pepper sauce, and combine well. Pour mixture over chicken. cover and cook on low for 5 hours or till chicken is tender.


Mix cornstarch and water, add to sauce in cooker. Turn on high to thicken if necessary. Add grapes and serve with slivered almonds.



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