Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken is a simple dinner of chicken cooked in a tangy tomato sauce!
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Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken

chicken cooked in a simple sauce of olives and tomatoes.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 4 Chicken Thighs bone-in, with skin
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion diced
  • 1 c White Wine
  • 28 oz. can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 c Kalamata Olives
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Oregano
  • 2 tsp Salt divided


  • Heat pan and add olive oil.
  • Use 1 tsp of salt to slat the chicken thighs then place them into hot pan skin side down.
  • Brown chicken on each side for 3-5 minutes or until skin begins to get crispy.
  • Once chicken is browned remove and set it to the side.
  • Add onion to the pan and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add white wine to the pan and continue to cook on high until liquid is reduced by half.
  • Combine onion mixture, crushed tomatoes, olives, oregano, garlic, and salt to the slow cooker and stir to combine.
  • Place chicken thighs into the sauce and cover.
  • Cook on HIGH for 4 hours.
  • Serve over pasta with feta cheese for garnish.