A major purpose of this blog is to take common recipes and redo them to cut out salt, fat and sugar. Here’s a perfect example, a recipe for honey garlic crock pot chicken I found on diethood.com.
To start, substitute chicken breasts for the thighs listed to cut fat substantially. Next, instead of soy sauce use Mrs. Dash salt-free teriyaki, or a similar salt-free brand. I’ve tested several, click here to read about them.
The Pandemic has seen many salt-free products disappear from supermarket shlves, so you may ahve to shop online to find any of these right now.
I’m not sure how high the sugar content is from using honey, if you worry about sugar, use less honey.
I’d also substitute a low-salt, low-sugar ketchup for a regular brand.
Here’s the recipe, with my substitutions noted:Continue reading “A modified crock pot recipe for honey garlic chicken”