Crock Pot Chicken Osso Buco
Author: Amy Flory
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 8 hours
Total time: 8 hours 30 mins
Healthy and beautiful, this Crock Pot Chicken Osso Buco makes a delicious dinner!
  • 2 lbs bone-in, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ cup red wine
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice
For Gremolata
  • ¼ cup fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  1. Rub thyme all over chicken thighs, and salt and pepper liberally. Place chicken in Crock Pot.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet, and add onions and carrots. Saute about 8 minutes, and add in 6 minced garlic cloves.
  3. Transfer vegetables to slow cooker.
  4. Pour tomatoes with juice on top of sauteed veggies.
  5. Add wine to skillet, and cook a few minutes, until it is reduced by ⅓. Pour wine over top of Crock Pot ingredients.
  6. Cover and cook on LOW 8 hours, or until meat falls off the bone.
  7. Meanwhile, for the gremolata: Combine the chopped parsley, lemon zest, and 2 cloves minced garlic in a small bowl. Cover until chicken is done.
  8. Remove meat from bones, and transfer it to serving bowls. Ladle the sauce over the meat, and top with gremolata.
  9. Serve with risotto or polenta.
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