Bacon wrapped stuffed chicken thighs are the meal I prepare for all my friends when they bring home their baby. Putting something on in their slow cooker (or bringing mine over) means that they can eat at a time that will suit their baby's sleep pattern and it's not ruined.
That and they taste fabulous!!!!
I find slow cooked meals a bit hard work in summer at times, but this one is quite light and doesn't make me feel too hot like some of the beef recipes can.
Butterfly the prunes and apricots
Place one of each into a chicken thigh
Place the thigh onto a piece of bacon
Roll it up and secure with twine
Slice the cabbage fairly thinly and place in bottom of slow cooker - it should come up around half way so your cooker doesn't get too hot whilst cooking
Sprinkle sultanas over it so that there's about as many as you can see in this picture - don't be too fussy
Pour in the white wine - around half way up the cabbage is where I usually go for - in my large cooker this is about half a bottle
Place your chicken rolls in, cover and set on low
Cook for around 8 hours
Plate up with mashed potato and some baby spinach leaves
Enjoy as left overs too!
I love to bake and stopped for quite a while after my second son was born. I'm back in full swing now, but it's all changed to things that are quick and easy to prepare, and also have toddler friendly attributes such as hidden vegetables!