Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Slow Cooker "Roast" Chicken - Perfect :)

This was absolutely delicious, flavoursome and tender, and to go out for the day, then home to the aromas is gorgeous!  If you did want to crisp it up (as per the pic), you could always put it into a pre-heated oven to 230 for 45 minutes (the time it takes to roast the spuds)!



Ingredients
1 free range chicken - size to suit
Olive oil
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp dry thyme
Salt and pepper

Brush chicken with olive oil
Combine the rest of the ingredients and sprinkle over chicken
Put the chicken in the slowcooker and turn to auto - this starts the slowcooking on high then reduces to low, I let it cook for around 7 hours - was perfect!


I also took the juices, of which there was a lot, and made it into a gravy, and have frozen it for use another time - these Pour and Store freezer bags designed for liquids are just genius!

You can also do the same with Roast Pork I discovered!

Enjoy x

11 comments:

  1. Oooh, fabulous. Will give this a go this week and I didn't know you could get special freezer bags for liquid! Thanks for the tips

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  2. Oooh, fabulous. Will give this a go this week and I didn't know you could get special freezer bags for liquid! Thanks for the tips

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    1. Its peasy, Chrissie preferred to brown off the chicken first and I have done so since, tho worked perfectly without! And yes, those freezer bags are genius! Do let me know how you go!
      Annie x

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    2. yeah i need to give this a go... my family would be happy.

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    3. Its a winner, simple to do and ready and waiting after a good day out, let me know how you go :)
      Annie x

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  3. Oh yum, can't wait to try this

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    1. Its so simple Lisa, hope you enjoy and thanks for stopping by :)
      Annie x

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  4. Trying now...but put on high as I wasn't organised to put on earlier. Thanks. x

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  5. I 've been wondering how to cook a roast Chicken in my slow cooker ,I'll be giving this a go for sure *Thanks Annie :-)

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  6. If trying to find a way to do roast beef med you can't use a slow cooker. Its got to be done old style in the oven that I habe plenty of great recipes for.
    However if you however want to have great Italian beef slow cooker to the rescue!!!

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  7. If trying to find a way to do roast beef med you can't use a slow cooker. Its got to be done old style in the oven that I habe plenty of great recipes for.
    However if you however want to have great Italian beef slow cooker to the rescue!!!

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