Chicken recipes in a slow cooker with a photo: tasty, healthy, festive
The rhythm of the life of a modern woman makes us find more and more new methods of saving time in housekeeping. In this excellent helper is a multicooker.
What is even simpler: put meat in a slow cooker or put asleep cereal, pressed the necessary buttons — and after the beep we have a ready dish: roast or porridge! In this case, the multicooker dish is as close as possible to a healthy diet, since it uses the minimum amount of fat.
One of the most popular meat dishes are dishes made from chicken meat. This meat is dietary, suitable for a healthy diet, for children and the elderly.
It is very easy to cook chicken meat in a slow cooker, especially since the chicken can be cooked in a variety of ways: bake whole, stew, fry in combination with vegetables and cereals. Due to the uniform supply of heat in the multicooker, the chicken roasts evenly.
Below we consider simple recipes that any hostess can do.
Whole baked chicken is a classic festive dish. And in a slow cooker, its cooking will take much less time and effort than in a conventional oven.
For roasting a whole carcass of a chicken, the Redmond (Redmond) M-4502 multicooker will do (if you have another company, then use it, of course).
We proceed immediately to the preparation of this chicken recipe in a slow cooker with vivid photos.
First, the chicken carcass must be rinsed inside and out and dried on top with a towel.
You need to cook the marinade for the chicken: mix salt, sugar, brandy, vegetable oil and seasonings in a separate container (you can use ready-made chicken seasoning, you can use hops-suneli or various spices: dried basil, rosemary, oregano, ground paprika or pepper mixes and other).
Peel fresh garlic, chop (squeeze through a press, grate, put in a mortar) and add to the marinade.
Grate the meat thoroughly with marinade, put in a separate container (large cup or pan), cover and leave to marinate for several hours in the cold (preferably overnight).
When the chicken is well marinated, it is necessary to grease the bottom of the bowl abundantly with butter, put the carcass in it (the main thing is to fit it completely), set the Baking program for 40 minutes. When the beep sounds, turn the chicken carcass and turn on Baking mode again at the same time.
We are waiting for the next signal about the end of baking. Rosy, fragrant, juicy, tender chicken is ready! It goes well with baked or stewed potatoes, vegetables, and various cereals.
We offer to see the recipe for roasting chicken entirely in a slow cooker in the video story:
Delicate chicken fillet in cream sauce in a slow cooker
Cooked chicken breast (fillet) is considered to be a dietary, easily digestible dish. Particularly good is the fillet in the slow cooker, since you can not be afraid that it will burn or dry out.
The chicken cooked in a creamy sauce is very successful — the meat is tender and juicy.
Ingredients needed to make chicken fillet:
- 0.5 kg of chicken fillet;
- 1 onion;
- 5 tbsp. l cream;
- 1 tbsp. l wheat flour;
- 100 g of hard cheese;
- Sunflower oil;
- Salt, spices;
In a bowl of the multicooker, combine the butter (3 tbsp. L.) And flour, mix. Onions cut into cubes, fry it together with flour in a slow cooker on «Baking» (15 minutes).
After adding to the onions chopped fillet pieces and pour the cream. Salt, add spices (hops-suneli, curry, paprika or dried herbs), mix.
Select the program “Quenching” in the menu and set the time to 1 hour. A few minutes before the end of the hour on top of the contents of the bowl sprinkle with grated cheese.
This dish is perfect for boiled rice or buckwheat, as well as mashed potatoes. The same principle can be cooked and chicken wings.
Check out the video recipe below.
A great way to cook chicken fillet with cheese and tomatoes, baked in foil in a slow cooker:
Particular attention should be paid to stew chicken, as it is more useful than fried, but at the same time not inferior to the latter neither in taste refinement, nor in appearance appeal, especially cooked in tomato juice.
This spicy and fragrant chicken can be dried in a multi-cooker Polaris (Polaris) or any other that you have. Ingredients for cooking stew chicken in tomato juice according to this recipe:
- 1 chicken carcass (about 1.5 kg);
- 3-4 onions;
- 1 liter of tomato juice;
- Seasoning (to taste);
- Greens (dried or fresh).
The kuru must be cut into medium-sized pieces (for example, the thigh — into 2 joints, and the wing — into 3), salt, add spices (the most appropriate hops-suneli), coat it richly with mayonnaise and leave to marinate.
After three or four hours (the flesh was marinated) put the meat in the bowl. Top with chopped onion half slices and pour tomato juice. Mix well, add greens (parsley, basil, dill, cilantro and others).
Close the lid and start the program «Quenching» In this multicooker, the program is automatically set to 2 hours.
In the process of extinguishing it is necessary to mix the contents of the bowl twice. After the beep, the chicken in tomato sauce is ready.
Such an appetizing and flavorful chicken will suit a variety of side dishes, especially since tomato gravy will perfectly soak any porridge (rice, millet, buckwheat).
Fried chicken drumsticks with crispy golden crust
Whatever you say, and fried meat, and chicken is not an exception, remains the most popular, although there is no benefit from this dish. In a slow cooker, where fat is used the least, the harm of a fried dish is minimized.
A chicken that is roasted in a slow cooker also has an appetizing crispy crust (but not always) and is less harmful than the one fried in a frying pan.
Ingredients for cooking fried chicken in a slow cooker:
- 8 chicken drumsticks (you can cut the whole chicken or take other parts);
- 2 tbsp. l vegetable oil;
- Dried tomatoes (optional).
Wash the chicken thoroughly and remove excess moisture with a towel. Legs salt, add spices (a mixture of peppers (ground), curry, spicy dried herbs, paprika, etc.). You can sprinkle the meat with lemon juice (for softness), mix and leave to marinate for about an hour.
Pour oil into the bowl (it is best to use olive oil) and put the chicken. Turn on the «Fry» mode for 20 minutes.
After 10 minutes of cooking, the meat should be turned over so that the chicken roasts evenly on both sides. To spice up fried chicken, you can add dried tomatoes (a few pieces).
After twenty minutes of frying (the alarm will sound) the chicken is ready. The dish from the multicooker will be soft and gentle, and most importantly — more useful than when cooking in a pan.
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- Before cooking chicken in a crock-pot, it is necessary to remove all excess fat from the poultry, because its excess can spoil the finished dish, and the slow cooker requires a minimum amount of fat;
- To remove excess fat from the chicken, you can fry the pieces in a dry frying pan. From this dish will be more fragrant;
- If chicken is cooked with vegetables, it should be remembered that root vegetables (potatoes, carrots) cook longer than chicken meat. It is best to lay them on the bottom of the bowl, covered with chicken. So vegetables and cooked with meat, and soaked with chicken juice, becoming more fragrant and juicy;
- If meat is not pre-marinated with spices, it is best to put spices in the cooking process, and salt and add spicy herbs at the very end;
- If you need a fermented milk dressing (sour cream, mayonnaise, kefir or yogurt) according to the recipe, you need to add it gradually in the cooking process so that it does not curl.
Many modern housewives own such a miracle of technology as a slow cooker. With its help, you can fry, bake, stew, steam, cook soups.
If you are an adherent of the simplest dishes, but it is important for you that they are very tasty, then the video below will definitely interest you.
Here they are, fast Asian chicken wings in a slow cooker! Yummy, one-two and you’re done!