I have so many memories from my childhood of walking into our house after school and having all senses go on alert because of the tantalizing smells emanating from the slow cooker on the kitchen counter.
Rich, savory, mouth watering smells that indicated that a tender, fall-a-part, delicious, flavor packed meal was in the very near future.
As a kid, I didn’t realize that the slow cooker was actually a life saver for my very busy parents – I just thought it was a brilliant way to prepare a no-fail delicious meal. Now, as a busy mom myself, I appreciate the wonder and magic that is the slow cooker.
I make so many things in the slow cooker - Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Balsamic Caramelized Onions and Slow Cooker Turkey Spaghetti to name a couple of my favorites.
If you have a slow cooker and a few ingredients the possibilities are limited only by your imagination and willingness to play.
I love having cooked chicken in the refrigerator. I grab it and snack on it while I’m recipe testing, while I’m sorting seemingly endless piles of laundry, and while I’m editing and writing. Pre-cooked chicken is extraordinarily versatile – it can quickly be turned into nachos, tacos, salad, sandwiches, or just eaten cold with some fruit and veggies.
I’m a total sucker for recipes that deliver WOW results with very little effort – this is definitely one of those recipes. The chicken falls off the bone, the flavor is delicious, and it’s about as easy to prepare as a recipe could possibly be.
I make at least one chicken like this per week – it’s super versatile, delicious and just so dang easy. The leftovers make quick meals easy, and with our hectic schedules right now – that’s a true blessing.
Full of flavor, fall off the bone tender, and absolutely delicious – this chicken is sure to become a family favorite.
This chicken is so easily manipulated to fit your favorite recipes – If you need a bit more convincing, here are a few recipes from a few of my favorite bloggers that could easily be made using this chicken.
- This Sriracha Avocado Chicken Salad by Bakeaholic Mama is the definition of mouth watering.
- Aggie’s Grilled Chicken Summer Salad with Mango is a perfect, refreshing, and delicious recipe.
- Buffalo Chicken anything is pretty much a major win with me, and I can tell y’all that making Buffalo Chicken Nachos is a breeze if you have this chicken on hand.
What’s your favorite slow cooker recipe?
sharing this with Karly’s What’s Cooking Wednesday