Category Archives: 12. Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Tacos with Broccoli Slaw

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Slow Cooker Asian Chicken Tacos with Broccoli Slaw

Makes 6-8 tacos depending on size

 

Chicken Taco Meat:

1 teaspoon olive oil

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

4 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

1 tablespoon onion powder

2 teaspoons sesame oil

1 pinch red pepper flakes, or to taste

18 ounces boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

 

Broccoli Slaw:

1/4 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger

2 teaspoons soy sauce

1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil

1 teaspoon rice vinegar

1 teaspoon cider vinegar

1 teaspoon honey

1/2 lime, zested

1 1/8 cups broccoli coleslaw mix

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 green onion, chopped

 

 

Bang Bang Sauce:

1/8 cup sour cream

1/8 cup mayonnaise

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon Chile-garlic sauce (such as Sriracha)

1/2 lime, juiced

Flour tortillas

 

Set a slow cooker to High and add olive oil

Add brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger, onion powder, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes into slow cooker and mix together

Place chicken and garlic into the slow cooker, sprinkle with sea salt, and stir

Turn the slow cooker to Low and cook until chicken is no longer pink, about 4 hours

Whisk ginger, soy sauce, oil, rice vinegar, cider vinegar, honey, and lime zest for slaw in a large mixing bowl

Add broccoli slaw mix, cilantro, and green onion

Toss to combine and chill in the refrigerator until serving

Place sour cream, mayonnaise, garlic powder, onion powder, Sriracha, and lime juice into a small mixing bowl and whisk together

Place taco filling evenly on tortillas, top with broccoli slaw, and drizzle with sauce

Enjoy!

 

Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

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Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

6 Servings

 

2 (15oz) cans whole kernel corn or 2 (16 oz) packages frozen whole kernel corn

4 oz softened cream cheese

1/4 cup softened butter

1/4 cup milk

1/2 tablespoon white sugar

Salt and pepper to taste

 

In a slow cooker, combine corn, cream cheese, butter, milk, and sugar

Cook on High for 2 to 4 hours or on Low for 4 to 6 hours

Season with salt and pepper to taste

 

*  You can also use a mixture of white and yellow corn

Slow Cooker Hot Cocoa

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Slow Cooker Hot Cocoa

 

1.5 cups heavy whipping cream

1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk

6 cups milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups of milk chocolate chips

 

Stir together the whipping cream, milk, vanilla, and chocolate chips in a 5 quart crock pot

Cover and cook on low for 2 hours, stirring occasionally with whisk, until mixture is hot and chocolate chips are melted

Once it is heated through and chocolate is melted, switch the slow cooker to the warm setting

Stir again before serving.  If you have trouble getting the chocolate to melt, turn to high temporarily

Garnish individual cups of hot chocolate with whipped cream or marshmallows

Slow Cooker Chicken Pepperoni

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You probably have everything you need to put this dish together. It’s so easy to make and tastes great!

 

Slow Cooker Chicken Pepperoni

Serves 4

 

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Ranch Dressing Mix

1 (14 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce

12 slices sandwich pepperoni

1/2 (16 ounce) package cooked spaghetti

4 slices mozzarella cheese

Parmesan Cheese

 

Add a thin layer of sauce to the bottom of the crock pot

Season chicken breasts with ranch dressing

Layer chicken breasts with pepperoni, cheese, sauce and any other toppings you like

Cook on Low until chicken is cooked through, 3-4 hours

Divide spaghetti among serving plates

Top spaghetti with chicken mixture

Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese

Enjoy with Caesar salad and garlic bread

 

* You can add any additional toppings like sliced black olives, diced garlic or any other favorite pizza toppings you may enjoy

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

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This was so easy to make.  I used frozen chicken breasts, layered everything in the slow cooker and forgot about it until dinner time!

 

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken

Serves 4

 

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Salt and pepper to taste

1 cup sweet onion, thinly sliced

4 cloves garlic

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon dried rosemary

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

2 (14.5 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes

1 tablespoon sugar

 

Measure olive oil into the slow cooker

Place chicken breasts on top of oil and season each breast with salt and pepper

Top chicken breasts with onion slices, garlic, oregano, basil, rosemary, and thyme

Drizzle balsamic vinegar over seasoned breasts and pour tomatoes on top

Sprinkle sugar on last

Do not mix, leave in layers

Cook in the slow cooker until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear

 

Frozen chicken will take about 4 hours

Thawed chicken will take about 2.5 hours

 

Slow Cooker Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Slow Cooker Chicken Cordon Bleu

 

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup

3/4 cup milk

1/4 cup white wine

4 ounces sliced ham

Paprika, thyme, garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste

4 ounces sliced Swiss cheese

1 (8 ounce) package herbed dry bread stuffing mix

1/4 cup butter, melted

 

Mix together the cream of chicken soup, milk and white wine in a small bowl

Pour enough of the soup into a slow cooker to cover the bottom

Layer chicken breasts over the sauce

Cover with slices of ham

Sprinkle paprika, thyme, garlic powder, salt and pepper all over layers

Pour the remaining soup over the layers, stirring a little to distribute between layers

Cover, and cook on Low for 3 hours

Add cheese and stuffing mix to chicken and ham

Drizzle melted butter over stuffing

Cook on low for another 1 hours

Spoon soup mixture over stuffing mix when serving

Slow Cooker Cabbage Rolls

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I put these cabbage rolls together the day before so they would be ready to put in the Slow Cooker the next morning.

 

Slow Cooker Cabbage Rolls

Makes 6-8 Servings

 

1/2 cup uncooked white rice

12 leaves cabbage

1 pound extra-lean ground meat, I used Pork

1/4 cup minced onion

1 egg, beaten

1/4 teaspoon each salt, black pepper, garlic powder, Adobo seasoning

2 tablespoons tomato sauce

 

Sauce

2 1/2 cups tomato sauce

3 tablespoons brown sugar

3 tablespoons lemon juice

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

 

Cook rice according to package directions

In a large sauce pan, bring water to a boil

Add cabbage leaves, a few at a time, boil until soft, 4-6 minutes, and then drain

Mix together ground meat, rice, onion, egg, salt, pepper, garlic powder, Adobo and 2 tablespoons tomato sauce

Combine 2 1/2 cups of tomato sauce, brown sugar, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce

Pour a small amount on bottom of the slow cooker

Divide mixture evenly among each cabbage leaf and roll up.  Do not overstuff

Place rolls in slow cooker

Pour remainder of sauce over the top of the rolls

Cover, and cook on Low 8 to 9 hours

Enjoy!