Simply Amazing Slow Cooker Poached Chicken
When you poach a whole chicken in a slow cooker you get amazingly moist chicken that also comes with extremely useful stock !
This is such a great slow cooker chicken recipe
the result is an amazingly tender chicken that can be used for so many different recipes
when i’m done cooking the chicken and it has cooled i shred it and place it in glass container for the next few days of quick meals
and the list goes on
1 whole chicken
2 celery stalks broken into pieces
carrots chopped into large pieces
onion cut into large pieces
1 bulb of garlic peeled and cloves chopped in half
tbsp coarse salt
place half of the veggies on the bottom of slow cooker
Then place chicken on top breast up
add rest of veggies on top and salt.
Then add the water (add extra if chicken is not covered
Cook on high for 3 hours
(or on low for 5 hours)
or until the chicken reaches 165 degrees.
take chicken out and allow to cool before chopping or shredding
Throw all the bones back in the slow cooker with the stock adding some more veggies if on hand and more water if needed and cook on low overnight .