Slow Cooker Moist Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

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I had a lot of yard work to get done so I needed to free up some time. This slow cooker recipe from Taste of Home cookbook looked pretty good so I decided to give it a try. It requires only a few ingredients with almost no prep time.

Slow Cooker Moist Chicken Drumsticks Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Slow Cooker
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 3 pounds’ chicken drumsticks
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves (sliced thin)
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
Instructions
  1. Place drumsticks in a slow cooker lightly sprayed with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl mix together the tomato sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar and garlic and pour the sauce mixture over the chicken. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until chicken juices run clear. (internal temp. of 185F)
  3. Remove the chicken to a serving platter and pour the juices into a small sauce pan.
  4. In a small glass mix together the cornstarch and water.
  5. Skim any fat from the surface of the sauce, bring the mixture to a boil, and then stir in the cornstarch mixture. Stir and cook until mixture thickens.
  6. Serve sauce with the chicken.

 

 

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

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Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

This Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Recipe is just packed with flavor. The thing I liked the most about it , was that it is created in the slow cooker. I had a busy day coming up and needed something I pretty much could prepare and forget. I served this with bagged rice and it was delicious. So if you like Asian and are in a hurry to get going; give this a try-you and your family will love it.

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 12 boneless, skinless chicken thighs ( 2 ½ to 3 pounds )
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup soy sauce
  • 6 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • ¾ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¾ tablespoon minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ½ teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 ½ teaspoons water
  • Hot Cooked Rice
Instructions
  1. Place chicken in a slow cooker.
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  3. In a large bowl combine all ingredients except for the cornstarch and water; pour over chicken.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken reaches a temperature of 185F. Remove Chicken to a serving platter.
  5. Skim any fat from the cooking juice and transfer it to a small sauce pan. Combine the cornstarch and water and mix until smooth for a thickening for the juices. Bring the liquid to a boil, and then gradually add the cornstarch. Return to a boil and cook for about 2 minutes or until thickened.
  6. Serve over hot rice and enjoy!

 

 

Mushroom Chicken Recipe

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Mushroom Chicken Recipe

We have a ways to go from here to get to a Asian Buffet. So a few years ago we started preparing our own Asian Dishes. This Mushroom Chicken Recipe is just delicious. The fresh Zucchini blend with the other flavors in the recipe is scrumptious.
This is a simple recipe with not a whole lot of prep time. The recipe below is the regular recipe. I doubled it. So just adjust it to the number you are cooking for. I served this with white rice. So if you’re in the mood for Asian food give this a try you’ll love it. Enjoy

Mushroom Chicken Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • cornstarch (for dusting)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 package fresh button mushrooms
  • 4 small zucchini
Instructions
  1. Cut chicken breasts and zucchini into 1” chunks. Inserting cornstarch in a paper bag dust chicken with the cornstarch until lightly coated.
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  3. Add vegetable and sesame oil to the wok and fry chicken pieces until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  4. Add zucchini and mushrooms to the wok and stir fry for a few minutes. Add soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, minced fresh garlic, and ground ginger to the wok stirring to coat and stir fry until mushrooms and zucchini are fully cooked.
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  7. Return chicken pieces to the wok and coat with sauce, heat thoroughly and serve over rice or noodles.