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leftover roast chicken in a slow cooker???

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CeeloWeevil Thu 04-Dec-14 18:06:44

I've cooked a chicken tonight; can I use the leftovers in a slow cooker tomorrow and cook a a casserole? (And does anyone have a yummy recipe for this if so???) I'm one of those veggie types, so don't know much about cooking meat smile

CeeloWeevil Thu 04-Dec-14 19:07:40

bump!

Got99problems Thu 04-Dec-14 19:16:43

Not sure, I've never slow-cooked already cooked meat before, it might go very stringy or dissolve a bit! Probably OK if you do the veg and sauce and only put the chicken in for the last 30 mins or so.

caramelgirl Thu 04-Dec-14 19:20:21

Highly recommend 2nd recipe but yes, add meat just before serving.

CeeloWeevil Thu 04-Dec-14 19:25:18

Thank you, got and caramel! I hadn't thought about adding the meat last. I was just worried from a safety point of view.

Gerty1002 Sat 06-Dec-14 10:23:09

Yes, I'd add meat towards the end when the contents of the slow cooker are up to temp, that would be safer reheating-wise. Or if you wanted to be super safe you could also blast in mic first (though would probably dry meat out)

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