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Previously slow cooked meat frozen, can I put back in slow cooker?

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Howaboutthisone Tue 12-Jun-18 19:22:40

We slow cooked some lamb for a

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Howaboutthisone Tue 12-Jun-18 19:24:14

Sorry posted too soon!
Slow cooked some lamb for a Sunday lunch. We froze the leftover meat.
Can I now defrost it then put it back in slow cooker to make a stew type thing? Or should it be fried/microwaved rather than slow cooked?

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Rocinante1 Tue 12-Jun-18 19:27:19

You can do whatever you want with it really, but it might just dissolve into a mess as it will already be very tender. You should be able to just heat it up from frozen or let it thaw and heat it.

Rocinante1 Tue 12-Jun-18 19:28:40

I’d defrost it. And let the slow cooker do the rest of the stew, then add the meat a couple hours before finishing... don’t know if that’s ok or not though!

Howaboutthisone Tue 12-Jun-18 21:34:53

Thank you! That's a good idea.

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