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Video: Baked Slow Cooker Chicken

See how to make juicy “baked” chicken in the slow cooker.

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See how to make an incredibly easy slow cooker “baked” chicken. How simple is it? Just put a seasoned whole chicken in the slow cooker in the morning and have delicious golden-brown “baked” chicken for dinner in the evening. This amazing 5-star recipe is among the most popular on the site. Watch how easy it is to prepare. For a complete meal, add vegetables like carrots and potatoes to the slow cooker. You’ll see a great trick that keeps the bottom of the chicken from getting soggy. Get Cotton’s recipe for Baked Slow Cooker Chicken.

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Aug. 3, 2014 10:26 pm
You can by this rubber thing that goes in the bottom of the crock pot. That does the same thing and you can put it in the dishwasher. I bought mine at Bed Bath and Beyond. JB
Jun. 6, 2014 10:13 pm
Instead of crumpling aluminum, I looked for a more sustainable material. My husband suggested river rocks. I found three smooth round stones and washed them well before using. (Potatoes definitely work, but I'm not eating potatoes these days.) I added an onion to the cavity, but it resulted in too much liquid. Stick with the basics as listed, and it comes out too good to believe!
Mar. 29, 2014 8:00 am
This sounds simply delicious!!
Mar. 29, 2014 7:59 am
This sounds really Delicious!!
Jan. 12, 2014 7:51 am
This sounds good. I'm trying this right now with chicken quarters.
Dec. 25, 2013 10:45 am
Very bland! Will not make again.
Sep. 22, 2013 8:50 pm
The foil balls help by keeping the chicken above the juices so the fat drips off, making a healthier chicken and one that keeps it shape so that it doesn't fall apart. You can get the same benefits from a slow cooker roasting rack or just use three large potato halves at the bottom, middle of the slow cooker for the same effect.
Aug. 14, 2013 9:21 pm
What is the purpose of the foil balls????
May 25, 2013 10:58 pm
I prepare this fairly often, using a 4 lb or so organic chicken from Costco. Never use aluminum foil balls---just add little red potatoes, skin and all, on the bottom of the slowcooker, plus some carrots and onions. Set the chicken on top, no liquid (chicken will release plenty.) I add plenty garlic, and basil or whatever herb hops up from my garden (parsley, chives, whatever) because i think without those, the chicken really is bland. I cook it on high for 10-12 hours (my cooker must be on the cold side, because low never works right), and the meat falls tender off the bone. Varying the herbs from one time to the next, is a plus.
Apr. 14, 2013 9:03 pm
This really was VERY easy. I used a five pound chicken and four crumpled foil balls because the chicken was larger than the recipe called for. Instead of leaving it on low for about 8 hours, I turned it to high for two hours and then back to low for another four. With the exception of the skin not being crispy, this was fantastic! I'm really not a huge fan of chicken, but I really enjoyed this, and now I know that anytime I want to 'bake' a chicken, instead of the oven, in the crock-pot it goes!
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