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    Secret Ingredient Crock Pot Chicken

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    10 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    10 hrs

    Mirj's Note:

    You won't believe how juicy and flavorful this golden bird is. The vanilla-tarragon combination is so subtle; no one will guess your secret ingredient. They'll just think it's the best chicken they've ever had! The fact that the chicken isn't sitting in the drippings lowers the calories. I put some carrots, onions, celery and mushrooms under the aluminum foil, and they came out great!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wad up three pieces of aluminum foil into fist-sized pieces and place them in the bottom of the crock pot.
    2. 2
      Rinse the chicken and pat dry with paper towels.
    3. 3
      Rub inner cavity with garlic clove.
    4. 4
      With your fingers, gently loosen breast skin and insert a tarragon sprig under the skin of each breast.
    5. 5
      Stuff remaining sprigs in inner cavity and truss with kitchen twine.
    6. 6
      Rub the chicken all over with salt and pepper.
    7. 7
      Place the chicken on top of the foil.
    8. 8
      In a small bowl or cup measure, combine the broth and the vanilla.
    9. 9
      Pour over the chicken, into crock pot.
    10. 10
      Set crock pot to high for 1 hour then turn down to low for 8-10 hours.
    11. 11
      This turns out just like roasted chicken.
    12. 12
      The foil keeps it from cooking in its own juices, and the chicken browns just like you roasted it in the oven.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 15, 2003

      55

      We kept saying, as we were stuffing our mouths with this wonderful bird, "You know, I didn't expect this to taste so good". Unusual in the best sense of the word, & how nice to not have falling-apart drippy chicken from a crock. Very cool recipe. Bless you for posting it.

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    • on June 04, 2003

      15

      Sorry, but did not think this recipe was any thing special at all. The chicken did not brown as stated, however it was tender and moist. No particular distinguishing flavor and definitely will not make again

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    • on September 11, 2003

      35

      I think that this dish might have worked out better for us if I browned the chicken first before putting it in the crockpot. Partly because the chicken didn't brown and there is no sauce to cover it up,the chicken seemed more like boiled chicken than chicken cooked in an oven. However I will be using the leftovers for chicken salad.

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    Nutritional Facts for Secret Ingredient Crock Pot Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (113 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 226.2
     
    Calories from Fat 139
    61%
    Total Fat 15.5 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 4.4 g
    22%
    Cholesterol 71.3 mg
    23%
    Sodium 195.6 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.8 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.5 g
    2%
    Protein 17.0 g
    34%

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    fresh tarragon

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