Roast Chicken in a Slow Cooker

We were given a slow cooker for Christmas and I got to use it for the first time a few weeks ago to cook roast chicken and vegetables.  The chicken was extremely tender and full of flavour, and the vegetables, despite cooking for 8 hours were perfect, although the zucchini turned black but still tasted fine.  I found the instructions for cooking a roast chicken in a slow cooker at eHow.  I put the chicken breast side down, so that it would cook in the juices and be much more tender – and it was.  I’m now looking forward to making some hearty soups and casseroles over winter. Slow Cooker Roast Chicken and Vegetables (Amines, Low Glutamates, Low / Moderate Salicylates) 1 whole chicken Vegetables chopped into even sized pieces.  I used: 1 swede, peeled 2 potatoes, peeled 2 carrots (Moderate Salicylates) 1 small zucchini, peeled (Moderate Salicylates) 1 small … Continue reading