How To for slow cookers

Old 01-26-23, 12:57 PM
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How To for slow cookers

I received a slow cooker a week ago. A slow cooker cook recipe book from the library has a recipe for creamy chicken pot pie soup........"1 -- 1 1/2 pounds cooked chicken cut up......add ingredients to the slow cooker. Cover....cook 5 - 6 hours or until the chicken is cooked through."

Well.....duh... the chicken is "cocked through" before I put it in the slow cooker????? There are other chicken recipes in the book, when cooking boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs they go in raw. Why would cut up chicken need to be cooked prior to going into a slow cooker?

I really hate to cook!
Old 01-26-23, 01:08 PM
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Some recipes leave much to be desired. Sometimes there's mistakes made, so maybe whoever typed it made a mistake and meant to write uncooked. I don't see any need for it to be cooked first. I would either use uncooked or just add cooked chicken in at the end, just long enough to get heated up.
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