Spice Rub Slow-Cooked Chicken & Kids Love Cabbage Slaw

We had a scrumptious dinner cooking in my Crock Pot.

Since the three of us, Shayna, Patricia, and I, were busy with FTK things tonight, Shayna put that whole chicken into the pot and we came back with this!

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Yum! It falls off the bone. Only the best type of meat!

Shyana also prepared a Cabbage Slaw called Kids Love Cabbage Slaw.

We put that Chicken on top of the cabbage slaw. I’m not a fan of cabbage but it wasn’t bad with that deliciously moist chicken! We even enjoyed an episode of Criminal Minds well eating our dinner. YuMM! I added some broccoli in there. Winking smile

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Spice Rub Slow-Cooked Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 1 white onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp white pepper or finely ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 5-6 lb free range organic chicken, rinsed, and patted dry with paper towels

Preparation:

  1. Cover the bottom of a slow cooker with sliced onions.
  2. Mix all spices in a small bowl and using your hands, rub the spice mixture all over the whole chicken.
  3. Place spiced chicken on top of the onions in the slow cooker, cover, and cook on low for 5-6 hours. There is no need to add liquid to the slow cooker. The chicken will cook in it’s own juices.

Kids Love Cabbage Slaw

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups purple cabbage, diced
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1/2 cup green mango, finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Black pepper to taste

Preparation:

  1. Combine all ingredients together in a medium salad bowl. Mix and serve!

Recipe from Everday Paleo.

Congee

If you’re Chinese you would know what Congee is. Or in my language, Jook. It’s a type of rice porridge. I remember eating it when I was sick or on Sundays.

Ever since I went off to college I ate less and less of it. I wasn’t home anymore where my mum can make it for me and if I went out for it, it would cost an arm and a leg.

My mum is letting me take the 3 quart (?) Crock Pot to college for my last semester and I am so excited.

So excited, I decided to try it out and make congee last night.

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I know it may look disgusting but it tastes better than it looks.

Congee (Jook)

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup rice
  • 5- 7 cups water (may need more)
  • 1/3 cup raw shelled peanuts
  • 2 preserved duck eggs, chopped
  • 4 scallions, chopped

Preparation:

  1. Place all ingredients in the 3 quart crock pot except for the scallions.
  2. Bring to a boil and cook for at least five to eight hours. It could have a tendency of boiling over. If so, just stick a small fork in between the lid and the pot.
  3. Add additional water if necessary. More water for more soupiness, less for a thicker consistency.
  4. Add scallions as garnish.

You can add anything else you want in there. Chicken, vegetables, shrimp, etc.

Mine came out a little bland but that’s how I like it because I’m not a big fan of using salt. I also added a lot of water. More ingredients in the pot, more water needed.

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It also depends on what you put in there that makes the color. If I didn’t add some of the ingredients, it would have came out white. Keep that in mind. And enjoy. Smile