Slow cookers are time efficient appliances and very easy to use. You do not need to check on your cooking from time to time. You can cook the food for hours and it still tastes great. Here are chicken and corned beef recipes you can make using your slow cooker or crock pot.

Chicken Stew

Ingredients include 2 large-sized onions; 2 lbs. skinless, boneless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch cubes; 2 large-sized carrots that are cut into 1 in. slices or 1 cup of baby carrots; 3 ½ cups of chicken broth, 3 medium-sized potatoes that are cut into 1 in. cubes and 1 tsp. celery seeds. Other ingredients are ½ tsp. seasoned pepper mix or black pepper, 1 tsp. dried thyme, salt, 1 cup thawed frozen corn, 8 oz. sliced mushrooms and 1 cup thawed frozen peas.

Procedure:

Mix all the ingredients in your slow cooker, excluding the peas. Stir it well.Cover it and cook it on low for 8 up to 8 hours. Cook it until the chicken is well done and the vegetables become tender. You can stir-in the peas during the final 30 minutes.

Mexican-Style Chicken Stew

Ingredients are 4 up to 5 medium-sized peeled potatoes that should be cut into very small cubes; 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts that needs to be cut into 1 in. pieces; 1 16 ounce jar of mild salsa, 1 envelope taco seasoning mix, 1 can of diced green chili peppers and 1 can tomato sauce.

Procedure:

Mix all the ingredients in your slow cooker. Cover your slow cooker and set it on Low for about 7 up to 9 hours. You can serve this with warm flour tortillas.

Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe

Ingredients are 3 medium-sized thinly sliced carrots, 6 up to 8 medium-sized peeled tomatoes that should be cut into ½ in. slices, 2 thinly sliced ribs celery, 1 2-pound cabbage, 1 -pound corned beef brisket, 1 ½ cups water and ½ tsp. black pepper.

Procedure:

Lightly spray or butter a 5 up to 6 qrt. Slow cooker. Layer the potato slices at the bottom portion of the slow cooker as well as with carrots. Place the corned beef on the vegetables. Slice the cabbage into 8 wedges, arranging them around the meat. Sprinkle with pepper. Add some water. Cover ad cook it on low from about 7 up to 8 hour. Make sure the vegetables and meat becomes tender. Remove the meat and put it on a platter. Cover this with some foil and allow it to rest for about 10 up to 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, slice the meat and serve.

Corned Beef and Vegetables

Ingredients are 2 turnips or 1 medium-sized rutabaga cut into 2 inches chunks; 3 to 4 carrots cut crosswise, halved lengthwise, making 2 to 3 inch pieces; 3 to 4 lbs corned beef brisket which you can cut if necessary; 1 ½ cup water, 3 medium-sized quartered onions, salt and pepper as well as 1 small cabbage.

Procedure:

Using a 5- up to 6-quart crock pot or slow cooker, mix all the ingredients, excluding the cabbage. Cover the crock pot, cook on Low for 4 hours and cook on High for another 2 hours. Lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook again on Low for 7 up to 9 hours and on High for 4 up to 5 hours.

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