Tried and tested slow cooker meals please...

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  1. GracieMai

    GracieMai Full Member

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    Does anyone have any tried and tested slow cooker recipes they could share? I've just got a slow cooker and am pretty useless with it to be honest!!!

    I've done a search but only a couple came up, any help pretty pleeeaaaasssee??? xxx
     
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  3. Circes

    Circes Strutting her stuff

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    Thanks Circes, I'll have a look at that link. Also ordered a slow cooker book from play.com so when that comes hopefully i'll be able to adapt them to SW. thanks again. x
     
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    Here are my old slow cooker standby recipes that we all love:

    Beef Adobo

    Ingredients:

    Fry light
    750g Lean Braising Steak
    1 Large Onion
    2 cloves of garlic
    2 Tbsp Plain Flour (7 syns)
    ¾ Pint Beef Stock
    4 Tbsp Soy Sauce
    4 Tbsp Rice or Wine Vinegar
    1 Tbsp Splenda
    2 Bay Leaves
    Juice of 1 Lime
    Salt & Pepper

    Method:
    Brown the meat, remove from the pan & add the onion, fry for 5 mins until soft & browned, add the garlic & cook for 2 minutes, stir in the flour, soy sauce, vinegar, splenda, bay leaves & stock.

    Bring to the boil then transfer everything into a slow cooker & cook for 8 -10 hours.

    Stir in lime juice to taste once done.

    Serves 4 – 1 ¾ syns per serving

    Gingered Beef with Bay
    Ingredients:

    Fry Light
    750g Lean Braising Steak
    1 Chopped onion
    2 Tbsp Plain Flour (7 Syns)
    ¾ pint beef stock
    1 Tbsp Tomato Puree (1/2 Syn)
    1 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
    1 Tbsp Splenda Brown Sugar (1/2 Syn)
    3 Bay Leaves
    1.5 inches fresh, chopped root ginger
    Salt & pepper

    Method:
    Brown the braising steak, remove from pan & add the onions, fry until softened then stir in the flour, mix in the stock then add the tomato puree, vinegar, sugar, bay leaves & ginger, season with salt & pepper, bring to the boil then transfer everything over to the slow cooker.

    Cook for 8 -10 hours on low

    Serves 4 – 2 Syns per serving

    Persian Chicken
    Ingredients:

    Fry Light
    4 Skinned Chicken Drumsticks
    4 Skinned Chicken Thighs
    2 Tbsp Plain Flour (7 Syns)
    1 tsp Turmeric
    1 tsp Paprika
    1 Chopped large onion
    1 tsp chopped Garlic
    4 Cloves
    1 inch grated root ginger
    ¾ pint Chicken Stock
    4oz Young Spinach leaves – torn
    Salt & Pepper

    Method:

    Slash each piece of chicken 2 or 3 times, mix flour, turmeric & paprika together on a plate & coat chicken with this mixture.

    Brown coated chicken in frying pan sprayed with fry light, remove from the pan, add the onion & garlic & fry for around 5 minutes. Stir in the remaining spiced flour, add cloves, ginger, stock, salt & pepper & bring to the boil,

    Transfer everything to the slow cooker, cook on low for 8 - 9 hours, add spinach leaves for 15 minutes at the end.

    Serves 4 – 1 ¾ Syns per serving

    Ginger Spiced Pork

    Black Pepper
    680 Grams Casserole Pork

    Sauce:
    1oz Flour (5 syns)
    1 Level Teaspoon Ground Ginger
    ¼ Teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
    1 tin chopped tomatoes
    4 oz Button Mushrooms
    1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
    2 Tablespoons Splenda Brown Sugar (2 syns)
    2 Tablespoons Vinegar
    2 Cloves Garlic
    1 Bay leaf

    Method:

    Lightly Brown pork in a pan & season well.

    Mix all the other ingredients except mushrooms in a separate pan & heat through until simmering, pour everything into a slow cooker,add the pork & mushrooms, cook on low for 8 -10 hours


    Serves 4

    Total Syns 7 allow 2 syns per serving
     
  6. soccermom

    soccermom I AM A WEMITT x

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    I can recommend the tamarind and chilli chicken on the slow cooker sticky :D
     
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    Thanks for that - I have been & got it and will give it a go at the weekend
     
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