If you like crispy crispy chicken legs, then you better fry a chicken in a pan or go to a fast food restaurant. If you are thinking about your health, you are not indifferent to the health of loved ones, then for cooking chicken drumsticks choose a slow cooker - modern household appliances, cooking in which is a pleasure.
Chicken drumsticks in a slow cooker
Let's start the article with the simplest recipe for cooking chicken legs in a slow cooker.
- Chicken legs - 1 kg;
- Garlic - 6 cloves;
- Curry, black pepper, salt;
- Bay leaf - 3 pcs .;
- Vegetable oil - 2 tablespoons.
- Smear a bowl of multicooker with vegetable oil, you can pour some water.
- Put 500 grams of chicken legs on the bottom of the slow cooker, squeeze garlic, salt, put bay leaf and pour out half the seasoning.
- Top with a second layer of chicken drumsticks, salt and sprinkle with the remaining seasoning.
- Close the multicooker lid and set the extinguishing mode to 40 - 60 minutes.
Ready chicken drumsticks can be sprinkled with fresh chopped greens, served with mashed potatoes, porridge, fresh or stewed vegetables. Particularly tasty thighs are obtained in the morning.
Chicken drumsticks can be cooked with cream sauce.
How to cook chicken legs in a slow cooker?
Juicy will get chicken drumsticks in a slow cooker under a delicious sauce. For making sauce, you can use cream or natural yoghurt.
- Chicken legs - 7 pcs .;
- Salt spice to taste;
- Dill greens - 30 gr .;
- Cream 10% - 500 ml.
The sauce can be white or with the addition of tomato paste.
- Chicken drumsticks are cooked in stewing mode for 40 minutes. If you want to reduce the calorie content of the dish, you do not need to lubricate the bowl of the multi-cooker with oil. If you make the sauce on the basis of yoghurt, then the dish will turn out to be dietary, but you must use home-made natural yogurt to prepare the sauce.
- To make the sauce, add spices, chopped herbs, and salt in a bowl of cream.
- Put the drumsticks in the bowl of the slow cooker, cover with sauce, let the dish stew.
Fried chicken drumstick in a slow cooker with vegetables
Chicken legs can be cooked in a slow cooker with a side dish. It is best to choose vegetables, although suitable and cereals.
- Chicken leg - 500 gr .;
- Potatoes - 5 pcs .;
- Carrots - 1 pc .;
- Garlic - 4 cloves;
- Parsley, dill - 30 g;
- Courgettes - 1 pc .;
- Tomatoes - 2 pcs .;
- Tomato paste - 1 tablespoon;
- Vegetable oil - 2 tbsp. L .;
- Salt, black pepper to taste.
- Do not use margarine for cooking this dish and generally exclude trans fats from your diet. They are very harmful to the female body.
- Vegetables need to peel, crumble cubes.
- Grease a bowl of multivarki with oil, immerse the meat in it, put potatoes, zucchini, carrots, you can pour a little water, salt, add pepper.
- Put the slow cooker in the "Quenching" mode for 30 - 40 minutes. 10 minutes before the end of cooking, add diced tomatoes and tomato paste to the bowl. If desired, you can sprinkle hot dish with grated cheese.
- When the dish is ready, serve it sprinkled with fresh chopped greens and garlic.