Beginning today, I will post every now and then delicious food recipes stuffed with herbs and oils. And as a start, I love to share the Slow Cooker Whole Chicken with Herbs & Caramelized Onions of TheYummyLife.
According to Monica, cooking whole chicken in a slow cooker can be a challenge but worth the effort because the results is better flavor and cooking. Many people didn’t realized that chicken bones are packed with nutrients and flavor and when the chicken is cooked still attached to the bones/carcass, the nutrients and flavor are also absorbed into the meat as it cooks.
To make this delicious chicken recipe, you need to prepare ingredients that include:
· 4-5 pound whole chicken, giblets removed
· ground black pepper
· low-sodium soy sauce
· fresh sage, rosemary, and thyme
Benefits of herbs in this recipe:
Sage – The primary medicinal components in sage are volatile oils, flavonoids, and rosmarinic acid. Some of the distinct effects of sage that have been reported include anhidrotic (prevents perspiration); blood sugar-lowering effects in diabetics; antimicrobial; and drying up the flow of milk during lactation.
– The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods by Michael Murray, N.D. and Joseph Pizzorno, N.D.
Rosemary – This herbs contains carnosol which has been found in studies to be a potent anti-cancer compound. It also said to improve memory, elevates mood, natural migraine remedy, pain relief, anti-inflammatory, immune booster, antibacterial, hair growth, better circulation, fresh breath and much more.
Thyme – This herb contains many important essential oils, which are found to have anti-septic and anti-fungal applications.
If you want to try this recipe, please read Monica’s full article as she will guide you in 8 simple and understandable steps how to make this slow cooker whole chicken recipe with herbs and caramelized onions.
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