Fall = crock-pot weather again and I couldn’t be happier about it! Crock-pots are The. Best. and if you don’t have one you seriously need to get one! This crock-pot (affiliate link) is the one I use and love.
I wanted to make an easy meal last week so I decided to try cooking chicken drumsticks in the crock-pot. I had red potatoes on hand so they went in the crock-pot as well. It was a smashing success, in my humble opinion. 😉
If you like recipes with exact amounts, this may be a bit frustrating, but this is really just one of those “a little of this, a little of that” kind of dishes. You can’t really go wrong, unless of course you dump in a whole salt-shaker full of salt or something ha! :p
My biggest concern with cooking drumsticks in the crock-pot is that I didn’t want to lose the crispy skin that you get when you bake them. To remedy this I took the time to sear them a bit on each side in my cast iron skillet.
I seasoned the drumsticks while they were on the stove.
Next, I prepped my potatoes.
And here is everything, ready to cook away for a few hours!
- Chicken drumsticks
- Red potatoes
- Minced garlic
- Olive oil
- Season the chicken drumsticks with a little basil, oregano, rosemary, salt and pepper. Sear on each side.
- Wash and cut red potatoes; place in crock-pot. Add a drizzle of olive oil, a teaspoon minced garlic, a few shakes of thyme and some salt; stir well.
- Place drumsticks on top of red potatoes. Cook for 6 hours on low (or what I did: 1 hour on high, then 2-3 on low.)
I love sharing easy meal ideas and recipes! Let me know if there’s something specific that you’d like to see more of here on the blog. If you’re looking for more crock-pot recipes check out two more of my favorites here and here!
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