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I’m loving my Crock Pot so far. I’ve made so many delicious dinners that I keep meaning to post. Pot Roasts, Ribs, and I’d had high hopes for Crock Pot Beer Chicken. I mean hello, BEER + CHICKEN = AMAZING…nope.
I found this recipe on Pinterest and was inclined to give it a try because 80% of the commenters said it was the most amazing chicken ever created. How could I deny myself the most amazing chicken ever? The recipe is simple. Chicken, seasoning, beer, cook. I threw it all together in the morning and fantasized about juicy perfect chicken all day. When I got home all I had was a greasy crock pot full of dry flavorless chicken. I was so disappointed. I’m not sure what I did wrong, I didn’t let it cook too long, I followed the recipe exactly.
There is a bright side though. I was still hungry and because I had had a few bites of flavorless greasy chicken all I wanted were some greens. I decided to throw together an Arugula salad with goat cheese, figs and a Maple Balsamic Vinagrette.
Salad Ingredients/Directions (sorry for weird measurements in salad, winged it, do what works for you)
2tbsp Goat cheese crumbles
Fresh Figs (4 sliced)
1 slice Applewood Smoked Bacon (crumbled)
Mix all items together in bowl, set aside (makes 2 salads)
Maple Balsamic Vinagrette Ingredients/Directions
1/2c Balsamic Vinegar
1/4c Maple Syrup
Mix together. Pour over Salad
So if your Crock Pot Pinterest experiment doesn’t work out, just go for this arugula salad, you won’t be disappointed!