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How to Maximize a Whole Chicken

5 minutes

15 Servings


For those who need help on what to do with a whole chicken. This step by step will offer meals from one whole chicken for three days. From our pasture and kitchen to your home.

How to Maximize a Whole Chicken


Day 1:

  • Place whole chicken in a crock pot and rub with fresh herbs, olive oil, and salt.

  • Cook on low for at least 8 hours until desired tenderness.  Serve slices of meat with fresh salad with favorite dressing.

Day 2:

  • Place shredded left over chicken meat into a bowl.  Add desired mayonaise, mustard, celery, onion to obtain preferred texture.

  • Serve on favorite bread and cheese with lettuce and tomato.

Day 3:

  • In a large stock pot, boil chicken carcass, slow cooker gelatin, bayleaf, and parsley.  Allow to simmer for one hour.

  • Strain the stockpot contents.  Pick any remaining chicken off of the carcass and add to strained broth.

  • Add egg noodles or rice, greens, carrots, celery, corn, greenbeans, and salt.

  • Enjoy a hearty soup!


Day 1:

  • Whole Chicken

  • Fresh Herbs

  • Olive Oil

  • Salt

Day 2:

  • Shredded Chicken

  • Mayonaise

  • Mustard

  • Celery

  • Onion

  • Bread

  • Lettuce

  • Tomato

  • Cheese

Day 3:

  • Chicken carcass and slow cooker broth

  • Water

  • Bay Leaf

  • Parsley

  • Egg Noodles or Rice

  • Greens

  • Corn

  • Green Beans

  • Salt

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