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If I am going to cook chicken in the crock pot, I usually put the chicken in frozen and cook on high for the first hours or two. Then I turn back to low to finish cooking.
Either microwave or the running water method should be perfectly acceptable, since you are going to begin cooking right away. Modern slow cookers should come up to temperature within no more than an hour or so, so you aren't leaving the food at ambient temperature for very long. Note that for the water method, the water should be running--it doesn't have ...
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