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It's all going to cook through & be safe, just don't ever put in frozen meat. Some older recipes say you can put it in frozen, especially whole chickens - that's not ok.
I never brown/seal meat. The whole idea of the slow cooker for me is to save time lol so I just chop and throw everything in. I've used a variety of meats, veges and sauces and never had any issues with anyone getting sick.
I always brown the meat first. Not because of worry of bacteria or anything, it just helps retain the flavour. I once didn’t and I could really tell the difference. Worth spending 5 minutes browning first.
Browning the meat is worthwhile if you are not putting in a packet or jar sauce, as it brings out the flavour of the meat.
I never bother browning meat when I use a slow cooker. The temperature will be high enough to cook the meat and kill bacteria.
I always brown meat when using the slow cooker. I brown the meat then cook the curry paste until it's fragrant. Then I add any other vegies and the liquid.