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Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

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Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

The secret to a moist and flavorful roast chicken? Cook it in the slow cooker! Line slow cooker with potatoes, carrots, and onions, add a chicken and cook. A meal with minimal effort and clean up. 4 servings

(6 comments)
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 25 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

1
whole roasting chicken (3 1/2 - 4 1/2 pounds)
1
large onion, chopped
1
pound baby Yukon Gold potatoes
4
whole peeled carrots, chopped
1
whole lemon (reserve zest)
4
Tablespoons room temperature butter
2
cloves minced garlic
2
teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
2
teaspoons fresh thyme
2
teaspoons salt
1
teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions

  • 1 Place onions, potatoes, and carrots in the bottom of the slow cooker. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Clean and dry chicken. Zest lemon and reserve. Quarter lemon, and place in the cavity. Place chicken on top of vegetables.
  • 3 In a small bowl, combine butter, garlic, rosemary, thyme, and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 4 Cover the chicken with the butter mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 5 Cook chicken on LOW for 4-8 hours. The cooking time depends on how large your chicken is. Cook until an internal temperature reaches 160 degrees in the leg and the juices run clear.
  • 6 Take the chicken out of the slow cooker and place in an oven proof 9x13 pan. Brown the chicken under the broiler for 4 to 5 minutes or until the skin is brown and crispy.

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