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Slow-Cooker Roast Chicken

Slow-Cooker Roast Chicken
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 6 hr 25 min
  • Servings 4

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 classic meal with minimal effort and clean up. ...MORE+ LESS-

Baked Bree
September 26, 2016

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

Steps

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  • 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
    Use hands to coat the chicken in the butter mixture. Season with additional 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°F in the leg and the juices run clear.
  • 6
    Take the chicken out of the slow cooker and place in an oven-proof 9x13-inch pan. Brown the chicken under the broiler for 4-5 minutes or until the skin is brown and crispy.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
640
Calories from Fat
320
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
54%
Saturated Fat
14g
70%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
185mg
61%
Sodium
1470mg
61%
Potassium
1150mg
33%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
6g
Protein
50g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
220%
220%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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