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This slow cooker whole chicken with lemon is the easiest rotisserie-style chicken. Use juice from the slow cooker to make gravy with cornstarch and chicken broth. Leftovers make a great chicken salad.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place carrots and onion in the cavity of the chicken. Rub the skin with butter and place in the slow cooker.

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  • Cut lemon in half and squeeze juice all over the chicken. Cut juiced lemon halves into wheels and place around chicken. Sprinkle parsley, salt, poultry seasoning, thyme, and paprika over top.

  • Cover and cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours or High for 4 to 5 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, near the bone, should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

404 calories; protein 42.4g; carbohydrates 3.4g; fat 23.4g; cholesterol 137.8mg; sodium 306.7mg. Full Nutrition
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