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Slow Cooker Lemon Rosemary Chicken

This tender and delicious Slow Cooker Lemon Rosemary Chicken is full of flavor and couldn't be any easier to prepare!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, whole chicken, recipe, whole 30, paleo, lemon, rosemary
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 315kcal
Author: Lisa Johnson

Ingredients

  • 4 pound whole chicken
  • 3 large lemons
  • 8 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 3 bulbs garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon pepper

Instructions

  • Cut garlic bulbs in half, and place 3 on the bottom of the slow cooker insert.
  • Slice 2 of the lemon the same thickness as the garlic and place half of them on the bottom of slow cooker. Add 2 sprigs of rosemary.
  • Cut remaining lemon in half, and place inside the chicken cavity along with the garlic bulb tops and 3 sprigs of rosemary.
  • Place chicken in the slow cooker and sprinkle with lemon pepper. Top with remaining lemon slices and rosemary sprigs.
  • Place cover on slow cooker and insert probe {if using}.
  • Set timer for 3 hours on HIGH or probe temperature to 165 to 170 degrees.
  • When slow cooker beeps, check for doneness.
  • If you would like to brown the chicken, preheat oven to 425 degrees and place chicken in a baking pan. Cook until crispy and brown.
  • Remove from oven and allow chicken to rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal | Protein: 27g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 287mg | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.4mg