Lemon Garlic Crockpot Chicken

This sounds like an odd combination, but somehow it just works. The leftovers can be frozen, but usually this dish is devoured in one night at our house. It has very little prep time so it’s perfect a busy school night. Just add a couple of steamed veggies as side dishes and you can have dinner on the table in minutes.

Ingredients:

1 Whole Chicken

30-40 Cloves Of Garlic – peeled

1 Whole Lemon

1 White Onion – sliced

1/8 of a teaspoon each of marjoram, thyme, rosemary, savory, sage, oregano, basil or your favorite Italian seasoning blend

Directions:

Line the bottom of your slow cooker with onions and garlic

Wash the chicken under cold water and pat dry

Put the chicken over the onions and garlic

Squeeze lemon juice all over the chicken

Season the inside and outside of your bird with plenty of salt, pepper and the Italian seasoning blend

Put lemon halves inside the chicken

Cover and cook on low for 6 hours, checking on it every couple of hours

Place the chicken on a plate and shred the meat away off the bone. Add meat to the broth, the garlic and onions

11 comments

  1. blondieaka · September 30, 2017

    Wow is that 30-40 cloves of garlic or 3-4 ..But I love the sound of the lemon garlic combo

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    • askagimp · September 30, 2017

      30 to 40. It sounds like a lot, but it’s awesome. Roasted garlic has a milder flavor. My husband even likes to spread them on toast when we have it.

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      • blondieaka · September 30, 2017

        Thank you for your reply and I will definitely try this but will have to use limes as lemons are not always available here…I love roasted garlic I actually eat a lot of garlic every day if it says 2… I put 4…lol

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  2. mistimaan · September 30, 2017

    Good recipe………..loved it 🙂

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  3. Thomas · September 30, 2017

    Not on odd combination at all – Madhur Jaffrey has a recipe “Lemony Chicken and Coriander”, which I have adapted to form my signature dish which you can read about in this post: https://aspi.blog/2017/06/19/scotland-thursday-supper-in-which-i-perpetrate-a-shameless-act-of-cultural-appropriation/

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  4. Miss A · October 1, 2017

    Got myself a cooker yesterday. Excited to try this! Must be something I can’t burn… right.

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  5. The Real Reality Show Blog · October 1, 2017

    I’ve done something very similar on stove top and love it. Great flavor combination. I’m definitely doing this!

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