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Lemon-Rosemary Chicken - Slow Cooker


Yield: Serves 4

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  • 1 lemon
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 4-lb. whole chicken, rinsed and patted dry
  • Salt and pepper


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Step 1

Halve lemon and place inside cavity of chicken along with rosemary, garlic and 2 Tbsp. butter.
Fold wings under chicken and tie legs together with string.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Place chicken, breast side up, on a small rack inside slow cooker.
Cook on high until an instant-read thermometer inserted into thigh registers 180ºF, 4 to 4 1/2 hours.

Preheat broiler to high.
Melt remaining 1 Tbsp. butter. Transfer chicken, breast side up, to a foil-lined baking sheet.
Brush chicken with melted butter and broil to brown skin, 2 to 3 minutes. Let rest 10 minutes on a cutting board before carving and serving.

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