Slow Cooked Whole Chicken

Slow Cooked Whole Chicken
Slow Cooked Whole Chicken

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 4-5

    pound whole chicken

  • 3

    whole medium onions

  • 1

    whole lemon

  • rosemary sprigs or dried rosemary

  • 1

    garlic clove, crushed

  • 2

    garlic cloves, peeled

  • celery leaves or 1 rib of celery

  • parsley sprigs

  • black pepper

  • 2

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 4

    tablespoons unsalted butter (will rub outside of chicken with 2 of these tablespoons)

  • 4

    whole carrots

  • 1/2

    cup chicken broth

  • Paprika* (optional)

  • toothpicks for closing cavity of chicken

  • NOTE: Can sprinkle with paprika before browning

Directions

Wash and dry whole chicken Pierce lemon all over with fork or ice pick Place lemon, whole onion, parsley sprigs, 2 whole garlic cloves into cavity of chicken Lightly rub skin of chicken with crushed garlic clove, and 2 tablespoons softened butter In skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons olive oil Carefully place whole chicken in butter/olive oil mixture, and brown all sides of chicken Cut the other 2 onions in half Place carrots, celery, and halved onions into bottom of crockpot Place browned chicken on top of carrots and onions Lay sprig of fresh rosemary on chicken OR sprinkle chicken with dried rosemary Add about 1/2 cup chicken broth to crockpot Cook chicken on low for about 10 hours. One hour before serving, remove rosemary sprigs. Drain off juices, place them in saucepan, reduce to about 1 cup. Check seasonings and correct Salt and pepper the chicken Pour the reduced juices over chicken and cook for another hour Serve with steamed rice

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