Whole Chicken in a Slow Cooker
Serves 6-8 (depending on the size of your chicken)
|This is the "before" picture...I just put it in the slow cooker.|
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp garlic pepper
1 1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 roasting or fryer chicken (3 1/2 to 4 1/2 lbs per original recipe; note: I usually use a 5-6 lb chicken and cook it longer because I have a big family.)
1 medium to large chopped onion
1 pkg (16 oz) baby carrots or 4-5 carrots, peeled and chopped into halves or thirds
4 celery stalks, cut in thirds
2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
1 lemon, quartered
- Combine rub ingredients in a small bowl.
- Rub garlic all over outside of the chicken. Put garlic inside the chicken.
- Rub the rub all over the outside and inside the chicken. Add quartered lemon to the inside of the chicken.