Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Crock Pot Lemon Chicken

If you work long hours and don’t have the energy to cook a hearty meal, here is a wonderful crock pot recipe. The beauty of a crock pot is it simmers the juices together almost magically giving you a succulent and delicious meal. I recently found a cookbook on using crock pots and figured I would give it a try. I’m glad I did, because the meals come out tasting really good. The lemon chicken in this recipe is tender and juicy. You will be surprised like I was, at how easy and tasty your meals can be using a crock pot. This saves you time and energy from cooking after a hard day. So relax and enjoy a home cooked meal.

   PREP TIME: 15 min
                         COOKING TIME: low 7 to 8 hours
YIELD: 4 servings 
3-4 pounds whole chicken    
                     2 tablespoons poultry seasoning with salt
1 lemon, halved 
4 cloves garlic crushed
2 tablespoons olive oil
freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon minced Italian flat-leaf parsley
1. lightly   spray a 4-6 quart slow cooker with vegetable oil spray
2. Rinse chicken and pat dry with paper towels, remove and discarded any excess skin or chicken fat. rub the cavity with some of the poultry seasoning .place the lemon halves and garlic cloves in cavity. Rub the the skin with remaining poultry seasoning. Place the chicken in the slow cooker. drizzles with olive oil. Sprinkle liberally with the pepper and parsley.
3. Cover and cook on low for -8 hours   

since I was cooking for just two I just use 4 chicken thighs and adjusted the recipe and time 

severed with rice and fresh asparagus 
you can buy some great seasoning here


  1. Makes me think of the old show Everybody Loves Raymond, and Debra's lemon chicken :)

  2. Yummy! It is clear to see the lemon flavor being absorbed by the chicken!

    Yvonne Brown

  3. Looks really good! Kelly

  4. Sonoran Oasis LandscapingJuly 30, 2013 at 10:05 AM

    I'll have to try this. I've been making more chicken lately but don't always know what I want to do with it.

  5. Looks delicious!!

  6. crock pot is the easiest to cook in! we will need to try this.

  7. sounds YUMMY!!!!

  8. Another good crock pot recipe.

  9. I LOVE my crockpot. I use it all the time. This recipe looks great. I'll wait until winter, though.

  10. I love this recipe - thank you

  11. Yum!!! We use the crockpot several times a week. Don Purdum

  12. This is making me hungry!

  13. Casa Vilora InteriorsJuly 30, 2013 at 3:15 PM

    Looks yummy and simple to make

  14. Looks great .. I will book mark this for a great crockpot chicken recipe. Thanks !!

  15. PS Hi Deanna.. Know you from Blackbox contacts

  16. Great recipe for lemon chicken, I need to try this

  17. A simple recipe that looks like it produces tasty results

  18. I love crock pot cooking. And this looks delicious. I think I will make it for everyone this weekend. :)

  19. This sounds delicious. I think I will make it tomorrow for dinner!


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