Slow cooker whole chicken with broiled crispy skin, garnished with lemon and herbs.
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Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

This slow cooker whole chicken is a rotisserie style seasoned chicken made with the help of the crock pot. It's a super easy dinner option and the leftover chicken can be used in countless other dishes!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword rotisserie chicken, slow cooker whole chicken, whole chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 347kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 5 lb whole chicken neck and giblets removed
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and smoked paprika.
  • Coat a large slow cooker with cooking spray. Roll a piece heavy duty aluminum foil into a ring shape to fit into the slow cooker as a rack.
  • Place the chicken on top of the foil ring. Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours or until thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh registers at 165 degrees or higher. 
  • Transfer the chicken to a sheet pan or baking dish and broil in the oven for 4-5 minutes or until chicken skin is brown and crispy. Serve.

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Notes

  1. Nutritional facts assume calorie and fat counts for skin. If you're looking to cut calories, remove the skin before eating.

Nutrition

Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 603mg | Potassium: 369mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 830IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.9mg