Whole Chicken in a Crock-Pot & Giveaway
Author: Leslie Green - The Hungry Housewife
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 4 mins
Total time: 9 mins
A Whole Chicken cooked in a Crock-Pot.
  • 1 5lb. Whole Chicken
  • 1 large Onion, sliced
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • 3 tbsp Butter,room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Rosemary, finly chopped
  • 6 Fresh Sage Leaves, about 1 tablespoon
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 tablespoon Coarse Kosher Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Pepper
  1. Place the onions,garlic and chicken stock into the Crock-Pot.
  2. Remove chicken from package and remove giblet bag.
  3. Place the contents of the giblet bag into the Crock-Pot.(this will add flavor to the stock)
  4. Rinse and dry the chicken.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together the butter,rosemary,sage,thyme,salt and pepper.
  6. Rub the entire chicken(concentrating on the top/breast side) with the butter herb mixture.
  7. Place chicken into the Crock-Pot and cook on high for 4 hours.
  8. Remove the chicken and let rest for 10 minutes prior to cutting.
  9. Remove the onions and serve on the side if desired.
  10. Strain the juice the accumulated in the Crock-Pot into a large bowl and reserve the stock
Recipe by The Hungry Housewife at http://www.thehungryhousewife.com/2012/11/whole-chicken-in-a-crock-pot-giveaway.html