Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken on a Plate
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  • 7 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 7 hrs
  • Yield: 4 Servings
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A slow cooker lemon chicken recipe, made with chicken and lemon juice, along with oregano and garlic.

What You'll Need

  • 1 broiler-fryer chicken (cut up, or about 3 1/2 pounds of chicken pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon leaf oregano (crumbled dry)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup dry wine, sherry,
  • 1 ​cup of chicken broth, or water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

How to Make It

  1. Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper. Sprinkle half of garlic and oregano over the chicken.
  2. Melt butter in a sauté pan over medium heat and brown chicken on all sides.
  3. Transfer chicken to crockpot. Sprinkle with remaining oregano and garlic. Add wine or sherry to the sauté pan and stir to loosen brown bits; pour into slow cooker.
  4. Cover and cook on LOW (200°) for 7 to 8 hours. Add lemon juice last hour.
  1. Skim fat from juices and pour to a serving bowl; thicken juices, if desired.
  2. Serve chicken with juices.

Serves 4.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1046
Total Fat 59 g
Saturated Fat 18 g
Unsaturated Fat 23 g
Cholesterol 347 mg
Sodium 498 mg
Carbohydrates 13 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 108 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)