Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken on a Plate
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 7 hrs
Total: 7 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
1046 Calories
59g Fat
13g Carbs
108g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 1046
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 59g 76%
Saturated Fat 18g 92%
Cholesterol 347mg 116%
Sodium 498mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 108g
Calcium 133mg 10%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

A slow cooker lemon chicken recipe, made with chicken and lemon juice, along with oregano and garlic.


  • 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

Steps 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.

  5. Skim fat from juices and pour to a serving bowl; thicken juices, if desired.

  6. Serve chicken with juices.

Serves 4.

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