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Whole Chicken in a Slow CookerWhole Chicken in a Slow Cooker

Prepared by: Tammy Roberts,
Nutrition Specialist,
University of Missouri Extension
September 25, 2016

 

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken (4-5 pound)
  • 2 ribs of celery cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 carrots cut into -inch slices

 

Make a rub for the chicken with the following spices

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

 

Preparation

  • Rub the thawed chicken inside and out with the spice rub mixture.
  • Place the vegetables in the bottom of the slow cooker and put the chicken on top, breast on the bottom.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours; high for 4-5 hours. Remove chicken and shred meat.
  • Store the liquid in a container in the refrigerator to use in other recipes. Be sure to skim fat before using.

 

 

Related recipes:
White Bean Basil Chicken Chili
Simple Chicken Soup

 

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