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Lemon-Roasted Chicken

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  • Total Time

    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours + standing


  • Makes

    6 servings

  • Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 2 celery ribs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium apple, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1-1/2teaspoons paprika
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium lemon, sliced
  • Directions

  • Tuck wings under chicken; tie drumsticks together. Fill cavity with celery, onion and apple. Place in a 6-qt. slow cooker, breast side up. Rub chicken with oil; rub with rosemary, salt, thyme, paprika, garlic and pepper. Top with lemon.
  • Cook, covered, on low until a thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh reads at least 170°-175°, 4-5 hours. Remove chicken from slow cooker; tent with foil. Discard vegetables. Let chicken stand 15 minutes before carving.
  • Nutrition Facts

    5 ounces cooked chicken: 318 calories, 19g fat (5g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 730mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 33g protein.
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