Harvest Slow Cooker Roasted Chicken

Roasting a whole chicken in the crockpot infuses the meat with the taste of harvest vegetables, creating succulent flavours and moist texture. Perfect for an easy weeknight dinner!


10 min

  • 1 Zabiha Halal Whole Tied Chicken
  • 2 onions, peeled and quartered
  • 1 fennel bulb (discard stalks), roughly chopped in large pieces
  • 4 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped in large pieces
  • 4 celery stalk, roughly chopped in large pieces
  • 1 garlic bulb, unpeeled, cut in half
  • 3/4 teaspoon regular paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • Fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon, washed

1. Place all vegetables and garlic bulb at the bottom of the crockpot. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

2. In a bowl, mix all spices and herbs. Rub chicken inside and outside.

3. Cut lemon in half and slide the two pieces into the chicken cavity.

4. Place chicken on top of vegetables. Cover and cook on High for 4 hours. Avoid lifting cover before 3 hours have passed, then prick chicken thighs to see if juices run clear to ensure it’s cooked. If juices don’t run clear, continue to cook for another hour.

5. Using two large spoons, carefully transfer chicken to an ovenproof dish and broil in the oven on low for 5 minutes. Serve with cooked vegetables from the slow cooker and mashed potatoes.


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