Lemon Crock Pot Chicken is a family favorite!! I love it when I can pick up whole chickens on meat markdown!! Cooking a whole chicken in the crockpot really isn’t hard to do at all. PLus you end up with chicken leftover to use in other meals.
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I love finding meat on markdowns, but trying to find new ways to make food can be a challenge; I have no idea how generations before did this, the days of Pinterest. I will gladly use Pinterest to find new food at a discount. My next plan is to try a whole chicken in my Instant Pot.
10 Quart Crockpot8 Quart Crockpot6 Quart Crockpot
I made this in my 8 Quart crockpot, If you are not sure what size suits your family’s needs be sure to check out my Crockpot Buying Guide. I love to use the bigger crockpot to have leftovers.
Lemon Pepper Crock Pot Chicken Ingredients:
I first started making this in 2015, and it still gets made often in my house!
How To Make Lemon Pepper Crock Pot Chicken:
Spray your crockpot with the nonstick spray, this will make clean-up easier. You can use a slow cooker liner, but I have not tried it with a whole chicken; there normally isn’t much to wash out.
Make at least four tin foil balls, depending on how big your chicken is.
Remove the chicken innards and wash off with water.
Pat dry the chicken and place it on a plate.
Season to taste with lemon pepper seasoning, salt, and pepper.
Shake the chicken a bit over the plate to remove the excess seasoning and then place on the foil balls.
Be sure to place the chicken on the bottom side down. (aka breast side up)
Shake a bit of minced onion on the chicken, mine fell off when I did it on the plate so I ended up doing it in the crockpot.
Cook on high for 4-4 ½ hours
Ensure chicken is cooked to 165 degrees for food safety with a Food Thermometer to ensure its properly cooked
As you can see, the meat was just falling off the chicken bone!!
Serve with rice or pasta
WHAT TO SERVE WITH Lemon Peper CHICKEN IN THE CROCKPOT
- Oven Roasted Baby Potatoes
- Green Salads
- Classic Green Bean Casserole
- Garlic Parmesan Biscuit Pull-Apart Bread
- Oven Roasted Acorn Squash
- White Rice
Crockpot Recipes To Check Out
Crockpots are versatile and perfect for making meals without much work or effort. I use mine constantly! Below are some of my favorite collections of recipes I’ve made in my kitchen. Slow Cooker recipes are an easy way to get dinner on the table.
- Chicken Crockpot Recipes
- Crockpot Soup Recipes
- Weeknight Dinner Recipes
- Ground Beef Crockpot Dinners
- Crockpot Cinnamon Rolls
Lemon Pepper Crock Pot Chicken
This Lemon Pepper Crock Pot Chicken Recipe is amazing! Whole chickens are perfect for the crockpot and make an easy dinner! Whole chickens can be found on markdown and make for an easy weeknight dinner.
- 1 Whole Chicken
- Lemon Pepper Seasoning
- Minced Onion
Spray your crock pot with the nonstick spray, I personally prefer my 8 quart Crock Pot when I make the whole chicken
Make at least four foil balls depending on how big your chicken is
Remove the chicken inards and wash off with water
Pat dry the chicken and place on a plate
Season to taste with the lemon pepper seasoning, salt, and pepper
Shake a bit over plate and then place on the foil balls be sure to place the chicken in bottom side down (aka breast side up)
Shake a bit of minced onion on the chicken, mine fell off when I did it on the plate so I ended up doing it in the crock pot
Cook on high for 4-4 ½ hours
Ensure chicken is cooked to 165 degrees for food safety with a Food Thermometer to ensure its properly cooked.
I have a chicken in the freezer just waiting for this!
Cynthia Rusincovitch says
My husband and I are currently on a lemon pepper kick right now and have been dying to make something like this using it. I’m excited about trying this!