Whole Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

Whole Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe Makes great, spicy, juicy chicken with little work. Get a chicken with a pop-up timer if you can.


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 4 hrs

    TOTAL : 8 hrs

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 1 whole chicken

  • Mix salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, thyme, white pepper, garlic powder, and black pepper together in a small bowl.

  • Rub seasoning mixture over the entire chicken to evenly season. Put rubbed chicken into a large resealable plastic bag; refrigerate 8 hours to overnight.

  • Remove chicken from bag and cook in slow cooker on Low until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, 4 to 8 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Per Serving: 230 calories; protein 25.9g; carbohydrates 1.2g; fat 12.8g; cholesterol 102.5mg; sodium 1239mg. Some reviewers of this recipe have suggested cutting the salt in half for better flavor.