Recipe - Walk Away Slow-Cook Chicken


Serves 4 plus leftovers

  • 1   whole chicken, 4-5 pounds
  • 1   large onion
  • 3   tablespoons combined of your favorite dried herbs/spices
  1. Rinse and dry chicken.
  2. Roughly chop onion and place in bottom of slow-cooker.
  3. Combine herbs and spices in a small bowl and gently rub on chicken.
  4. Place chicken in slow-cooker on top of onions.  Set on low for 3-8 hours depending on your appliance.
  5. Before serving, drain the broth and save for the Barley Chicken Soup

Per 3.5 oz serving: 177 calories, 27g protein, 0 carbohydrates, 7g fat (2g sat, 4g mono/poly), 83mg cholesterol, 0g fiber, 70mg sodium

Seasoned Cook: For a savory bird, add 1/2 a lemon in the cavity and choose spices such as thyme, sage and basil.  For a Latin flare, use chili powder, cayenne pepper, paprika and cumin as pictured here.

Cook Once, Eat Twice: Save leftover chicken and broth for soup.