How to make it

  • Wash and dry whole chicken
  • Pierce lemon all over with fork or ice pick
  • Place lemon, whole onion, parsley sprigs, 2 whole garlic cloves into cavity of chicken
  • Lightly rub skin of chicken with crushed garlic clove, and 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • In skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Carefully place whole chicken in butter/olive oil mixture, and brown all sides of chicken
  • Cut the other 2 onions in half
  • Place carrots, halved onions into bottom of crockpot
  • Place browned chicken on top of carrots and onions
  • Lay sprig of fresh rosemary on chicken OR sprinkle chicken with dried rosemary
  • Add about 1/2 cup chicken broth to crockpot
  • Cook chicken on low for about 10 hours.
  • One hour before serving, remove rosemary sprigs.
  • Drain off juices, place them in saucepan, reduce to about 1 cup.
  • Check seasonings and correct
  • Salt and pepper the chicken
  • Pour the reduced juices over chicken and cook for another hour
  • Serve with steamed rice

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    " It was excellent "
    a1patti ate it and said...
    This sounds delicious!!
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  • jenniferbyrdez 12 years ago
    How did I miss this? Yum.
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    " It was excellent "
    organicmama ate it and said...
    Love chicken...
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