Lemon-Rosemary Chicken

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Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom
Recipe from All You

All you need are 5 ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time to make this citrusy lemon-rosemary chicken for dinner.


  • 1 lemon
  • 1 4-lb. whole chicken, rinsed and patted dry
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper


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  1. 1. Halve lemon and place inside chicken cavity along with rosemary and garlic. Fold wings under and tie legs together. Rub chicken all over with 2 Tbsp. butter and sprinkle inside and out with salt and pepper.
  2. 2. Place chicken, breast side up, on a small rack inside slow cooker. Cover and cook on high until an instant-read thermometer inserted into thigh registers 180ºF, 4 to 4 1/2 hours.
  3. 3. Preheat broiler to high. Melt remaining 1 Tbsp. butter. Transfer chicken, breast side up, to a foil-lined baking sheet. Brush chicken with melted butter and broil to brown skin, 2 to 3 minutes. Let chicken rest for 10 minutes on a cutting board before carving and serving.
All You Eat Well, Save Big Cookbook,
February 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 332
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 53g
  • Carbohydrate: 1g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 154mg
  • Sodium: 440mg