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

Recipe by MyRecipes February 2010


Credit: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Stephana Bottom

Recipe Summary

10 mins
4 hrs 30 mins
4 hrs 40 mins
Serves 4


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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Nutrition Facts

332 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 6g; protein 53g; carbohydrates 1g; cholesterol 154mg; sodium 440mg.