This simple whole chicken recipe is great served as is with crusty bread or over rice, but it’s also a great way to cook chicken ahead of time to use in a variety of dishes, such as chicken salad, soups, and casseroles.

Nicole McLaughlin
Recipe by Well Done

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
4 hrs 5 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 to 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • If applicable, remove neck and giblets from chicken; discard or reserve for another use. Sprinkle inside and outside of chicken with salt and pepper. Place chicken in slow cooker; cover and cook on LOW 4 hours. Remove and discard chicken skin and bones, and serve chicken with accumulated juices, or store meat and juices separately in airtight containers in refrigerator for future use.

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