Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken on a Plate
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  • 7 hrs 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 7 hrs
  • Yield: 4 Servings
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A slow cooker lemon chicken recipe, made with chicken and lemon juice, along with oregano and garlic.

What You'll Need

  • 1 broiler-fryer,cut up, or about 3 1/2 pounds chicken pieces
  • 1 teaspoon crumbled dry leaf oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup dry wine, sherry, chicken broth, or water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

How to Make It

  1. Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper. Sprinkle half of garlic and oregano over the chicken.
  2. Melt butter in a sauté pan over medium heat and brown chicken on all sides.
  3. Transfer chicken to crockpot. Sprinkle with remaining oregano and garlic. Add wine or sherry to the sauté pan and stir to loosen brown bits; pour into slow cooker.
  4. Cover and cook on LOW (200°) for 7 to 8 hours. Add lemon juice last hour.
  1. Skim fat from juices and pour to a serving bowl; thicken juices, if desired.
  2. Serve chicken with juices.

Serves 4.

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