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Whole Chicken In A Crock Pot

Whole Chicken In A Crock Pot

This is my go-to recipe for the crock pot and pretty much the only one I make monthly. Grab a chicken – rub it with spices – throw it in the slow cooker and let it go! That’s all there is to it! Then you can use the chicken for salads, soups and casseroles for the next week!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 126 kcal



  • 2 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 roasting chicken
  • 1 cup onion roughly chopped into large chunks


  • In a small bowl, combine the spices.
    2 tsp coarse sea salt, 2 tsp paprika, 1 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp thyme, 1 tsp white pepper, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Remove any giblets from chicken and clean chicken.
    1 roasting chicken
  • Rub spice mixture onto the chicken.
  • Stuff onion in the chicken. 
    1 cup onion
  • Put chicken in crock pot. No liquid is needed, the chicken will make its own juices.
  • Cook on low 4-8 hours.


Serving: 0.25chickenCalories: 126kcalCarbohydrates: 4.8gProtein: 16.6gFat: 4.4gSaturated Fat: 1.2gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 1212mgPotassium: 221mgFiber: 1.4gSugar: 1.7gCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken, crock pot, slow cooker
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