Roast Chicken – Stuffed full of Flavour!

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September 6, 2017

Roast chicken with garlic, onion, thyme and lemon pepper butter. Low Carb friendly also 🙂

  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yields: 5


I whole chicken

1 brown onion quartered

7 cloves of garlic peeled

1 bunch of thyme (around 15-20 small stalks)

1 lemon

2 tblsp butter

2-2 tsp cracked black peppr


1Take one whole chicken with giblets etc removed from cavity

2Cut lemon into quarter and retain half

3Place the other 2 quarters of lemon, the onion quarters, the whole garlic cloves and the thyme inside cavity of chicken

4Place chicken in slow cooker, breast down

5Optional: I slow cook my chickens on a chicken sling and slightly elevated from the cooking liquids on a trivet.

6Then using a sharp knife make incisions over surface of chicken facing up

7Mix the just melted butter with black pepper and the juice of another lemon quarter (approx 1 tblsp) and brush all over chicken and into the holes you've pierced.

8The remaining 1/4 lemon can be discarded or used for garnish on the finished dish

9Cook on LOW for 6hrs

Submitted by Paulene Christie


4 Reviews


September 2, 2021

Want to cook this


January 15, 2019

soft and tender and tasty. terrific for those with chewing issues .

Victoria Gumley

April 29, 2018

Made this today and it was beautiful!!


September 13, 2017

This is amazing, so delicious and easy way to roast a chicken. I just brown mine in the oven at the end to brown up the skin.

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