Roast Chicken – Stuffed full of Flavour!

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

Submitted by Paulene Christie

Roast Chicken - Stuffed full of Flavour!

Roast chicken with garlic, onion, thyme and lemon pepper butter. Low Carb friendly also 🙂
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Serving: 5
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 25 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • Take one whole chicken with giblets etc removed from cavity
  • Cut lemon into quarter and retain half
  • Place the other 2 quarters of lemon, the onion quarters, the whole garlic cloves and the thyme inside cavity of chicken
  • Place chicken in slow cooker, breast down
  • Optional: I slow cook my chickens on a chicken sling and slightly elevated from the cooking liquids on a trivet.
  • Then using a sharp knife make incisions over surface of chicken facing up
  • Mix 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.
  • The remaining 1/4 lemon can be discarded or used for garnish on the finished dish
  • Cook on LOW for 6hrs
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