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Crock Pot Herbed Rotisserie Chicken

Don’t bother with your store’s deli version. Make your own rotisserie chicken cheaper at home in your crock pot! And the surprise is a side dish cooks right along with the chicken and helps it get crispy too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 10 mins
Course: Chicken, Comfort Foods, Everyday Meals, side dishes, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken recipe, rotisserie chicken
Servings: 4 -6
Calories: 526kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 whole roasting chicken about 5 lbs
  • 4 medium potatoes wrapped in foil

RUB

  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme -or- 1 tbs chopped fresh
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp paprika

Instructions

  • Rinse chicken and pat dry inside and out.
  • Place the potatoes in the bottom of a 6-7 quart slow cooker
  • Combine all rub ingredients in a small bowl
  • Rub the rub mixture all over the chicken
  • Place chicken on top of potatoes in the slow cooker
  • Cook on high 4-5 hours, low 6-8 hours or until chicken tests done (juices run clear or 175 degrees F on a meat thermometer)
  • NOTE: I cooked this on high as I think it produces a better end product with roasting

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 526kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 1315mg | Potassium: 1161mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2470IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 9mg