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How to slow-cook a tasty herb whole chicken

If you like to fill your house with a wonderful aroma.... If you like a chicken that's fall-apart tender... If you enjoy easy all-day slow cooking.... This is a recipe to try!

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The recipe I had called for "garden-flavored whipped cream cheese." That might be good! I didn't have it handy so I substituted sour lean.

The recipe I had called for "garden-flavored whipped cream cheese." That might be good! I didn't have it handy so I substituted sour lean.

Wash chicken well. PAT DRY (this makes it brown better) I use a clean towel and dry well. Sprinkle cavity generously with salt & pepper and a little parsley.

I love to keep one of my garden parsley & Basil plants over winter so I have a supply of FRESH! This herb cutting scissor was a gift from my sister and it works great!

I love to keep one of my garden parsley & Basil plants over winter so I have a supply of FRESH! This herb cutting scissor was a gift from my sister and it works great!

Mix herbs, butter, etc, forming a paste. Spread onto bottom of chicken before placing it into slow cooker. Spread remainder on top.

Mix herbs, butter, etc, forming a paste. Spread onto bottom of chicken before placing it into slow cooker. Spread remainder on top.

Cover and cook on high 3 hours. Then turn to low for remaining 4-6 hours until tender.

Cover and cook on high 3 hours. Then turn to low for remaining 4-6 hours until tender.

Our's was so tender, I simply scooped off each drumstick and wing, then lifted the cavity out and served in a serving dish. VERY TENDER!

  • 3-4 lb. Whole Chicken
  • 3.0Tbsp Butter
  • 0.0c Sour Cream or Lean
  • 1.0tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1.0Tbsp fresh minced parsley
  • 1.0tsp Dried Rosemary crushed
  • 1.0tsp Dried Basil crushed
  • 0.0tsp Rubbed Sage
  • 0.0tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 0.0tsp Garlic Powder