Crockpot baked chicken

Crockpot Baked Chicken

Crockpot Baked Chicken – a dish that promises tenderness and flavor, all cooked with the convenience of a slow cooker. This recipe will focus on creating a deliciously moist and flavorful chicken with minimal effort, ideal for a busy day. Let’s get to the recipe:


  • Whole Chicken (about 4-5 lbs)
  • Butter (2 tablespoons, melted)
  • Garlic (4 cloves, minced)
  • Paprika (1 teaspoon)
  • Dried Thyme (1 teaspoon)
  • Dried Rosemary (1 teaspoon)
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)
  • Onion (1, quartered)
  • Lemon (1, halved)


  1. Prepare the Chicken:
    • Remove the giblets from the chicken and pat dry with paper towels.
    • In a small bowl, combine melted butter, minced garlic, paprika, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper.
  2. Season the Chicken:
    • Rub the butter and herb mixture all over the chicken, including under the skin and inside the cavity.
  3. Add Flavorings:
    • Place the quartered onion and one-half of the lemon inside the chicken’s cavity.
    • Squeeze the other lemon half over the outside of the chicken.
  4. Cook in the Crockpot:
    • Place the seasoned chicken in the crockpot.
    • Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours, or until the chicken is cooked through and the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  5. Optional Browning:
    • For a crispy skin, place the cooked chicken under a broiler for a few minutes until the skin is golden and crispy.
  6. Serve:
    • Let the chicken rest for a few minutes before carving.
    • Serve with your choice of sides.

This crockpot baked chicken recipe is perfect for a hassle-free meal that delivers on flavor and tenderness. The combination of herbs and garlic provides a delightful aroma and taste, while the slow cooking process ensures the chicken is wonderfully juicy.

Grocery List:

  • Whole Chicken (4-5 lbs)
  • Butter (2 tablespoons)
  • Garlic (4 cloves)
  • Paprika (1 teaspoon)
  • Dried Thyme (1 teaspoon)
  • Dried Rosemary (1 teaspoon)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Onion (1)
  • Lemon (1)