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The Best Homemade Rotisserie Chicken Ever Takes Just 5 Minutes to Prep!

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Rotisserie chicken is a working mama’s best friend. Inexpensive and easy to grab on the way home from work, most grocery stores have them prepped and ready to go, and they’ll only set you back about $7. But, what if you could prep your own rotisserie chicken in less than five minutes, then have it waiting for you when you get home from work? That’s right! No frantic, last-minute stops at the grocery store. No wondering what’s for dinner. Just walk into your house, and say hi to your kids. Sit down to a civilized meal. Breathe a little.

It’s possible! With a slow cooker and the most basic list of ingredients forever, you’ll have a flavorful, savory rotisserie chicken waiting for you the moment you get home. Here’s how.

Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken

This simple recipe for slow cooker rotisserie chicken is so easy! It takes just 5 minutes to prep, then cooks all day, yeilding an incredibly moist and flavorful bird. Serve with crusty bread and a side salad for a quick, hearty dinner perfect for busy weeknights!

Prep: 5 Minutes

Total Time: 6 hours 5 minutes

Serves: 4

  • 1 whole chicken
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemons, thinly sliced
  • 1 bulb garlic, coarsely chopped
  • salt and pepper

Drizzle 2 tablespoons olive oil over the bottom of a 5-6 quart slow cooker. Drizzle the chicken with the remaining olive oil, salt and pepper the skin very generously. Place in slow cooker breast side up. Add lemons and garlic to the slow cooker. Cover and cook 6-8 hours on low. To brown the top of the chicken, place it under a broiler for 2-3 minutes before serving. Serve and enjoy!

 

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