Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

Kristy Still | Mommy Hates Cooking

Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken cooks slowly in your crock pot. Minimal effort, maximum taste!

As the holidays start to wind down and the new year begins, I try to take a little break from baking. I still cook daily, but that means that I use my slow cooker much more than I do the rest of the year.

Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken Photo

It’s just necessary, considering the month of December is non-stop recipes multiple times a day. This particular year, I am working very hard to eat healthier, and that means cutting back on some of the extras like butter or red meat in particular for me.

Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken Picture

I decided to start out the healthy eating journey by making this slow cooker lemon pepper chicken. I absolutely love making chicken in the slow cooker.

It’s so simple, and can be made a variety of ways. One of our favorites is simply pouring barbecue sauce over the chicken.

We end up using the BBQ Chicken in a variety of meals, such as salads, pulled chicken sandwiches, and over baked potatoes.

In this case, I decided to make a lightly seasoned chicken, then serve it with a side salad. I also saved a little bit of the leftovers to serve over salads and stuffed in potatoes throughout the week too.

That is one reason I love whole fryer chickens, because I easily can save the meat for the rest of the week.

Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken Image

This particular meal is a great meal to make on a budget too, with what you have on hand. It’s easily under $5.00 to make when you get a great deal on a fryer chicken.

I know at our local store they always seem to go on sale, even the organic chickens are typically a good deal. I stock up so that I can make oven fried chicken too.

This recipe consists of simply lemon, pepper, rosemary, and chicken. That’s right… four ingredients! Are you ready for dinner tonight? It’ll be easy, I promise!

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Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

    6 Servings


  • 1 Whole Chicken
  • 1 Lemon, Sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coarse Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Dried Rosemary


  1. Spray a 6-quart slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Place the chicken in the bottom, then top it with sliced lemon and evenly sprinkle the pepper and rosemary.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  4. Serve as is or over with salad.


Cooking Method:
Slow Cooker
Gluten Free
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6 servings
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Author: Kristy Still
Recipe Yields: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 480 minutes
Total Time: 490 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 5

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 1mg
Total Carbohydrate 1g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 0g
Protein 0g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kristy Still

About Kristy

Kristy turned her hatred of cooking into a new outlet for creativity. Now that's the kind of attitude we're fanatical about! She blogs about all sorts of good food on Mommy Hates Cooking. On Food Fanatic, she's tackling all things Gluten Free.

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