Slow-Roasted Lemon Dill Chicken


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2017-12-11 15:01:21


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Preparation:

Place onions on bottom of a 6-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix butter and lemon peel.
Tuck wings under chicken; tie drumsticks together. With fingers, carefully loosen skin from chicken breast; rub butter mixture under the skin. Secure skin to underside of breast with toothpicks. Place chicken over onions, breast side up. Add stock, parsley and dill.
Drizzle lemon juice over chicken; sprinkle with seasonings. Cook, covered, on low 4-5 hours (a thermometer inserted in thigh should read at least 170°).
Remove chicken from slow cooker; tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before carving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts
5 ounces cooked chicken: 366 calories, 23g fat (8g saturated fat), 127mg cholesterol, 542mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 37g protein.




Ingredients

2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 broiler/fryer chicken (4 to 5 pounds)
1/4 cup chicken stock
4 sprigs fresh parsley
4 fresh dill sprigs
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon pepper