Slow Cooker Rotisserie-Style Chicken

Ann Dunaway Teh
Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken
Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken

Slow Cooker Rotisserie-Style Chicken

Making a rotisserie-style chicken in the slow cooker is so simple and a great way to have plenty of chicken for multiple meals, not to mention lower in sodium than the store-bought kind.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 10 mins
Course Chicken & Poultry, Slow Cooker
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 195 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4-5 lb whole chicken
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp paprika or smoked Spanish paprika
  • 1 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Remove the neck and giblets from the cavity of the chicken and discard. Remove as much of the skin as you like. Kitchen shears are handy for helping remove the skin.
  • Place the chicken in the insert of a 6 quart slow cooker, breast side down.
  • Combine all of the spices, then rub all over the chicken and inside the cavity. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours in the slow cooker. The chicken will produce its own juices as it cooks, so do not add any liquid to the pan.
  • Once the chicken is finished, the meat will be very tender and practically fall off the bone. Separate meat from the bones and serve.

Notes

Chef’s Note: 
  • Any extra meat can be used in a variety of ways for other recipes, particularly in ones that call for shredded chicken.
  • A fair amount of cooking liquid will accumulate in the slow cooker. I serve these juices over the meat and the rest I refrigerate and use like chicken broth.
  • I also save the chicken bones and use to make my own chicken stock. If I’m not going to do it right away, I put in a bag in the freezer until I’m ready.

Nutrition

Calories: 195kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 28gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 359mgFiber: 1g
Keyword chicken, slow cooker
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