Lazy Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe
This delicious slow cooker lemon pepper chicken dinner is a one-pot delight! Tender chicken, potatoes, and carrots cooked together in a lighter lemon, garlic sauce. An easy, tasty, and healthy meal you will want to make on repeat.
- 1.5-2 lbs chicken breast or thighs both work well, cut into bite-sized chunks
- 1 lb baby potatoes or diced larger potatoes
- 1 lb baby carrots or larger carrots cut into coins
- ½ cup onion, diced
- ½ cup chicken stock
- ¼ cup butter
- 2 tablespoon garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon lemon-pepper seasoning
- 1 teaspoon thyme
- 1 lemon
cut chicken into bite-size pieces
Place chicken, potatoes, and vegetables into slow cooker
1.5-2 lbs chicken, 1 lb baby potatoes, 1 lb baby carrots, ½ cup onion, diced
add in all seasonings, butter, and prepared chicken stock
2 tablespoon garlic, minced, 1 tablespoon lemon-pepper seasoning, 1 teaspoon thyme
place butter in slow cooker and pour prepared chicken stock over top
¼ cup butter, ½ cup chicken stock
cut lemon in half. squeeze juice from each lemon half over mixture in slow cooker. Then slice the lemon halves and place all slices (with rind) into slow cooker
cover and cook on low for 3.5 - 6 hours
your dish is ready to serve when the internal temperature of the chicken pieces reaches 165°F and the potatoes are soft when pierced with a fork.
If you cannot find small baby potatoes, cutting up a larger potato into bite-sized pieces works just as well. It is important that your potatoes not be too large or they will take longer to cook than the chicken.
Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 1058mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 15818IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 3mg