Lemon Roasted Chicken Recipe



Lemon Roasted Chicken Recipe

This lemon-roasted chicken is perfect for spring gatherings. It's light and pairs well with a variety of sides. Ingredients
1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds)
2 celery ribs, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium apple, sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
2 teaspoons sea salt
1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon pepper
1 medium lemon, sliced

Tuck wings under chicken; tie drumsticks together. Fill cavity with celery, onion and apple. Place in a 6-qt. slow cooker, breast side up. Rub chicken with oil; rub with rosemary, salt, thyme, paprika, garlic and pepper. Top with lemon.
Cook, covered, on low until a thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh reads at least 170°-175°, 4-5 hours. Remove chicken from slow cooker; tent with foil. Discard vegetables. Let chicken stand 15 minutes before carving.

Nutrition Facts :
5 ounces cooked chicken: 318 calories, 19g fat (5g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 730mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 33g protein.


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