Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Prep time; 10 mins
Cooking time; 8 hours and 5 mins
Total time; 8 hours and 15 mins


1 large chicken
1 large onion
1/2 a lemon
3 tablespoons olive oil
4-6 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 teaspoons paprika
Salt to taste
Aluminium foil for cooking
Cooking twine


Slice onion and lemon; peel garlic

Roll up like 4-5 balls of aluminium foil. Place the balls and half of the onion slices in the bottom of the slow cooker; put aside

In a small bowl, add olive oil and all the dry ingredients; garlic powder, cayenne pepper, white pepper, paprika, thyme and salt. Mix to combine

Rub the mixture into chicken. Place the lemon slices and the other half of the onion inside the chicken.

Place the chicken into the slow cooker on top of the aluminium foil; cover and cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4-5 hours

Transfer chicken onto a baking sheet. Broil for about 5 minutes


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