Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4 servings
This slow cooker lemon chicken is so moist and flavorful!
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice ( 1 large lemon)
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 2.5 lbs. chicken thighs (bone-in, skin left on)- just enough thighs to cover the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • some lemon slices added on top of chicken
  1. In a bowl mix lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Pour into a 5-quart or larger slow cooker. Add the chicken thighs into the sauce one at a time skin down and move around in the sauce, then flip the thigh skin up, do this with all the thighs. (The sauce will coat all of the chicken)
  2. Add lemon slices on top of the chicken.
  3. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours.
  4. After 4 hours, preheat oven to broil (500 degrees).
  5. Cover a baking sheet with foil. Using tongs remove the chicken thighs from the slow cooker onto the baking sheet.
  6. Place the chicken into the oven on top rack. Broil the chicken thighs for 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven.
  7. Ladle sauce over chicken from slow cooker.
  8. Serve with rice and salad.
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