Slow cooker lemon garlic chicken

Slow cooker lemon garlic chicken


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About this recipe: Chicken breasts are pan-seared before cooking them in a slow cooker with lemon juice, garlic, and chicken stock. An easy recipe that pleases just about everyone.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 60ml water
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chicken stock paste
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:3hr15min  ›  Ready in:3hr30min 

  1. In a bowl, mix the oregano, salt and pepper. Rub the mixture into chicken. Melt the butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Brown chicken in butter for 3 to 5 minutes on each side. Place chicken in a slow cooker.
  2. In the same frying pan, mix the water, lemon juice, garlic, and stock paste. Bring the mixture to the boil. Pour over the chicken in the slow cooker.
  3. Cover, and cook on High for 3 hours, or Low for 6 hours. Add the parsley to the slow cooker 15 to 30 minutes before the end of the cook time.

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Reviews (19)


I have cooked this many times but now add more garlic to give it that extra kick. no1 rated dish in our house - 02 Oct 2012


Very simple and tasty - 27 Feb 2012


excellent recipe. The sauce it's very light but you can taste it. Thanks for sharing this with us. - 27 Feb 2013

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