It really doesn’t get much easier than this! Throw a few ingredients in the crock pot in the morning, and enjoy a delicious dinner! And PLEASE stop buying those wrinkly old roasted chickens from the deli. Eeeeewwww!
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1 whole chicken (look for “natural” versions with no broth or solutions)
1 onion, sliced
1 head/bulb garlic, cut in half so cloves are cut in half
Sea salt and pepper, to taste
Place 3/4 of the onion slices in bottom of crock pot.
Remove chicken innards (if any) and rinse the chicken inside and out (also remove neck if there is one, and save it for making broth if you’d like).
Place remaining onion slices and all of the garlic (with skin is fine) into the chicken cavity.
Place the chicken, breast side down, in the crock pot on top of the onions. Sprinkle chicken with salt/pepper. You don’t need to add any water, but if you prefer to, go ahead and dump a couple of inches in the bottom of the crock pot.
Cover and cook on low until internal temperature reaches at least 165 degrees. My crock pot cooks it in about 5 hours, but cooking times will vary. Serve with a potato or rice dish and some yummy veggies and/or salad. Yummy and super easy!!!
I have a miniature crockpot. Think this might work with cornish game hen?
I’ve never cooked a cornish game hen, but I don’t see why not….although, if those are generally more dry then you may wish to fill with water to nearly cover the meat.
@ Nancy, Yes you can make cornish hen in a crockpot, Just make sure u add some water or chicken stock
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