How to Slow-Cook a Tasty Herb Whole Chicken

If you like to fill your house with a wonderful aroma.... If you like a chicken that's fall-apart tender... If you enjoy easy all-day slow cooking.... This is a recipe to try!

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How to Slow-Cook a Tasty Herb Whole Chicken Recipe
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The recipe I had called for "garden-flavored whipped cream cheese." That might be good! I didn't have it handy so I substituted sour lean.

The recipe I had called for "garden-flavored whipped cream cheese." That might be good! I didn't have it handy so I substituted sour lean.

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Wash chicken well. PAT DRY (this makes it brown better) I use a clean towel and dry well. Sprinkle cavity generously with salt & pepper and a little parsley.

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I love to keep one of my garden parsley & Basil plants over winter so I have a supply of FRESH! This herb cutting scissor was a gift from my sister and it works great!

I love to keep one of my garden parsley & Basil plants over winter so I have a supply of FRESH! This herb cutting scissor was a gift from my sister and it works great!

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Mix herbs, butter, etc, forming a paste. Spread onto bottom of chicken before placing it into slow cooker. Spread remainder on top.

Mix herbs, butter, etc, forming a paste. Spread onto bottom of chicken before placing it into slow cooker. Spread remainder on top.

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Cover and cook on high 3 hours. Then turn to low for remaining 4-6 hours until tender.

Cover and cook on high 3 hours. Then turn to low for remaining 4-6 hours until tender.

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Our's was so tender, I simply scooped off each drumstick and wing, then lifted the cavity out and served in a serving dish. VERY TENDER!

Our's was so tender, I simply scooped off each drumstick and wing, then lifted the cavity out and served in a serving dish. VERY TENDER!

Ingredients

3-4 lb. Whole Chicken 
3 Tablespoons Butter 
¼ Cups Sour Cream or Lean 
1 Teaspoon Soy Sauce 
Tablespoons fresh minced parsley 
1 Teaspoon Dried Rosemary crushed 
1 Teaspoon Dried Basil crushed 
½ Teaspoons Rubbed Sage 
¼ Teaspoons Ground Black Pepper 
¼ Teaspoons Garlic Powder 
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