Crock Pot Lemon Chicken
A simple preparation, with most of the work done by a slow cooker, this dish comes together with a yummy homemade feel.
whole chicken - cut up
lemons cut into thick slices
garlic bulbs - tops cut off to expose cloves
chicken or vegetable stock
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and brown in hot pan working in batches.
Place all but 3 to 4 lemon slices on bottom of crockpot along with garlic bulbs.
Layer chicken on top of lemon and garlic. Gently pour over stock. Place remaining lemon slices on top of chicken and sprinkle on thyme.
Set slow cooker to low and cook for 6 hours.
When done, remove chicken from pot and strain broth.
Serve chicken and gravy over rice, noodles or creamy grits.
Melt 2 tablespoon of butter in a pan.
Whisk in 2 tablespoons of flour and cook until golden brown.
Slowly pour in flavored broth and continue to whisk until smooth. Cook on medium heat until gravy is thickened, stirring constantly.
Recipe from Donya Mullins |
A Southern Soul