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Whole chicken on top of potatoes in the slow cooker.

{VIDEO} Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Whole Chicken Dinner (Paleo,Whole30)


  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 35 lb. whole chicken
  • 1 lb. potatoes
  • 1 lb. asparagus
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 12 tbsp Italian seasoning (I used 1)
  • 1 tbsp oil (I used extra-virgin olive oil)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup water (for Instant Pot)

Instructions

Slow Cooker

  1. Add potatoes to the bottom of the slow cooker. Place the whole chicken (innards removed) on top of the potatoes.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together broth, Italian seasoning, oil, salt, pepper, and garlic. Pour mix on top of the chicken.
  3. Cook HIGH 3-5 hours or LOW 6-8.
  4. Add asparagus and cook an additional 15-30 minutes.

Pressure Cooker

  1. Pour in 1/2 cup water. Add the potatoes to the pressure cooker. Add the whole chicken (innards removed) on top.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together broth, Italian seasoning, oil, salt, pepper, and garlic. Pour mix on top of the chicken.
  3. Close lid and seal valve. Set high pressure and cook 18-30 minutes. Natural release pressure for 20 minutes.
  4. Add asparagus and cook an additional 10-15 minutes on saute (low).

Notes

  • Cook chicken 6 minutes per pound
  • Cook time calculated for slow cooker