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Crock Pot Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken


Crock Pot Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken



6-8 boneless chicken thighs, skinless or with skin

Salt and pepper, to taste

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon  crushed red chili pepper flakes, or Cayenne (optional)

1/2 teaspoon paprika

4 garlic cloves, sliced or minced

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1/2 stick butter, diced

Zest of half a lemon

Juice of one lemon

1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth

Chopped fresh parsley and lemon slices, for garnish


1. To make this crockpot chicken recipe:  Place chicken thighs at the bottom of your slow cooker. Combine 1/3 cup chicken broth, lemon juice, and zest, and pour over chicken thighs. In a small bowl, combine Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, crushed red chili pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle the spice mix over the chicken thighs. Top with fresh minced garlic and diced butter.

2. Cover the crockpot and cook for 3-4 hours on HIGH or 6-8 hours on LOW.

3. Sprinkle your crockpot chicken dinner with chopped parsley and garnish with lemon slices. Serve hot with cauliflower rice, spiralized zucchini noodles, rice, pasta or quinoa.