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Slow cooker rotisserie chicken on a plate with vegetables.
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Slow Cooker Whole Chicken - Rotisserie Style

This slow cooker whole chicken is juicy on the inside with delicious, herbed, crispy skin on the outside. It’s a slow cooker chicken recipe favorite.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
wait time: 8 hrs
Total Time: 8 hrs 25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crock Pot Chicken, Rotisserie Chicken, slow cooker chicken, Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 308kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 2 large carrots cut into large chunks
  • 1 parsnip cut into large chunks
  • 1/2 onion cut into wedges
  • 1 whole chicken (4-5 pounds)
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Add the carrots, parsnip and onion to your slow cooker. If you have a large slow cooker, feel free to add more vegetables.
  • Add the herbs and spices to a small bowl and mix together.
  • Remove the giblets from the cavity of the chicken.
  • Sprinkle the herbs and spices onto the chicken and rub them in and all around with your hands. Then place the chicken in the slow cooker on top of the vegetables.
  • Add the lid to the slow cooker and cook the chicken on low for 7-8 hours, depending on the size of your chicken. When done, carefully remove and serve.


Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3821IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg