Garlic Brown Sugar Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker
Making a whole chicken in your crockpot or slow cooker is easier than you think. This garlic and brown sugar whole chicken slow cooker recipe is the perfect blend of sweet and savory.
Keyword Garlic Brown Sugar Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker Ingredients
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 6hours
Total Time 6hours10minutes
Author Two Pink Peonies
slow cooker (6 quart or larger)
1whole chickenmine was around 4 pounds
1yellow onioncoarsely chopped
1lbcarrots baby carrots or sliced
½cupchicken stock or broth
salt and pepperto taste
Begin by removing the gizzards from inside the chicken and discarding them.
Next, spray your slow cooker with non-stick spray.
Place half of your carrots and onions in the slow cooker.
Rub the chicken with the brown sugar, bourbon and brown sugar seasoning (optional), minced garlic, and salt and pepper.
Place the whole chicken in your slow cooker and then add about half of the onion inside of the bird. Place the remaining onion and carrots around the bird.
Add the chicken stock and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
You'll want to make sure your chicken has an internal temperature of 165 F degrees.Remember when serving that this chicken tends to fall apart (it's a good thing!) and there will be small bones to look out for like a rotisserie chicken.