Secret Recipes

Slow Cooked Lemon Chicken

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  • 3 1/2 lbs chicken pieces
  • 1 tsp crumbled dry leaf oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup dry wine, sherry, broth or water
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Wash chicken; pat dry. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Sprinkle half of garlic and oregano over the chicken. Melt butter in frying pan and brown chicken on all sides. Transfer chicken to crockpot. Sprinkle with remaining oregano and garlic. Add wine or sherry to frying pan, stir to loosen brown bits; pour into slow cooker.

Cover and cook at 200° F for 7 to 8 hours. Add lemon juice last hour. Skim fat from juices and pour to a serving bowl; thicken juices, if desired. Serve chicken with juices.