Dinner In the Kitchen

Crockpot Lemon Chicken

whole roasted chicken with vegetables

1 whole chicken

1/4 c. olive oil

2 lemons, 1 thinly sliced, 1 juiced

1 t. salt

black pepper

2-4 garlic cloves, minced

1 T. rosemary (opt)

1 lb green beans, trimmed

4-5 potatoes peeled and cut into chunks

 

Coat the bottom of a large Dutch oven with 1 T. olive oil and arrange the lemon slices in a single layer on the bottom.

In a separate large bowl, combine 1/4 c. olive oil with lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper;  add the green beans and toss to coat.

Use a slotted spoon to remove the green beans and arrange them on top of the lemon slices.  Add the potatoes to the leftover olive oil mixture and toss to coat.  Use a slotted spoon to remove potatoes and arrange them along the inside edge of the Dutch oven (on top of the green beans).

green beans potatoes

Baste the chicken thoroughly with the remaining olive oil mixture and place the chicken in the Dutch oven.  Pour any remaining oil mixture over the chicken.

chicken potatoes and green beans

 

Place the lid on the Dutch oven and bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.

Crockpot Lemon Chicken
 
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Recipe type: main dish
Ingredients
  • 1 whole chicken
  • ¼ c. olive oil
  • 2 lemons, 1 thinly sliced, 1 juiced
  • 1 t. salt
  • black pepper
  • 2-4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 T. rosemary (opt)
  • 1 lb green beans, trimmed
  • 4-5 potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
Instructions
  1. Coat the bottom of a large Dutch oven with 1 T. olive oil and arrange the lemon slices in a single layer on the bottom.
  2. In a separate large bowl, combine ¼ c. olive oil with lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper; add the green beans and toss to coat.
  3. Use a slotted spoon to remove the green beans and arrange them on top of the lemon slices. Add the potatoes to the leftover olive oil mixture and toss to coat. Use a slotted spoon to remove potatoes and arrange them along the inside edge of the Dutch oven (on top of the green beans).
  4. Baste the chicken thoroughly with the remaining olive oil mixture and place the chicken in the Dutch oven. Pour any remaining oil mixture over the chicken.
  5. Place the lid on the Dutch oven and bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 1½ hours.

About the author

Durenda

Durenda is a mom to eight (ages 13-27), nana to four, and wife to Darryl for 28 years. She has homeschooled from the beginning (22+yrs) and has graduated 5, so far. Her two oldest girls are married and her oldest son graduated from college at 21. She loves encouraging moms through writing, speaking and podcasting. One of her favorite things is helping parents to slow down, think simply and outside the box so they can homeschool confidently and in a lifestyle that is a great fit for their families.
She has her own podcast (Durenda Wilson) and has published a simple, mercifully short book on homeschooling called, "The Unhurried Homeschooler" which encourages parents to take the time to find out what really works for them, let go of self-driven standards and learn to homeschool from a place of peace! She recently published a devotional just for moms. "Unhurried Grace for a Mom's Heart" can be found on Amazon.

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