Anita's Crockpot Lemon Chicken

Anita's Crockpot Lemon Chicken

42 reviews, 3.4 star(s). 68% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

One of my children's favorites. Throw everything in crockpot and forget it. Tender and delicious.

"I made it again tonight. This time I didn't use any broth. I used 1/3 cup of lemon juice & 2/3 cup of water. Everything else was the same, except I browned the meat first, added 3 generous spoons of minced garlice, & generously applied garlic salt & black pepper. It turned out amazing and tasted good with mashed potatoes. I also thickened the sauce towards the end by adding a little bit of flour. "


6 large chicken breasts; (up to 8 breasts)
1/2 teaspoon lawry's garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon Pepper
1 cups Real Lemon Brand Lemon Juice; or juice of 6 lemons
1/2 cup Worcestershire Sauce
1 stick real butter

Original recipe makes 6



Use 4-6 large chicken breasts or mixed chicken pieces - bone-in or out.

Put chicken in crockpot and Add 1+ cups of Lemon Juice mixed with 1/2 cup of Worcestershire Sauce. (I use RealLemon Brand lemon juice). If I have fresh lemons, I use the juice squeezed from 6 of them, which comes out to be about 1 cup, plus maybe 1/4 or so more, depending on your lemons.

Put the stick of butter on top of all.

Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Salt and some pepper on chicken.

Cover and cook on high for 6 hours or Low 10 hours.

This makes a wonderful lemon sauce that is great on rice or mashed

potatoes. The sauce is thin but it is still delicious. I've never tried thickening the sauce, but I don't imagine it would be difficult to achieve with a little flour the last hour or so of cooking.

This can also be made in the oven -- Cook in 275 degree oven for about 2.5+ hours and baste with the lemon sauce from the pan frequently -- about every 30 minutes.

Tender and delicious. My girls request this often.

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Lemon Crock Pot Chicken served with Mashed Potatoes

Lemon Crock Pot Chicken served with mashed potatoes




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Very juicy. My lemon sauce was very good and very tart. So, I added 1/2 tablespoon of milder jalapeño green Tabasco sauce. I ended up with a hot and sour lemon sauce. Perfect!
OZCat 1y ago

The flavor was good but the chicken was very very dry!
Stacey65 2y ago

flavor was great but timing to cook was more than needed. I used thick breasts and they were a little overcooked. will try again with less cooking time. I thickened the broth with a little cornstarch and made gravy for asparagus and taters on the side. fabulous!
EpicEats 2y ago

bruja30 2y ago

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Kimmi497 2y ago

Way to lemony
princessbutterfly 3y ago

Not tasty, too bland. Needs a kick
Mcheisler 3y ago

Made it just like the recipe said. It was horrible, too lemony.
lisamilesbarrick 3y ago

I over cooked the chicken in the crock pot but the flavor was great. I thickened the sauce in a pan with cornstarch which made a phenomenal gravy!
mommyx307 3y ago

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