Toss a whole chicken into slow cooker. 5+ recipes that do it right

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You're not going to believe how easy it is to cook an entire chicken in a slow cooker, not to mention how juicy and tender it becomes after cooking the meat nice and slowly. For a 6-quart slow cooker, use a 4-pound bird. It will fit perfectly inside.
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Chinese-style whole chicken
This Asian version of chicken is wonderful. The mouthwatering combination of garlic, ginger and soy sauce will have your family begging for seconds. Get the recipe here.
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Garlic lemon chicken
If Chinese style doesn't suit your fancy, try this garlic lemon version. It requires just a few simple ingredients: a few lemons, rosemary sprigs, garlic bulbs, and salt/pepper. Get the recipe here.
Whole chicken & gravy
If you are more of the saucy type, this whole chicken and gravy version is more suited for you. You make the slurry with cornstarch and chicken broth. Rub the chicken with your favorite seasoning. This one features paprika, garlic powder, parsley, and thyme.
Beer can chicken
The following video shows a recipe that takes only three or four ingredients. The chicken comes out juicy and tender. Get the recipe here.
Whole chicken & stuffing
A chicken and stuffing dinner is one of the most comforting things you could ever make. Reminiscent of Thanksgiving dinner, but without nearly as much work, this dinner includes chicken, stuffing and even roasted potatoes. And it cooks away while you get on with the rest of your day. Get the recipe here.
BBQ whole chicken
This BBQ slow cooker chicken is as easy as it gets. Use a BBQ chicken dry rub and top off with your favorite BBQ sauce. Add in onions or other veggies that you prefer.
Flavorful whole chicken with potatoes and veggies
This recipe is as easy as seasoning a chicken and placing it in the slow cooker. A few hours later, it's done. Get the recipe here.
Buffalo ranch chicken wings
These wings take just a few minutes of prepping and a few hours in a slow cooker. Admire the delicious orange skin in the photo below. Get the recipe here.
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