Slow Cooker Creamy Lemon Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Creamy Lemon Chicken Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Creamy Lemon Chicken

This slow cooker creamy lemon chicken has refreshing flavors from the lemon. Slow-cooked with butter, the chicken is incredibly tender and creamy.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 hours
Total: 5 hours 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 5chicken breasts,boneless and skinless
  • 6tbspunsalted butter,divided
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspblack pepper,coarsely ground
  • 1tspItalian seasoning
  • 2lemons,juiced and zested
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 1cuphalf and half
  • 1tbspcornstarch
  • 1tbspchicken base,optional

Instructions

  1. In a large cast iron skillet, add 1 tablespoon of butter to melt on medium high heat.

  2. Season the chicken with the kosher salt, black pepper and Italian seasoning and add it to the pan.

  3. Cook on each side for 4 to 6 minutes.

  4. Add the chicken to your slow cooker.

  5. Cover with lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic and the rest of the butter in pieces.

  6. Cook on Low for 4 hours or on High for 2 hours.

  7. In a large measuring cup, add the half and half, cornstarch and chicken base and whisk well.

  8. Add the liquid, mix, and cook an additional hour on High.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 511.58kcal
  • Fat: 36.13g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.02g
  • Trans Fat: 0.75g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.84g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.58g
  • Fiber: 0.83g
  • Sugar: 3.53g
  • Protein: 38.36g
  • Cholesterol: 166.68mg
  • Sodium: 677.89mg
  • Calcium: 88.15mg
  • Potassium: 490.24mg
  • Iron: 1.77mg
  • Vitamin A: 205.91µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.71mg
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