Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    4hrs 20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    482
based on 1 ratings

This slow-cooked creamy chicken recipe makes use of the entire lemon for maximum citrusy freshness.

recipe updated Oct 17, 2019

Ingredients

  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    4 (450g)
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    1 (140g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    about ½ None (as needed)
  • Bok choy icon
    Bok choy
    2 (250g)
  • Sugar snap peas icon
    Sugar snap peas
    1.25 cups (150g)
  • Mint icon
    Mint
    2 tbsp (3g)
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    2 tbsp (8g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    2 tbsp (16g)
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    2 cups (480ml)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    about ¼ cup (60g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl

Step preview

  1. Add olive oil to a clean large cast iron skillet
  2. Heat
  3. Add chicken breast to the large cast iron skillet
  4. Fry until lightly browned - approx 5 min, high heat
  5. Transfer content of large cast iron skillet to plate
  6. Add onion to the large cast iron skillet
  7. Fry until lightly browned - approx 5 min, high heat
  8. Stir in garlic clove and all purpose flour the large cast iron skillet
  9. Mix in chicken stock and lemon to the large cast iron skillet
  10. Season with salt & pepper
  11. Boil
  12. Transfer chicken to slow cooker bowl
  13. Transfer content of large cast iron skillet to slow cooker bowl and cover
  14. Cook in slow cooker until tender - approx 4 hr, high heat
  15. Add bok choy and sugar snap peas to the slow cooker bowl
  16. Cook in slow cooker until tender - 15 min, high heat
  17. Remove
  18. Slice
  19. Stir in crème fraîche, mint and fresh parsley the slow cooker bowl
  20. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  21. Serve
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