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Pot-Roasted Chicken with Lemon

Pot-Roasted Chicken with Lemon

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Preparation time: 25 minutes
Slow Cooker Size 5L+
Serves: 4-5
Cooking time: 5-6 hours high

This simple but mouth watering roast chicken recipe will be a favourite on your recipe list.


  • 1.5 kg (2lb) whole chicken (dressed)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion cut into 6 wedges
  • 500ml (16fl oz) dry cider
  • 3 teaspoon mustard
  • 3 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 900 ml (30fl oz) hot chicken stock
  • 3 chunky carrots
  • 3 celery sticks (slice in a thick layer)
  • 1 lemon cut into 6 wedges
  • 20g (1oz) tarragon
  • 3 tablespoons crème fraiche
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat cooker. Wash chicken inside and out with cold water. Dab dry with paper towel. Use large frying pan to heat oil. Add chicken breast side down and let fry for 10 minutes. Turn and continue to fry until brown all over.
  2. Place chicken breast side down in cooking pot. Use the remainder of the oil to fry onion wedges until brown. Add cider, mustard and sugar. Bring to a boil with salt and pepper. Pour mixture over the chicken and add vegetables, lemon wedges, and 3 sprigs.
  3. Replace lid and cook on high for 5-6 hours. Turn chicken in 4 hours.
  4. Take chicken out of stock and drain well. Place on serving plate. Remove vegetables with a slotted spoon, arrange around chicken nicely and evenly.
  5. Make 4-5 servings

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