What’s better than a roasted chicken for Sunday dinner with the family? Pair it with Cauliflower Mash (this page).
SLOW COOKER SIZE: MEDIUM OR LARGE
1 whole chicken, about 3½ to 4 pounds
4 tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
½ teaspoon dried thyme
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
½ cup mayonnaise
¼ cup full-fat sour cream
2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
1 small scallion, green and white parts finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Salt and pepper
1.Pat the chicken dry. Rub the chicken with the butter and place in the slow cooker.
2.In a small bowl, stir together the salt, rosemary, thyme, garlic powder, paprika, pepper, and lemon zest. Rub the seasonings over the chicken. Drizzle with the lemon juice.
3.Cover and cook on Low for 5 to 6 hours, or until tender. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and allow to stand 10 minutes.
4.Meanwhile, make the sauce: In a medium bowl, mix the mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, scallion, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Serve slices of the chicken with dollops of the Sunday Sauce.
PER SERVING: 781 CALORIES ★ FAT 62 G (71%) ★ NET CARBS 2 G (1%) ★ PROTEIN 49 G (25%)