Easy Lemon & Thyme Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe

Our lemon & thyme slow cooker chicken recipe is a recipe you’re going to want to bookmark right away! Whip it up in the morning and by dinnertime, you’ll have a whole house of delicious smells wafting in from the kitchen.

It’s great for the family and company alike. Lemon, thyme, and chicken, the perfect trio of flavors!

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Let’s make this yummy lemon & thyme chicken!

Let’s make this lemon & thyme chicken slow cooker recipe

Our easy lemon & thyme slow cooker chicken recipe makes enough for 6 servings. We used chicken thighs in our recipe, but feel free to substitute with 6 breasts or 10-12 drumsticks. You could even use one whole cut-up chicken if you prefer.

For crispier skin, if you choose to leave it on as we did, just stick our slow cooker chicken under the broiler for a couple minutes.

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Lemon & Thyme Slow Cooker Chicken ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this easy slow cooker recipe.

  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 1 lemon, cut into thin slices and then halved
  • 1 lemon , cut into thin slices, for garnishing
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped, reserve 1 T for garnish
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped, reserve 1 T for garnish
  • 1 medium onion, halved and then cut into thin slices
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions to make lemon & tyme slow cooker chicken recipe

Step 1

Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper then place them in the slow cooker.

Step 2

Top with 2 Tablespoons thyme and parsley, the minced onion, and the lemon cut into thin slices and then halved.

Step 3

Add a drizzle of olive oil and 1/2 cup water.

Step 4

Cover slow cooker with lid. Cook for 4 hours on HIGH or 8 hours on LOW.

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How to serve lemon & Thyme slow cooker chicken recipe

Serve our slow cooker chicken with a vegetable, salad, and bread or rolls for a complete meal. Top with reserved parsley and thyme then add lemon slices on top of thighs.

Yield: 6 servings

Easy Lemon & Thyme Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe

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Make dinner without comprising all your errands within the day with this easy and so yummy lemon & thyme chicken slow cooker recipe!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 1 lemon, cut into thin slices and then halved
  • 1 lemon , cut into thin slices, for garnishing
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped, reserve 1 T for garnish
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped, reserve 1 T for garnish
  • 1 medium onion, halved and then cut into thin slices
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper then place them in the slow cooker.
  2. Top with 2 Tablespoons thyme and parsley, the minced onion, and the lemon cut into thin slices and then halved.
  3. Add a drizzle of olive oil and 1/2 cup water.
  4. Cover slow cooker with lid. Cook for 4 hours on HIGH or 8 hours on LOW.

Notes

Serve our slow cooker chicken with a vegetable, salad, and bread or rolls for a complete meal. Top with reserved parsley and thyme then add lemon slices on top of thighs.

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So did you try making this easy lemon & thyme chicken slow cooker recipe? What did your family think?!