Fall Apart Slow Cooker Chicken

Slow Cooker Fall Apart Chicken

  • Author: Cassie Johnston
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 6 hr
  • Total Time: -25980798.633333 minute
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


This Slow Cooker Fall Apart Chicken is the easiest way to get tender and moist chicken on the table the whole family will enjoy!



  • 1 roasting chicken, rinsed and patted dry (make sure it fits in your slow cooker)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 lemon, quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 1 sprig rosemary


  1. Season the skin and inside the cavity of the chicken liberally with salt and pepper.
  2. Stuff the onion, lemon, garlic, thyme, and rosemary inside the cavity.
  3. Place the chicken in the slow cooker and cover. Cook on low for 6-8 hours, depending on the size of the bird, until meat is tender and literally falling off the bones.


To make the chicken skin crispy, carefully transfer the cooked bird onto a baking sheet or pan and place under the oven broiler for 3-5 minutes. Alternatively, you can leave the chicken in the slow cooker ceramic carafe and put the carafe under the broiler for 3-5 minutes.

  • Category: Entrees
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