Slow Cooker Twenty Garlic Chicken Dinner

Spend 15 minutes in the morning, and this classic dish is ready at dinnertime.


6 servings


1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon olive oil
3 to 3 1/2 pounds cut-up frying chicken
1 large onion, sliced
1 medium bulb garlic (about 20 cloves)


In small bowl, mix salt, paprika, pepper and oil to form paste; spread evenly over each piece of chicken.

In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, place onion slices. Arrange chicken over onion. Separate garlic into cloves; do not peel cloves. Place garlic cloves around chicken.

Cover; cook on LOW setting 7 to 8 hours.

With slotted spoon, remove chicken, onion and garlic from slow cooker; place on serving platter. Squeeze garlic cloves to use cooked garlic on mashed potatoes, vegetables or bread.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours

Additional Information

This sounds like a lot of garlic, but the garlic flavor dissipates during the long cooking. Plan to serve the cooked garlic with another part of the meal. It is delicious on bread or mashed potatoes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 260 (Calories from Fat 130), Total Fat 14 g (Saturated Fat 4 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 85 mg; Sodium 480 mg; Total Carbohydrate 6 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 2 g), Protein 28 g; Exchanges: 4 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1/2

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