Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken
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Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken

Tangy tender lemon chicken cooked in the slow cooker.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 468kcal
Author: Sarah Olson



  • pounds boneless chicken breasts or chicken tenderloins work great
  • .60 oz. package dry zesty italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • ½ cup FRESH lemon juice (about 2 large lemons, do not use bottled lemon juice)
  • ½ cup chicken broth


  • Cut the chicken breasts into 2 pieces length wise, so you have 2 thin pieces of chicken breasts.
  • Put dressing packet and flour in the ziplock bag. Add the chicken to the bag, and shake to coat the chicken.
  • Set a large skillet on the stove-top over medium high heat. Add the cooking oil. When the oil is hot brown the chicken on both sides. No need to cook through.
  • Add browned chicken to the slow cooker. Pour over the lemon juice and chicken broth.
  • Place lid on slow cooker.
  • Cook on HIGH for 3 hours, without peeking.
  • Make sure to drizzle lemon sauce from bottom of slow cooker onto the chicken when serving.
  • Serve over rice or mashed potatoes. Enjoy.



Nutritional Values are approximate. If you require a special diet, please use your own calculations. The values below are for 1/4 of the recipe.


Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 762mg | Potassium: 1433mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2035IU | Vitamin C: 301.9mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 4mg