2 tbsp butter, softened
8 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp fresh rosemary, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 (3-lb) whole chicken
1 cup chicken broth
3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
6 small red potatoes, halved
2 tbsp minced chives, for garnish
Combine the butter, garlic, rosemariy, salt and pepper together in a small mixing bowl. Rub the mixture over the skin and inside the cavity of the chicken.
Place the chicken into a crockpot or slow cooker. Arrange the potatoes around the chicken.
Combine the broth and lemon juice and pour over the chicken.
Place the lid on the cooker and cook on low setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high 4 to 5 hours.
Before serving, garnish with the chives, if desired.
Yield: 4 servings