Lemon Herb Chicken In Your Roaster Oven

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18 Qt. Roaster Oven Lemon Herb Chicken
The NESCO 18 Qt. Roaster Oven is ideal for making tender, juicy chicken. This recipe uses lemon juice and a touch of thyme to give your chicken a bright fresh flavor in every forkful.

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Grocery Ingredients:

3 lb whole, broiler-fryer chicken
1/2 tsp thyme
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp pepper
1 lemon, sliced
2 Tbsp butter or margarine, melted
Juice of 1 lemon


  1. Sprinkle inside of chicken cavity with thyme, onion powder, garlic powder, and pepper. Place lemon slices inside cavity.
  2. Place on rack in NESCO® Roaster Oven. Brush with melted butter and drizzle with lemon juice.
  3. Cover and cook at 375°F for 1 hour 15 minutes, or until meat thermometer inserted in breast registers 185°F. Serves 4 to 6.

SLOW COOK: Prepare recipe as directed. Cover and cook at 225°F for 6 to 8 hours.