Roasting whole chicken in a crock pot is a great way to get that rotisserie chicken flavor right at home. This is a great set it and forget weeknight treat.
Full time 4 1/2 hours (high) 8 hours (low)
4-5 lb. roasting chicken
1 package (or homemade) onion soup mix
1/4 cup water
1/2 tbsp olive oil.
1 tsp paprika
In slow cooker, place a aluminum foil covered steamer rack. If you do not have one, ball up a few pieces of foil to create a raised cooking surface.
Place chicken onto steamer rack.
Rub chicken lightly with olive oil.
Cover with onion soup mix and gently pat into surface, allow some to fall to bottom of slow cooker.
Sprinkle over paprika.
Careful pour water into bottom of slow cooker.
Cover and cook 3 1/2-4 hours high, 7-71/2 hours low. Testing to ensure chicken is cooked.
Remove to serving platter and carve.