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I don't have a crock pot, soooo I used my oven I used your exact recipe, placed the chicken in a Watrless Dutch oven. I placed the pot ina 200 F oven and cooked it overnight. It is simply delicious. I have never had such soft tender meat all over. I have not served it yet. but I tated it. I think its a "keeper" I'm serving it for dinner tonight.

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josamdasmom March 16, 2003

I used bone-in chicken breast instead of a whole chicken and I reduced the cooking time to 4 1/2 hours. This was excellent. The best chicken I have ever made in a crockpot!!!!

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southerncook October 14, 2002

This is one recipe that I often use...in fact, I make several batches of seasoning at the same time and store them in ziplock bags so that really makes this a fix it and forget. Thanks. I like to put the chicken on a sheet of aluminum foil in the crockpot and then leave extra long sides so when I am ready to take the chicken out--it comes out in one piece.

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shellbee December 02, 2008

The spices gave the chicken a delicious flavor! The chicken was very moist, in fact, I had a hard time pulling it out of the crockpot because it was falling apart. However, the taste was wonderful. We had leftovers, so my DH and I will be enjoying it again today as a chicken salad sandwich. I'll be making this chicken recipe again!

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Kim D. January 21, 2003

I made this with the hope that it would be moist enough to feed to my 9 month old baby. And it WAS! He loved it. It's moister than Rotisserie chicken and so flavorful. I don't agree with the others about going overboard on the salt. We don't eat the skin so really how much salt are you getting when just eating the meat?? Also one of the comments below said the breast meat was a little dry, that's hard for me to believe unless it's cooked without the skin to hold in the moisture OR the lid was removed during cooking. It's pretty difficult to overcook in a crockpot, so I don't think that was the issue. I did also stuff it with garlic cloves and lemon wedges. I was able to use the leftovers in many other recipes for the rest of the week. Great way to save money and it's the BEST whole chicken recipe ever! Thank you!

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Leah947 April 11, 2011

I thought this was an easy to make, spicy recipe, that was really good! I took the skin off my chicken and rubed the sprices on the meat before cooking because I'm always trying to cut down on fat for health reasons.

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fitmama March 13, 2003

WOW!!! I never thought something so simple could turn out so amazing. First time cooking a whole chicken in the crock. Made just like recipe instructed. It really was hands down the BEST chicken I've ever had.

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Kibby1 January 18, 2003

Yes, it was moist, yes it was tender, but it just was sort of blah and the texture was odd. I'll use the remainder for casseroles.

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molly pruitt March 26, 2003

Absolutely delicious. The meat just fell off of the bone and the aroma in the house was wonderful. I sprinkled a little onion soup mix on top of the onions for a little added flavor. I will definately make this again and again!!

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kfraz March 20, 2003

This is a great recipe! I made it exactly as written and it was very good. I polled my family as to whether or not they thought it was a 'keeper' and my daughter wouldn't stop chewing to answer, she just quickly nodded her head. Thanks for a great crock pot recipe!

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Hey Jude February 20, 2003
Crock Pot Whole Chicken