Crockpot Whole Chicken (Paleo, Keto, Whole30)

Crockpot Whole Chicken Recipe

An easy healthy slow cooker chicken dinner that’s ready when you get home.

Servings: 4 – 6 servings

Calories: 381kcal

Author: Lisa Wells


  • 2 carrots cut into chunks
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 lemon halved
  • 3 – 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon herbes de Provence
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • Cut carrots, celery, and onion into large chunks and line bottom of slow cooker.
  • Rinse chicken, pat dry, and stuff with garlic cloves and lemon halves. Season all over with salt, pepper, and herbes de Provence.
  • Place chicken on top of vegetables in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6 – 8 hours, or until chicken is 165 degrees.
  • Optional: if desired, brown chicken under the broiler.


meat thermometer


Save the bones after serving the chicken and use them to make slow cooker bone broth.


Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 530mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5450IU | Vitamin C: 21.9mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 3mg

Full recipe here.