Crock Pot Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken

Crock Pot Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken

INGREDIENTS 

6-8 boneless chicken thighs, skinless or with skin
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon crushed red chili pepper flakes, or Cayenne (optional)
1/2 teaspoon paprika
4 garlic cloves, sliced or minced
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 stick butter, diced
Zest of half a lemon
Juice of one lemon
1/3 cup chicken stock
Chopped fresh parsley and lemon slices, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

1. To make this crockpot chicken recipe: Place chicken thighs at the bottom of your slow cooker. Combine 1/3 cup chicken stock, lemon juice, and zest, and pour over chicken thighs. In a small bowl, combine Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, crushed red chili pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle the spice mix over the chicken thighs. Top with fresh minced garlic and diced butter.

2. Cover the crockpot and cook for 3-4 hours on HIGH or 6-8 hours on LOW.

3. Garnish your crockpot chicken dinner with chopped parsley and garnish with lemon slices. Serve hot with cauliflower rice, spiralized zucchini noodles, rice, pasta or quinoa.

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