An easy way to cook a whole chicken in your crockpot with delicious results.
1/4 cup white wine
3 lb whole chicken, raw
2 tbsp butter , sliced into pats
5 medium garlic cloves , peeled and crushed
4 large shallots , chopped (or 1 medium onion)
6 tsp fresh thyme , chopped (about 6 sprigs)
1 tsp black pepper
1 pinch kosher salt
1 Place chopped shallot in slow cooker. Rinse and pat dry chicken, discarding the organs.
2 Make 4 or 5 slits in the skin of the chicken and stuff butter and garlic cloves into slits.
3 Place chicken in slow cooker. Pour wine over the chicken. Sprinkle thyme, salt, and pepper over top.
4 Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.