One of my Costco weaknesses is always the rotisserie chickens. It’s $5 and makes at least two meals in our house. I have no idea where the chickens they use come from, or if they are local. I also can’t run to Costco every time I want to make a quick chicken dinner. So, lets learn how to make a rotisserie style chicken in the slow cooker.
I get whole chickens from Pure Pastures and cook them in my big crock pot. You can just lay a whole washed bird in the slow cooker with no liquid, set it for 8 hours on low and it will make falling-off-the-bone chicken. But if you want something closer to a rotisserie style, I will let you in on the secret.
That is the only difference!
Let’s get cooking!
- Wash and pat dry your chicken
- Coat your birdie with some olive oil, and then with a rub of your choice. (I just use some Montreal Steak seasoning and some paprika.)
- Make some foil balls and lay them on the bottom of your slow cooker (for my big oval pot, I use about ten balls with a one inch diameter)
- Place your massaged birdie on top of the foil
That’s it! You don’t have to add any liquid or anything. It won’t be crispy like a rotisserie, due to lack of big pretty flames, but it will be super tasty.