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Slow Cooker Lemon and Herb Chicken with Asparagus

A light and fresh chicken dish cooked in your slow cooker
Course Main Course
Cuisine Slow Cooker
Keyword asparagus, healthy
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 277kcal


  • large oval slow cooker


  • 1 brown onion sliced
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1-2 tsp dried oregano
  • 3-4 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 100 g asparagus
  • lemon and parsley, to serve


  • Place the onion in the bottom of the slow cooker, then place the chicken breasts on top.
  • Sprinkle the oregano over the chicken, and squeeze the lemon half over the chicken. Arrange the fresh thyme on and between the chicken breasts.
  • Cook on high for 3 hours (or on low for 5-6 hours).
  • Add the asparagus on top of the chicken for the last 15 minutes, to steam.
  • Serve with fresh parsley and the rest of the lemon juice over it, with more fresh lemon segments on the side.


Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 939mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 12.2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.7mg