Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken


Rotisserie chicken is a favorite be it in the United States or other parts of the world. It can be bought ready-made from the stores. Or, it can also be cooked traditionally using an oven. But did you know that there is a new way to make this chicken recipe? Slow cooker! Easy and very convenient.

What Is a Slow Cooker?

Simply put, a slow cooker is a cooking appliance that is utilized to cook food at a low temperature. It is designed to operate on its own. So even if you leave while it is running, there is nothing that you need to worry about. You can make soups, stews, casseroles, and many more in it. It is amazing!

What’s more? A slow cooker is much better than other cooking equipment because it brings out the flavor of meat, vegetables, and other recipes. Plus, you will be able to save money using it because it consumes less electricity than a stove does. Many people find slow cooking much better than baking, frying, boiling, and other methods.


If you like rotisserie chicken, there is no more need to go to the store. Just use your slow cooker and you’ll have a very enjoyable dinner!

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Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken

  • Author: Myles
  • Total Time: 4 hours and 5 minutes


With just a few spices or seasonings, you can have rotisserie chicken without turning your oven on. Thanks to a slow cooker! Just set it up and let it do the work!



whole chicken (innards removed)

2 tablespoons light brown sugar

1 teaspoon each garlic powder, onion powder, and dried thyme

1/2 tablespoon each smoked paprika and chili powder

salt and pepper to taste


  1. Put aluminum foil on the bottom of the slow cooker. This should serve as the rack for the chicken.
  2. Combine all the ingredients and rub the chicken with the mixture.
  3. Put the chicken on top of the aluminum foil, cover the slow cooker, and set it on high for 4 hours. This should allow the slow cooker to reach an internal temperature of at least 160 degrees Fahrenheit.


Before rubbing the chicken with the spices, make sure that the innards are removed and it is dry inside and out. If you want to cook on low, it would take about 7 to 8 hours.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Method: Slow Cooking

As a friendly reminder, though, be sure to check if the whole chicken will fit into your slow cooker. If you are still looking into buying one, you can choose from different options.

Also, you have to remember that as the chicken cooks, it produces water. It is crucial that you put a foil on the bottom of the equipment to keep it off. This way, your rotisserie chicken won’t be sitting on water. You can then make sure that it will get crispy.

whole chicken

Closing Thoughts

With this slow cooker rotisserie chicken recipe, you can now enjoy your favorite food without the need to go to the store. The equipment used is really incredible. You can expect a crispy and flavorful chicken for dinner. You can also make steamed veggies to serve it with.

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