Chicken in a Pot

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Ingredients

  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 whole broiler/fryer chicken, 3 to 4 lbs.
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water, chicken broth, or white wine
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil

Directions

Put carrots, onion, and celery in bottom of crockpot. Place whole chicken on top of vegetables. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and add liquid over top. Sprinkle basil over top. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours (or 3 1/2 to 5 hours on high, using 1 cup water.) Remove chicken and vegetables with spatula.