Greek Slow-Cooker Chicken –

Greek Slow-Cooker Chicken

  By lentilsorg      

October 31, 2016

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Let your senses guide you to Greece with some basic kitchen staples! Aromatic oregano, rosemary and fresh vegetables stew together with chicken creating a juicy main. Finished with feta and bright lemon this main course will make you feel like you’re on a holiday far far away.

  • Prep: 15 Minutes
  • Cook: 6 Hours
  • 15 Minutes

    6 Hours

    6 Hours 15 Minutes

  • Yields: 4-6


  1. Combine onion, carrots, garlic, lentils, stock, rosemary, oregano, and paprika in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper and nestle in the vegetable mixture. Secure lid and cook for 6 hours on low or until chicken, vegetables, and lentils are cooked and tender.
  3. Once cooked, season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in lemon zest and juice, Feta, and garnish with parsley.

Quick Tip: To intensify the flavour in this dish, season and sear (brown) the outside of the chicken before placing in the slow cooker.
Increase herb flavour by increasing the amount of dried oregano and rosemary, or add fresh chopped oregano or basil right before serving.


1 white onions, small diced

2 carrots, peeled, small diced

4 garlic cloves, minced

1 cup (250 mL) green lentils

2 1/2 cups (625 mL) chicken stock

1 tsp (5 mL) dried rosemary

2 tsp (10 mL) dried oregano

1 tsp (5 mL) paprika

6 chicken drumsticks or thighs

to taste, salt and pepper

1 lemon, juice and zest

1/2 cup (125 mL) crumbled Feta cheese

1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh parsley (optional)


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 1/2 cups (375 mL)
Sodium900 mg
Potassium750 mg
Protein40 g
Cholesterol150 mg
Sugar3 g
Total Fat9 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Total Carbohydrates24 g
Dietary Fiber6 g