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Crock Pot Express Honey Garlic Chicken

Servings 6 +


  • 1 Whole Chicken 3-6 lbs
  • 2 Tblsp. Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 cup water or broth
  • For the Rub:
  • 2-3 Tblsp. Honey
  • 1 Tblsp. Garlic and Herb Mix
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder


  • Remove the chicken from packaging and clean out the neck/gizzards etc. Discard. (Or whatever you want to do with them)
  • Place the chicken on a plate or cutting board, and coat with olive oil using a basting brush.
  • Salt and Pepper the entire chicken.
  • Place into the cooker and press the sauté button.
  • Sauté on each side for 3 -5 min. (If you have a large set of tongs it will help flip the chicken easier)
  • Remove chicken from the cooker.
  • Pour the water (or broth) into the cooker.
  • Place the steaming rack inside.
  • Mix ingredients for the rub together and using a basting brush coat the entire chicken. (You can cut the skin and rub underneath on the chicken breast)
  • Place the chicken back into the cooker.
  • Put the lid on and lock. Move steam valve to closed.
  • Press the Poultry Button.
  • Adjust the time to 6 minutes per pound. (ie. 6lbs = 36 minutes)
  • When the cooking time is done, allow the cooker to release pressure for 10 minutes. (Mine counts the time up after cooking)
  • Using a utensil and pot holder push the steam valve open. (Watch your fingers, it's hot!)
  • When there is no more steam coming out, it is safe to open the lid.
  • Remove the chicken and place on a plate to cut.