Slow Cooked Artichoke Chicken

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 large whole chicken insides removed
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chopped thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 large artichokes chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage


  • In a large crock cooker, place the chicken.
  • In a small bowl, mix the next 5 ingredients (garlic through cumin).
  • Loosen the skin on the chicken with fingertips and rub the coconut oil mixture under the skin.
  • In a large bowl, mix the chicken broth, artichokes and sage and pour over the chicken. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, until chicken is extremely tender and falling off the bone. Allow chicken to cool, remove meat from bone and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed asparagus and faux-tay-toes (steam cauliflower till tender; drain; mash with ghee, salt and pepper to taste till you get a mashed potatoes texture).
NUTRITION: 599 Calories; 42g Fat (63.4% calories from fat); 46g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 211mg Cholesterol; 258mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 6 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Fat.
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