Local Honey Chicken


  • 3 lemons sliced
  • 1 medium red onion sliced
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup local raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice


  • Line the bottom of a large slow cooker with lemon and onion slices. Place chicken on top and sprinkle with olive oil, salt, pepper, rosemary and thyme.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together chicken broth, honey and orange juice. Add to the slow cooker, careful not to ‘wash off’ the spices.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours until chicken pulls apart easily.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans and a big salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.
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