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Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken

Jennie Duncan
This Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken is delicious! Perfectly tender and juicy chicken made in a lemon cream sauce that you will want to lick off your plate. Lemon pepper is a favorite in my house and we are always trying it in new ways.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 5 hrs 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 465 kcal


  • 2 pounds chicken breast (skinless and boneless)
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 lemons (juices and tested)
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  • Place chicken in the slow cooker along with chicken broth. Dice butter and place on top of chicken. Add all seasonings and lemon juice and zest over the chicken. 
  • Allow cooking on high for 2-3 hours or in low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is cooked through and tender. 
  • In a separate bowl whisk together half and half with cornstarch. Pour into slow cooker and allow to cook for 30 minutes. Remove chicken from the slow cooker to serve and spoon lemon cream over chicken and optional rice. 


Serving: 1breastCalories: 465kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 51gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 198mgSodium: 635mgPotassium: 1016mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 674IUVitamin C: 34mgCalcium: 97mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Slow Cooker Lemon Pepper Chicken
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