• Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cooking Time: 3 hrs
  • Serves: 4

Lemon Chicken w Basil

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 Ingredients List

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 medium lemons
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves (3/4 ounce)
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • Additional grated lemon peel and chopped basil, optional


Place chicken breasts in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Finely grate enough peel from lemons to measure 4 teaspoons. Cut lemons in half; squeeze juice. Add peel and juice to slow cooker.
Tear basil leaves directly into slow cooker. Add chicken stock. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 3-4 hours. When cool enough to handle, shred meat with two forks. If desired, stir in additional lemon peel and chopped basil.

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