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Crockpot chicken soup in a single serving white ceramic bowl with spoon

Crockpot Whole Chicken Soup Recipe

Tara Klippert
This easy crockpot chicken soup uses a whole chicken and vegetables, and has no noodles in it. It uses a pre-made freeze-dried poultry seasoning to save time, but you can also add the herbs and seasoning individually.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 30 mins
Course Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 310 kcal

Equipment

  • Slow cooker/crockpot
  • Cutting board
  • Large knife

Ingredients
  

  • 1 small whole chicken (or cornish hen)
  • 1 zucchini
  • 4 carrots
  • 5 celery sticks
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 4 tbsp tablespoons freeze dried poultry herb blend (I recommend Litehouse brand)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 6 cups water

Instructions
 

  • Add your thawed out whole chicken into your crockpot.
  • Cut up your vegetables and add them to the crockpot.
  • Add 4 tablespoons of freeze-dried poultry herb blend to the crockpot.
    If you aren’t able to find this or something similar, use the following:1 teaspoon of dried thyme, ½ teaspoon of dried sage, ½ teaspoon of marjoram, ½ teaspoon of garlic powder, ½ teaspoon of onion powder, and ¼ teaspoon of dried rosemary.
  • Add 6 cups of water to your crockpot. Depending on the size of your crockpot, you may need to add more or less water. The water should just reach the top of your chicken and vegetables.
  • Cook your soup with the chicken, vegetables, water and seasonings for 8 hours on low.
  • Let your soup cool a bit and then using two forks, lift your whole chicken out of the soup and onto a cutting board. Pull all of your chicken meat off the bones and add it back to the crockpot. Stir up the meat with your cooked soup. Discard your chicken carcass or use it to make more bone broth!

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Notes

Above in the blog post I provide recipe ingredient substitutions and variations.  
I also provide dietary modifications, storage tips and frequently asked questions.

Nutrition

Calories: 310kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 25gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 5.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 8.6gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 140mgPotassium: 520mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3.5g
Keyword AIP, candida diet, dairy free, gluten free, grain free, keto, nut free, paleo, soy free, sugar free
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