Slow Cooker 40 Clove of Garlic Chicken

1 whole chicken (3-4 lbs)

1 c. chicken stock

1/4 c. dry white wine

3 T. flour

2 T. butter, melted

2 T. lemon juice

salt and pepper to taste

2 t. Italian Herbs

2 sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered

40 cloves of garlic, peeled

Treat crock of slow cooker with cooking spray.  Wash the chicken with cold water, season inside and out with salt and pepper and place breast down into the crock. Scatter the sweet potatoes and garlic around the chicken.  Whisk together the chicken stock, wine, flour, butter and lemon juice.  Pour over the chicken, potatoes and garlic.  Sprinkle with the Italian herbs.  Cover and cook on high heat for 6-8 hours.

Remove the chicken to a cutting board.  Remove the skin and wings, discard.  Cut off the drumsticks and thighs, place onto a platter.  Remove the breast meat from the carcass and remove any bones, slice and place onto the platter.  Surround with potatoes and garlic.  Strain any fat from the gravy. Ladle gravy over chicken and serve.