2 teaspoons Morton sea salt
2 teaspoons McCormick paprika
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon thyme
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 whole chicken
1 medium onion, sliced (optional)
2 stalks celery, sliced (optional)
cilantro for garnishing (optional)
Mix together the spices in a small bowl.
Clean chicken and remove all the giblets. Dry it with a paper towel.
Rub the spices onto the chicken as well as inside the chicken.
Place the chicken in a plastic bag and refrigerate it over night.
When ready to cook, throw in half of sliced onion at the bottom of your crock pot. Add chicken and place the other half onion on top of it. Add celery slices around the chicken.
Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Dish the chicken and garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve warm.