Top 10 Crockpot Chicken Recipes

The Top Ten

These recipes for chicken entrees and casseroles cooked in the crockpot are the best. Remember to follow cooking times and instructions carefully, and that you can substitute many ingredients for those called for in the recipes. If you make changes, be sure to write them down! Because a lost recipe is like a lost chord of music; it's hard to reproduce.

  • 01 of 09

    Crockpot Orange Curried Chicken

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    Crockpot Orange Curried Chicken. Linda Larsen

    I adapted this recipe, which started as a skillet meal, for the crockpot. It's really delicious and easy to make too. Serve it with hot cooked rice or couscous, or even some penne or orzo pasta.

  • 02 of 09

    Crockpot Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

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    Crockpot Chicken Sweet Potatoes. Linda Larsen

    are paired with a medley of spices, peach preserves, and sweet potatoes in this delicious and healthy recipe. You'll love it.

  • 03 of 09

    Crockpot Chicken Supreme

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    Crockpot Chicken Supreme. Linda Larsen

    This fabulous and super easy recipe has the best taste and texture. It was one of the first recipes I posted at Busy Cooks, and remains one of the most popular.

  • 04 of 09

    Creamy Slow Cooker Italian Chicken

    Creamy Italian Chicken
    Creamy Italian Chicken. Linda Larsen

    I love this recipe; it's creamy, smooth, and so flavorful. And the chicken is moist and tender. I usually add chopped onion and baby carrots when I make it; you could use bell peppers, mushrooms, and garlic too.

    Continue to 5 of 9 below.
  • 05 of 09

    Salsa Crockpot Chicken

    Salsa Crock Pot Chicken

     The Spruce

    Nothing is easier than this two ingredient recipe. Because it's so simple, I like serving it over a buttered noodles or a rice pilaf dish. This is one of my favorite recipes ever. The last time I made this I serves it over Chile Rice Casserole for even more flavor.

  • 06 of 09

    Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore

    Crockpot Chicken Cacciatore

    The Spruce

    Cacciatore means "hunter" in Italian. This rich recipe is made with bone-in chicken thighs, two kinds of tomatoes, mushrooms, onion, garlic, and dry red wine. It's perfect for a cold winter night.

  • 07 of 09

    Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings

    Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings
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    Chicken and dumplings is the ultimate comfort food. And this recipe is so easy and so good. Make it on a cold winter night when sleet is falling and you're all warm and cozy inside.

  • 08 of 09

    Sweet and Spicy Crockpot Chicken

    Sweet and Spicy Crockpot Chicken
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    This five ingredient recipe is so flavorful and easy to make. Two kinds of purchased sauces add lots of interest, and the chicken is super tender.

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  • 09 of 09

    Crockpot Chicken Wild Rice Casserole

    Crockpot Chicken Wild Rice
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    is okay, but wild rice holds up best during the long cooking time. This homey and comforting recipe is easy and delicious.