Favorite Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

Slow Cooker Chicken Cordon Bleu
Diana Rattray

A nutritious, delicious, and relatively low-fat meal can be prepared quickly and easily with help from your slow cooker. Here are 41 fast and easy slow cooker chicken recipes that are guaranteed crowd-pleasers.


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    Hearty Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

    Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

     The Spruce

    This hearty chili is relatively low in calories, but high in protein and flavor. It's made with chili, two kinds of beans, tomatoes and seasonings.

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    Slow Cooker Creole Chicken With Sausage

    Creole Chicken With Sausage
    Diana Rattray

    Boneless chicken thighs and spicy andouille sausage are slow cooked in a delicious Creole-seasoned tomato sauce. This dish makes a fabulous meal with rice or noodles.

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    Slow Cooker Chicken With Farro and Vegetables

    Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs With Farro
    Diana Rattray

    Farro is a great replacement for rice in any slow cooker dish because it holds up so well and maintains its chewy texture.

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    Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken

    crock pot pulled chicken

     The Spruce

    This pulled chicken is served in its delicious sweet and spicy homemade barbecue sauce. The dish is made with half boneless chicken breasts, half boneless thighs.

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    Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs, Tex-Mex Style

    Tex-Mex Style Chicken, Slow Cooker
    Diana Rattray

    This is an easy and very tasty chicken recipe for the slow cooker. The Tex-Mex dish is made ​with chicken thighs, corn, black beans and taco seasoning.

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    Slow Cooker Chicken and Sorghum Soup

    Chicken and Sorghum Soup
    Diana Rattray

    This is a great, flavorful chicken soup with tomatoes and a variety of vegetables. It's also a wonderful way to use sorghum grain. The best part is it's gluten free!

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    Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Filling

    Slow Cooker Chicken Burritos
    Diana Rattray

    This is a great tasting burrito filling with plenty of flavor from the seasonings and jalapeño peppers. Use chicken thighs for the very best flavor and texture as they stay moist and shred nicely.

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    Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

    Barbecue Chicken in Slider Buns
    Diana Rattray

    Boneless chicken thighs make delicious barbecue, and they are relatively low-calorie and low-fat when compared to the classic pork shoulder. This recipe includes a homemade barbecue sauce.

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    Beer Braised Chipotle Chicken Taco Filling, Two Ways

    Braised Chicken Taco Filling with Beer
    Diana Rattray

    Make this delicious chicken fast or slow with the slow cooker or pressure cooker.

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    Saucy Jack Daniel's Barbecue Chicken Drumettes

    Saucy Jack Daniel's Barbecue Chicken Drumettes
    Diana Rattray

    A spicy Jack Daniel's barbecue sauce flavors these great-tasting baked chicken drumettes. The drumettes are transferred to the slow cooker with barbecue sauce for a party or gathering.

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    Crockpot Chicken and Corn Chowder

    Crockpot Chicken and Corn Chowder
    Diana Rattray

    This chowder is quick and easy to prepare, and the slow cooker makes it a great choice for any family meal.

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    Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

    Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue
    Diana Rattray

    This is a simple chicken barbecue for the slow cooker, made with boneless chicken breasts and our favorite barbecue sauce. Serve this tasty chicken shredded, on toasted buns with coleslaw, and pass the barbecue sauce!

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    Creamy Dijon Chicken

    Slow Cooker Creamy Dijon Chicken
    Diana Rattray

    This Dijon chicken is a super-easy recipe. Ingredients include Dijon mustard, condensed soup, and chicken breast halves.

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    Slow Cooker Chicken With Biscuits

    Slow Cooker Chicken and Biscuits
    Diana Rattray

    This delicious chicken and biscuits is a meal the whole family will enjoy, and the slow cooker makes it a snap to prepare and cook.

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    Linda's Crockpot Chicken Wings

    Crockpot Ginger Chicken Wings

    The Spruce

    These are great chicken wings for tailgating or a game day party. They're cooked in the slow cooker with Asian-style seasonings.

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    Chicken, Sausage and White Bean Chili

    Chicken, Sausage and White Bean Chili
    Diana Rattray

    Chicken breasts team up with chicken sausage in this tasty chili. Corn, beans, tomatoes and jalapeño peppers are among the ingredients.

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    Sweet and Sour Chicken

    Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken
    Diana Rattray

    Boneless chicken breasts are seasoned with a sweet and sour sauce mixture, which includes vinegar, brown sugar and pineapple chunks.

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    Crockpot Chicken Dinner

    Crockpot Chicken Dinner With Smoked Paprika and Vegetables
    Diana Rattray

    Smoked paprika gives this chicken a delicious, smoky flavor. This is an easy, one-pot meal to prepare for the slow cooker. We used boneless chicken breasts in the recipe, but thighs or bone-in chicken may be used.

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    Easy Breezy Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

    Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
    Diana Rattray

    This great tasting chicken dish is made with chicken breasts, mushrooms, tomatoes and seasonings. Serve this delicious chicken with spaghetti or other pasta.

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    Crockpot Herb Chicken With Stuffing

    Chicken With Stuffing
    Diana Rattray

    This easy slow cooker chicken recipe is made with some wine or chicken broth, condensed soups, stuffing crumbs and boneless chicken breasts.

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    Crockpot Creole Chicken

    Creole Chicken and Sausage
    Diana Rattray

    Creole seasoning flavors this chicken dish along with smoked sausage, ham and tomatoes. We used a spicy andouille sausage in the dish.

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    Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken and Black Beans

    Fiesta Chicken With Black Beans and Corn
    Diana Rattray

    Use chicken breasts or thighs in this spicy, Tex-Mex style chicken. The slow cooker makes the dish easy.

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    Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Dish

    Chicken Enchilada
    James Pauls / Getty Images

    This crockpot chicken recipe includes tortillas, corn, cooked chicken, chili powder and chopped vegetables, along with other seasonings.

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    Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Asparagus

    Crock Pot Chicken and Asparagus With Angel Hair Pasta
    Diana Rattray

     Serve this easy chicken and asparagus with hot cooked rice or pasta.

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    Amaretto Chicken

    Amaretto Chicken
    William Shaw/Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images

    Amaretto liqueur gives chicken breasts unique flavor, along with curry powder, mushrooms and a bunch of other scrumptious ingredients.

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    Slow Cooker Country Captain Chicken With Optional Shrimp

    Country Captain Chicken
    Diana Rattray

     Want to try something a bit more enticing? Serve this exotic curry-flavored chicken over hot cooked rice. 

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    Easy Chicken With Potatoes

    Italian Seasoned Chicken With Potatoes
    Diana Rattray

    This chicken dish gets flavor from the Italian salad dressing, Parmesan cheese and seasonings.

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    Crockpot Jerk Chicken

    Crock Pot Jerk Chicken
    Diana Rattray

    A wide variety of spices flavors this tasty Jamaican style chicken.

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    Chicken and Stuffing

    Chicken and Stuffing
    Judd Pilossof/Photolibrary/Getty Images

    These chicken breasts are cooked with sliced Swiss cheese, condensed soups and stuffing mix. Yum!

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    Cheese and Chile Stuffed Chicken Breasts

    Flattening Chicken Breasts
    Dave King/Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images

    Chicken breasts are stuffed with a mixture of cheeses, chili peppers and seasonings, then they're slow cooked to perfection.

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    Crockpot Chicken Cordon Bleu

    Slow Cooker Chicken Cordon Bleu
    Diana Rattray

    Teresa's Cordon Bleu recipe is made with chicken breasts, ham, cheese and mushroom soup, resulting in a creamy, delicious dinner that you're family will be coming back for seconds. 

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    Easy Cheesy Slow Cooker Chicken

    Crock Pot Cheesy Chicken (Easy!)
    Diana Rattray

    This crockpot chicken recipe is an easy preparation with condensed cream of chicken soup and cheese soup, along with seasonings and chicken breasts.

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    Crockpot Chicken and Dried Beef

    Chicken With Dried Beef, Slow Cooker
    Diana Rattray

    This is a popular chicken casserole recipe for the slow cooker. Bacon adds flavor to the chicken and sour cream sauce.

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    Beverly's Creamy Broccoli Chicken

    Chicken and Broccoli
    Image Studios/Getty Images

    This easy chicken with broccoli has long been one of our most popular slow cooker chicken recipes. Give it a try and you'll see why!

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    Crockpot Chicken Parmesan

    Chicken in Spaghetti Sauce
    Brian Hagiwara/Photolibrary/Getty Images

    Serve this tasty Italian-style chicken Parmesan with hot cooked pasta or rice.

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    Cindy's Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken

    Santa Fe Chicken, Crock Pot
    Diana Rattray

    Cindy's Santa Fe chicken is made with only five ingredients. The Tex-Mex flavors stand out in this tasty dish, and the crockpot makes it a great go-to for when you just want to throw ingredients together before work and come home to an already cooked meal.

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    Favorite Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

    White Chicken Chili
    Diana Rattray

    This flavorful white chicken chili is a snap to prepare in the slow cooker. Cumin, garlic and oregano add a wonderful array of flavor.

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    Crock Pot Swiss Chicken Casserole

    Swiss Chicken, Slow Cooker
    Diana Rattray

    This chicken and stuffing casserole is cooked in the slow cooker and is made with only five ingredients! How much better can you get?

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    Creamy Italian Chicken

    Creamy Chicken With Pasta
    Diana Rattray

    Chicken breasts are slow cooked with Italian dressing mix, cream cheese and several other ingredients to create a tasty entrée for the family. Serve this popular chicken combination with hot cooked rice or noodles.

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    Rustic Style Chicken

    Chicken With Tomatoes
    Acme Food Arts/Photolibrary/Getty Images

    Chicken breasts are slow cooked with tomatoes, mushrooms and seasonings, along with artichoke hearts and some red wine.

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    Lazy Crock Pot Chicken With Mushrooms

    Crock Pot Chicken With Mushrooms

    The Spruce

    This chicken and mushrooms dish is the perfect choice for a busy day. Just set the slow cooker and go!