21 Favorite Chicken Slow-Cooker Recipes
Jalapeno Chicken Breasts
Chili powder and sliced pickled jalapeno chile pepper turn up the heat on these slow-cooked chicken breasts. Add a cream cheese sauce before serving, and sprinkle with bacon, if you like.
Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder
Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya
The three-pepper homemade Cajun seasoning adds lots of fiery flavor to this slow-cooker version of jambalaya. We've used no-salt-added and reduced-sodium products to create a healthier main dish.
Super Simple Peachy Barbecue Chicken
Just three ingredients produce a rich-flavored, sweet-tangy barbecue sauce for drumsticks.
Chicken and White Bean Stew
Great Northern or cannellini beans blend with chicken and purchased Alfredo sauce in this easy-to-assemble fall meal. Serve with crusty bread and tossed salad.
Slow Cooker Coq au Vin
We adapted a classic French recipe of chicken cooked in wine for this slow-cooker specialty. Burgundy flavors the meaty chicken and forms the base of the gravy.
Wild Rice and Chicken Soup
Mix a can of cream of chicken soup, mushrooms, veggies and rice mix for the soup base. Any boneless cooked chicken works in this recipe, but chicken thighs, with more moisture from fat, slow-cook the best.
Saucy Sweet and Sour Chicken
Brown sugar, ketchup, lemonade concentrate and vinegar give this chicken its sweet-and-sour tang.
Moroccan Chicken Stew
Combine spices with raisins and apricots to season this slow-cooker chicken stew. Serve on couscous and topped with toasted pine nuts and fresh cilantro.
Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken
Cranberry sauce combined with tapioca and onion soup simmers to perfection in this five-ingredient main dish recipe, a slow-cooker version of an oven classic. Serve over white rice to complete the fall meal.
A package of frozen veggies, canned mushrooms and canned soup shorten the prep work in this takeout-style recipe.
Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Serve this Italian classic with plenty of pasta to sop up the chunky sauce, full of fresh mushrooms, celery, carrots, onions, sweet peppers, diced tomatoes and garlic.
Combine condensed cream of mushroom soup, chicken, chopped onion and water for this easy slow-cooker stroganoff. Just before serving, add sour cream, and spoon over hot cooked noodles.
Warm-Me-Up Chicken Chili
Chicken, chopped vegetables and canned beans make a warm and comforting chili. Our recipe gives variations for Slow Cooker Chicken Chili as well as a spicier Chipotle Chicken Chili.
Chicken and Vegetables with Herbs
Slow-simmer chicken legs with wine, rosemary, thyme, mushrooms and pearl onions. Serve with mashed potatoes or rice.
Easy Italian Chicken
Purchased spaghetti sauce, cabbage wedges, onion and mushrooms combine for a no-fuss, flavorful chicken dish.
Spanish Chicken Stew
This Spanish-inspired main dish features chicken thighs with red-skinned potatoes, sliced onions, diced tomatoes, sweet peppers and olives for a savory stew.
Slow Cooker Indian Chicken Stew
Curry and ginger give zesty Indian flavor to the chicken, chickpeas and diced tomatoes in this slow cooker meal. Stir in fresh spinach leaves just before serving for added color and nutrition.
Slow Cooker French Chicken Stew
Save time with premade pasta sauce for this slow-cooker recipe. Tender chicken, herbs and fresh vegetables blend for a crowd-pleasing dish.
Slow-Cooked Chicken and Biscuits
Dress up packaged biscuit mix with cheddar cheese, then bake while a chicken-and-vegetable mixture simmers in your slow cooker. A small package of cream cheese adds a creamy finish to the chicken.
More slow cooker favorite recipes
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