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40 Delicious Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

A Variety of Easy and Delicious Chicken Recipes for the Slow Cooker or Crock Pot

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A nutritious, delicious, and sometimes light meal can be just minutes away with many of these easy slow cooker chicken recipes. Here are some of my favorites, along with many recipes with high user ratings.

1. Slow Cooker Creole Chicken With Sausage

Creole Chicken With Sausage
Creole Chicken With Sausage Photo: Diana Rattray

 Boneless chicken thighs and spicy andouille sausage are slow cooked to perfection in a delicious well-seasoned tomato sauce. This is great on rice or noodles.

2. Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken
Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Photo: Diana Rattray

 A homemade barbecue sauce makes this shredded chicken flavorful and juicy. The dish is made with half boneless chicken breasts, half boneless thighs.

3. Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs, Tex-Mex Style

Tex-Mex Style Chicken, Slow Cooker
Tex-Mex Style Chicken Photo: Diana Rattray

 If you're looking for an easy, tasty chicken recipe for the slow cooker, this is an excellent choice. The dish is made with chicken thighs, corn, beans, and taco seasoning.

4. 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 jalapeno peppers. Use chicken thighs for the very best flavor and texture.They stay moist and shred nicely.

5. Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

Barbecue Chicken in Slider Buns
Barbecue Chicken Photo: Diana Rattray

  Boneless chicken thighs make delicious barbecue, and  they have less than half the fat and fewer  calories compared to pork shoulder. This recipe includes a homemade barbecue sauce.

6. Saucy Jack Daniel's Barbecue Chicken Drumettes

Saucy Jack Daniel's Barbecue Chicken Drumettes
Barbecue Chicken Drumettes Photo: Diana Rattray

A hot and 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.

7. Chicken Barbecue Bites

Barbecue Chicken Bites
Barbecue Chicken Bites Photo: Diana Rattray

 This is a unique appetizer, using slow cooker barbecued chicken mounded atop small cornbread rounds. Add some coleslaw or pieces of dill pickle to each appetizer.

8. Crockpot Chicken and Corn Chowder

Crockpot Chicken and Corn Chowder
Crockpot Chicken and Corn Chowder Photo: Diana Rattray
This chowder is quick and easy to prepare, and the slow cooker makes it great for an

9. Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue

Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue
Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Barbecue Photo: 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!

10. Creamy Dijon Chicken

Creamy Dijon Chicken
Crockpot Dijon Chicken Photo: Diana Rattray
This is a super-easy recipe with mustard, mushroom soup, and chicken breast halves.
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