11 Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes For Chicken

If you love using your slow cooker to make delicious dinners for yourself and your family, this list of wholesome, hearty, slow cooker chicken recipes is sure to hit the spot. It’s wet, blustery, and even snowy out there. Nothing beats coming home to some homemade deliciousness from your slow cooker.

1. Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

A white bowl filled with Slow Cooker Chicken Stew, surrounded by pieces of baguette and a wooden spoon.
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Slow cooker chicken stew recipes are hearty, home-cooked meals that consist of chicken, vegetables, and starches and are cooked in one pot. In this case, a crock pot.

2. Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

A bowl of Butter Chicken on a cutting board.
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If you are a fan of traditional Indian butter chicken then you are going to love this slow cooker recipe for it. Dinner will be ready when you walk in the door, your house will smell amazing, and you get a delicious dinner. 

3. Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken And Beans

A white fluted bowl holds Mexican Chicken and Beans.
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This Mexican chicken and beans recipe is that one dish you’ll really love coming home to for dinner. It’s hearty, filling, and goes great with some rice and refried beans.

4. Slow Cooker Creole Chicken Stew

A blue bowl filled with Creole chicken stew sits on a table.
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If you are looking for a hearty meal packed with veggies that you can set and forget, then this slow cooker creole chicken stew is for you. It makes plenty, so it’s perfect if you have a big family or want leftovers to freeze.

5. Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken

A plate holds some quinoa piled high with shredded cilantro lime chicken with a side of black beans, chopped red onions, sliced jalapeno peppers, and fresh lime wedges.
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If you need a chicken recipe that will cook while you do other things and lets you easily make tacos or burritos for dinner, this slow cooker cilantro lime chicken is the delicious recipe you want.

6. Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

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Coming home to a bowl of this steaming hot white chicken chili is the perfect ending to a busy, cold day. You can top it with a variety of ingredients to make it your own, and the whole family is going to love it.

7. Southwest Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

A white crock filled with Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken, sits on a wood surface next to a white towel.
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Corn, black beans, tomatoes, chicken, and seasonings are all you need for this mouthwatering southwest chicken recipe. For a delicious and easy dinner, you can serve it with tortilla chips, as a wrap, or over a bed of rice. 

8. French Onion Chicken

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This French onion chicken is so easy to make and full of delicious French onion flavor. The tasty soup, with onions, mozzarella cheese, beef broth, and balsamic vinegar, is filling and even low in carbs.

9. Crockpot Italian Chicken 

An overhead view of a ladle lifting out some crockpot Italian chicken from a slow cooker crock.
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This crockpot Italian chicken is so easy to make. You can literally just pull some ingredients out of the freezer, pop them in the slow cooker, and come home to an amazing dinner. You can add additional ingredients or swap out ingredients you don’t have. 

10. Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken 

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken on a tortilla with lettuce, tomatoes and guacamole.
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This slow cooker BBQ chicken is perfect for tacos, serving on a bun, or topping a salad. Your family will love this versatile and delicious BBQ chicken! If you have leftovers, this freezes well, too.

11. Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

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You are going to love this slow cooker honey sesame chicken, with a homemade sauce. This Asian-inspired dinner has a lot of flavor, and you can adjust the spiciness to your taste. Serve this over a bed of rice with a vegetable side like broccoli, and dinner is done! 

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

A dutch oven with a cooked whole chicken topped with rosemary twigs.
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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

A skillet filled with ground turkey, chopped tomatoes, chopped avocado and garnished with fresh parsley.
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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

An overhead view of a small canning jar filled with overnight oats with raisins.
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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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