Crockpots… I like to think of them as magic. They sort of are, you can just throw in some food, wait a few hours, and come home to a great meal.
That’s why we compiled this list of Crockpot Chicken Breast Recipes. Because we like easy and we like delicious.
This list is really diverse, with foods like fajitas, stews, curries and so much more.
Cook your way through all of these amazing crockpot chicken breast recipes, and be sure to let us know your favorite!
Tips for Slow Cooking Chicken Breast
- Thaw First: While you can cook frozen chicken breasts, for the best texture and flavor, thaw them first. Your taste buds will thank you.
- Season Generously: Don’t skimp on the spices and herbs. Chicken breasts are like blank canvases, eager to soak up flavors. Transform them into gourmet delights!
- Low and Slow: When in doubt, cook on a low setting. This ensures the chicken remains tender and succulent, practically melting in your mouth.
- Check Internal Temp: Use a meat thermometer to ensure the chicken reaches 165°F (75°C). No more guesswork; just safe, scrumptious results!
- Avoid Overcrowding: Give your chicken some room! Overcrowding can lead to uneven cooking. Make sure each piece is nestled but not stacked.
- Liquid Love: Add some type of liquid like broth, sauce, or even water to keep the chicken moist. Trust me, the juicy outcome is divine.
- Layer Smartly: If you’re throwing in veggies or potatoes, place them at the bottom. They’ll soak up the juices and flavors as they cook, creating a well-rounded meal.
- Rest Before Cutting: Once cooked, let the chicken breasts rest for a few minutes before slicing. This locks in the juices, making every bite a flavor explosion.
Crockpot Chicken Breast Recipes:
1. Crockpot Crack Chicken
Let’s start this list of crockpot chicken breast recipes with our Crockpot Crack Chicken, which is super easy to make.
You only need a handful of ingredients to make it droll-worthy. So just sit back and enjoy this creamy, cheesy, versatile and addictive dish.
Get the Recipe: Crockpot Crack Chicken
2. Crockpot Buffalo Chicken
Crockpot Buffalo chicken is the perfect filling for so many things… Sandwiches, wraps, tacos, nachos, salads and so many more ideas. Once you make this you are set with a variety meal options.
This buffalo chicken is full of flavors with different seasonings and buffalo wing sauce. You can make a big batch of this buffalo chicken in your crockpot to feed the large crowd, or as meal prep for the entire week.
Get the Recipe: Crockpot Buffalo Chicken
3. Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup
Crockpot Chicken Noodle Soup is an extremely easy version of your beloved comfort food that will impress anyone and everyone.
It’s the perfect meal to warm you up from the inside, is perfect for colder months, or whenever you feel under the weather. So forget your canned soups and try this fab version.
4. Slow Cooker Chicken Breast
You can not imagine making a more easy and more delicious dish than this Slow Cooker Chicken Breast recipe, which delivers perfectly tender, juicy, and mouth-watering flavors.
And the awesome part is it requires only very simple spices and herbs to make this dish incredible. Try it yourself and let us know.
5. Crockpot Orange Chicken
We’ve got you a tasty copycat dish from the famous food chain, Panda Express, and we are sure you going to relish each and every bite of this Orange Chicken.
You will love the breaded pieces of chicken tossed in the most flavorful sweet and savory Asian sauce. So give break to your wallet, and make this famous copycat recipe at home.
6. Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo
Have you made your favorite Chicken Alfredo in a Slow Cooker? If not, then you need to try this amazing recipe.
This slow cooker version has a rich, creamy, and filling homemade alfredo sauce where the chicken breast and pasta cook right in the sauce, making it more flavorful.
It’s one of our favorite crockpot chicken breast recipes.
7. Crockpot Italian Chicken and Potatoes
Crockpot Italian Chicken and Potatoes is a wonderful family-friendly meal that is loaded with great flavors.
You just need a few flavorful ingredients to make this classic Italian dish. Just put it all in your slow cooker and wait for the healthy and delectable dish to get ready. You will love it.
8. Crockpot Tuscan Chicken
Crockpot recipes are a breeze to make, so why not make this Crockpot Tuscan Chicken any weeknight?
This easy, healthy, and absolutely delicious dish has sun-dried tomatoes, parmesan, and garlic, which give a fantastic flavor to your chicken breast. It’s so good!
9. Creamy Crock Pot Chicken Marsala
This Creamy Crockpot Chicken Marsala recipe is a jackpot, as you will experience the most satisfying and delicious flavors.
The elegant creamy marsala wine sauce with mushroom makes this chicken out-of-this-world delicious. It’s great for company or special occasions.
10. Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings
Need a break? Yet want to put dinner on the table? Then this Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings recipe comes to the rescue.
This dish is super simple and delivers creamy and rich flavors, using well-seasoned chicken breast and buttermilk biscuits. Everyone will be super happy with this amazing meal.
11. Crockpot Honey BBQ Pulled Chicken
You’ll love this Crockpot Honey BBQ Pulled Chicken so much that it will be your favorite go-to recipe.
You can make the best juicy, sweet, smoky BBQ-flavored chicken that is fork-tender and mouth-watering. It’s one of our favorite easy crockpot chicken breast recipes.
12. Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken
Make a restaurant-worthy dinner at home with this easy Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken recipe.
Just put chicken breast in your crock with garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and honey, and let the slow cooker do its delicious magic. Serve this delish shredded chicken with rice for a hearty and tasty meal.
13. Slow Cooker Butter Chicken
Give your taste buds some Indian flavors by making this Slow Cooker Butter Chicken. This version is a little different from the original, but it yields the same delicious flavors.
So make your dinner special with this classic Indian dish.
14. Crockpot Chicken Piccata
Another delicious dish that doesn’t require too much effort is this Crockpot Chicken Piccata recipe.
It will make your dinner warm, cozy and healthy, and absolutely delicious at the same time. It’s just too good!
15. Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie
Indulge in the most flavorful and easy variation of Chicken Pot Pie, made in a Slow Cooker.
This excellent recipe is made using traditional ingredients, which give the same flavors without the outer layered crust. We guarantee you will make this amazing and hearty dish every now and then.
16. Crockpot Mississippi Chicken
Crockpot Mississippi Chicken is a lighter version of the famous Mississippi pot roast. It needs only a few minutes of active prep time, and is made easily with 5 flavorful ingredients.
The rich, tangy, and savory flavors are super addictive. Serve this wonderful dish with mashed potatoes, or enjoy it as a sandwich between the rolls. You will love it…
17. Slow Cooker Yellow Chicken Curry
Hands down the best Slow Cooker Yellow Chicken Curry recipe ever! This excellent curry is made with healthy and flavorful ingredients like warm spices, coconut milk, and peanut butter.
It’s just divine. If you haven’t made curry in your crockpot yet, now is the time!
18. Crockpot Chicken Fajitas
Guys, make your beloved Chicken Fajitas in a Crockpot, and give yourself a hassle-free meal any day of the week.
You don’t need to sear the chicken or veggies, just layer all of the ingredients in the crockpot and forget it. It will be one of your favorite crockpot chicken breast recipes.
19. Crockpot Chicken Tinga
Treat your family and friends to a classic Mexican dish called Chicken Tinga.
Your crockpot makes the chicken breast super tender and juicy, and the bold-flavored sauce made with tomato, garlic, and chipotles in adobo take this chicken to the next level of deliciousness.
You can make an endless number of tasty Mexican dishes with this fantastic recipe.
20. Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken
One more incredible Mexican dish that you will add to your favorite Slow Cooker recipes repertoire is this Shredded Mexican Chicken recipe.
This amazing dish is made with Mexican spices, salsa, and green chilies, which make this chicken just too good. Make a huge batch and enjoy this Mexican delight any time of the week. Super yummy.
21. Crockpot Creamy White Chicken Chili
Need some kick in your meal? Then try out this Crockpot Creamy White Chicken Chili, which is great served on your winter nights, and will completely satisfy and warm you up from the inside.
Your flavorful bowl is loaded with spicy, creamy flavors, and then topped up with your favorite chili toppings. YUM!
22. Crockpot Firecracker Chicken
Make your dinner interesting with this Crockpot Firecracker Chicken recipe.
The Firecracker sauce is made with buffalo sauce, brown sugar, and other flavorful ingredients. It comes out so so delicious that you will go back for seconds.
23. Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
Guys, try this Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe this winter, and make everyone super happy and content.
It’s light and flavorful with smoky, spicy seasonings that are just to die for. Jazz it up with your favorite toasted tortilla chips and other Mexican toppings.
24. Crockpot Chicken and Rice
You can make the easiest and the tastiest family dinner ever with this Crockpot Chicken and Rice recipe.
It’s like you are combining your favorite side dish with your beloved main dish and creating a super delicious meal that is just perfect.
25. Crockpot Asian Glazed Chicken Breast
Ok, now this Crockpot Asian Glazed Chicken Breast is a super delicious dish that you will add to your weekly rotation menu.
This spectacular recipe uses a few flavorful Asian ingredients to make an epic family dish. You really don’t need to worry about your dinner with this awesome recipe on hand.
26. Crockpot Sweet and Sour Chicken
Learn how to make a healthy and take-out-worthy meal at home with this fabulous Crockpot Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe.
This awesome Asian-flavored dish will make your simple dinner a huge hit. So what are you waiting for? Make this classic and mouth-watering dish soon, and wow everyone.
27. Slow Cooker Greek Chicken
Give your favorite chicken delicious Greek flavors, but without marinating or grilling. Is that even possible? Yes, it is, with this Slow Cooker Greek Chicken recipe!
This chicken dish is loaded with Mediterranean flavors, along with shallots and roasted red peppers. So if you don’t have time to marinate, no worries, try this recipe instead. We are sure you will love it.
28. Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken
Meet your new favorite dish, Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken. It tastes insanely delicious, with perfectly sweet, tangy, and smoky flavors.
You can make this dish for your future game days or parties, and create the most amazing pulled chicken sandwiches. Just give it a try!
29. Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Make a classic Italian dish easily with this Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore recipe, which is perfect for weeknight dinners, or to impress your crowd.
It takes just 15 minutes of prep time to make this delicious dish. So get ready to receive rave reviews.
30. Crock Pot Chicken Nachos
Last on our list is these Crockpot Chicken Nachos, which are perfect if you are planning to entertain, or craving Mexican food.
It’s loaded with shredded chicken, tomatoes, chilies, beans, spices. So don’t miss this version of Chicken Nachos, they’re gonna be a hit!
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can, but you’ll need to add extra cooking time. Frozen chicken breasts are a lifesaver when you need a hassle-free meal.
Using a sauce or broth and cooking on low heat helps keep the chicken juicy and tender. Say goodbye to dry, flavorless chicken!
On a low setting, aim for 6-7 hours. If you’re in a hurry, 3-4 hours on high should do the trick. Just make sure the internal temperature reaches 165°F.
It’s optional but searing can add an extra layer of flavor. If you have time, why not make it extraordinary?
It’s best to limit the ‘Keep Warm’ setting to 4 hours to avoid any food safety issues.
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Crockpot Side Dishes
- 2 lbs chicken - boneless skinless thighs or breasts
- 1 packet (1 oz) Ranch seasoning
- 2 (8oz) blocks cream cheese
- 6 strips bacon
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1.5 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
- 3 scallions, diced
- Add chicken and chicken broth into crock pot. Sprinkle ranch seasoning all over the chicken. Place cream cheese cubes over everything evenly. Close the lid and cook 4-5 hours on high or 6-7 on low.
- Cook the bacon crisp and crumble it to use later.
- Once chicken is cooked, remove lid and shred the chicken in crock pot itself with the help of 2 forks.
- Top with cheddar cheese and bacon. Replace lid and cook for a few minutes until cheese is melted.
- Garnish with diced scallion and serve.
Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 568Total Fat 38gSaturated Fat 14gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 20gCholesterol 215mgSodium 680mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 52g
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.
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