14 Healthy and Delicious Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Using a slow cooker is like magic: pour in the ingredients, set the heat level and get on with your day, while dinner cooks itself. Chicken is one of my favorite ingredients to use in a slow cooker, since it’s a flavorful source of lean protein and requires little effort to cook. These are some of SparkPeople’s favorite slow cooker chicken recipes.

1. Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables (Chef Meg's Makeover): Fresh veggies add a healthy kick to a traditional Italian combination.

2. Chef Meg's Slow Cooker Provencal Chicken and Beans: This is a great recipe to use as a basis for plenty of meals!

3. Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken: This low-sodium, veggie-packed dish is one of the most popular on SparkRecipes.

4. Slow Cooker Creamy Italian ChickenSix ingredients, five minutes of hands-on cooking and dinner is served!

5. Slow Cooker Chicken StewChicken, mushrooms, veggies and a medley of spices make this a can't-miss, hassle-free dinner.

6. Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup: Top with a bit of cheese, avocado or your veggies of choice.

7. Slow Cooker Taco Soup: Next time you're craving tacos, think outside the shell.

8. Chicken Enchilada-Style for the Slow Cooker: Serve with brown rice and black beans for a meal that's high on flavor, not on fat.

9. Zesty Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken: Add a tantalizing twist to traditional BBQ chicken. The sauce does double-duty as a baked potato topper.

10. Slow Cooker Easy Chicken Gumbo: Simple yet delicious, this comfort food will have the whole family coming back for seconds.

11. Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore: Tomato lovers, meet your new weeknight go-to dish!

12. Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken: A tasty, spicy meal with only 10 minutes of prep time!

13. Easy Slow Cooker Lemony Garlic Chicken Breast: Tasty and nutritious, this slow cooker recipe is sure to be a family favorite.

14. Slow Cooker Sour Cream and Onion Chicken: This slow-cooked baked chicken in a creamy onion sauce is fast, easy to prepare and tastes great.

What chicken recipes do you prepare in the slow cooker?
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ELRIDDICK 1/28/2021
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i would love to have some salsa chicken Report
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I try to eat clean, but a lot of recipes include bottled dressings, seasoning packages that include a lot of sodium. And your nutritional labels do NOT include sugar content of a recipe? Thanks Report
Awww, SP is usually so thoughtful about including meat-free recipes in your collections. Hope you will continue to do so in the future -- especially as plant-based protein is increasingly recommended as a more healthful alternative! Report
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Chicken is one of my favorite meats. Well that and ground turkey. Great to have more ideas for variety. Report
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Hi. I have a new crock pot that uses lines in place of the words "low," "high," or "keep warm." I assume that one line is for low, 2 lines is for high, and the squiggle lines is for keep warm. I have made 3 chicken recipes that suggest a low setting for 4 hours...and my chicken is so dry it is inedible. Any suggestions, tips or ideas as to what is going wrong? Help!! Report
I love my slow cooker, but I stopped using it for chicken because the texture of the chicken is so odd. It gets stringy and almost feels spongy to the tooth. What am I doing wrong? My hubby won't eat slow cooker chicken anymore because of this issue. :( Report
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Seems everyone focuses on chicken these days. But hubby can't eat poultry or seafood. Do you have an article like this for red meat? Report
Great ideas for chicken in the slow cooker. We raise our own chickens so we know what they have eaten. I will definitely be trying some of these recipes. We are retired so it is handy for us to use the slow cooker too. Even though we have more time for making meals sometimes it is easier to make good choices when you have planned ahead. Report
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Oh Yum! I've tried a few of these....now I plan to try a few more! I love my crockpot. :) Report
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I put my slow cooker out on the patio during the summer and fix a lot of meals as everyone is in and out during those months. Having it outside, I don't have it heat up the kitchen. Report
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