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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STRINGI719 - I love the idea and will add that to my list of blog topics. Report
Great recipes, I love cooking in slow cooker. Report
I tend to cook more beef or pork in the slow cooker, for some reason I feel that chicken ends up tasting funny in the slow cooker. I think because it has less fat than the other meats & tends to dry out. We eat plenty of chicken, just not prepared in the slow cooker. Report
I don't cook with meat anymore - can we get a compilation of vegetarian slow cooker meals? Report
Great recipes! Report
I don't have a slow cooker, but I do have a pressure cooker. I have found some healthy recipes for pressure cookers as well, which are good for when you want a slow-cooker meal without taking slow-cooker time. Report
The salsa chicken recipe is one of my favorites. It is so easy to put together, and always tastes wonderful! Report
Yes! I am all for one pot meals!!!! Report
Love the ideas!!! Report