Whether you’re making chicken for a busy weeknight or grilling chicken outside on a warm day, chicken is the base of many essential go-to recipes. And your slow cooker can make it even easier to create warm, delicious meals since you don’t have to watch the stove, oven or grill while your food is cooking. Here are easy, flavorful chicken dishes you can make in your slow cooker.
Looking to spice up your meal? This red curry chicken recipe simmers in your slow cooker to make a satisfying chicken meal for dinner.
When cooked in a slow cooker, the chicken will be perfectly tender, and the Mediterranean-inspired sauce will add the perfect amount of saltiness to this dish.
This soup is packed with delicious Mexican flavors and can be customized with toppings like avocado, sour cream and jalapenos for an extra kick.
This tender chicken is cooked with a sweet and tangy sauce and does not take long to prepare.
Although this dish is simple to prepare, it is still elegant enough to impress.
Once you make this Mexican-inspired chicken, it can be the base for many great meals. Just put it in the freezer and use it whenever a recipe calls for shredded chicken.
Perfect for busy school nights and after a long day of work, this meal comes together easily.
This budget-friendly Puerto Rican stew is a good choice if you’re looking to save money at the grocery store.
Chicken noodle soup is a nostalgic dish from childhood that is still satisfying and will come out just as good when cooked in a slow cooker.
This chicken dish includes one of the best and most popular game day foods: tortilla chips. If you have some handy, you can make this simple soup.
Despite this recipe’s name, it comes nowhere near the spice levels of the world’s hottest hot sauces. Rather, this slow cooker recipe is filled with herbaceous spices like oregano, rosemary and thyme. Although this chicken soup is spicy, it’s perfect for your slow cooker and the best part may be that you do not have to tend to it while it cooks.
Chicken enchiladas might be a Mexican dish you’re already familiar with, but this recipe takes its flavors and infuses them into a colorful, filling soup.
If rosemary is your favorite spice in your spice drawer, you’ll probably love this rosemary-seasoned chicken recipe. The soup comes out smelling and tasting great when cooked in your slow cooker.
This recipe will create the base for a delicious chicken sandwich. Sweet and smoky barbecue flavors will infuse the meat in your slow cooker.
While this pulled chicken is great when eaten by itself, eating it as a sandwich makes it a complete meal. Top it with slaw or your favorite regional style of barbecue sauce.
Your slow cooker will infuse your chicken with the flavor of the sweet and sour General Tso’s sauce. It’s an easy version of a dish that you might not know was invented in America.
Although chicken is the star of the show, popular vegetables like bell peppers and corn are also included in the dish.
Chicken pot pie is a classic chicken dish that deserves a comeback, and the slow cooker does this dish justice.
If you don’t have the budget to order takeout from some of the best Italian restaurants in America, you can still enjoy Italian flavors with this chicken dish in tomato sauce.
If there’s a nip in the air, it might be time to make this dish, which is perfect for cold weather. It is filled with proteins and the beans cook beautifully in the slow cooker.
Asian food is a popular delivery option, but you can satisfy your cravings with this homemade recipe for cashew chicken.
There are only seven ingredients in this dish, which is perfect if you are looking for a budget-friendly meal.
Instead of going to the best Italian restaurant in your state, make this cacciatore-style dish with mushrooms and serve with pasta.
If you’re a fan of barbecue chicken, you’ll probably enjoy this sweet Southern-style recipe with honey.
If you love Louisiana Cajun and Creole food, this slow cooker dish is perfect for you. It is flavored with paprika, thyme and crushed red pepper and pairs great with rice.
This chicken rice curry is among the best rice recipes. The dish infuses the grain with curry powder and other spices.
The goal of a slow cooker is to deliver maximum flavor with minimum effort. The only thing you need to do after making this one-pot meal is serve it with biscuits, a Southern staple.
Sweet and sour chicken is another classic dish that can be made in a slow cooker. Making recipes in your slow cooker requires some planning ahead. If you need dinner ideas with short turn-around times, here are some quick chicken recipes for busy weeknights.
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