It’s great to have a repertoire of recipes up your sleeve, ready to turn to on those days when you simply do not have the energy or creative wherewithal to cook something new and exciting. But on those particularly difficult and dreary days, why not look up a recipe that is easy, delicious, and new?
Chicken is usually a pretty safe bet when considering something to cook for multiple (potentially fussy) people, and when you add your slow-cooker into the mix you’ve definitely got a recipe for success! Sure you can turn to a trusty rotisserie chicken from the supermarket, but that can end up costing more than something that’s 100 percent homemade. These 20 chicken recipes all come together easily and result in tasty meals that are sure to jog you out of any culinary rut! There’s no time like the now, so do not delay and make these 20 slow-cooker recipes as soon as possible!
Here’s a classic dip, loved by many and equally delicious served with carrot sticks, celery sticks, tortilla chips, and more!
No, you aren’t seeing double. This slow-cooker recipe for Buffalo chicken dip is a healthier version of the classic and uses lighter ingredients like Greek yogurt and chicken broth to lighten things up!
Ahh, butter chicken! This recipe is delicious, lightly spiced with tandoori spice mix and wonderfully creamy thanks to coconut milk. To top it all off, thanks to the slow-cooker, it’s super easy to make!
When a recipe uses ingredients like molasses, brown sugar, habanero, ginger, and garlic (to name a few) it is certain to be absolutely fabulous!
Easy and tasty (with just five ingredients), this dish works well as an entrée or even as a side dish, depending on your needs.
This casserole may take a bit of time to cook, but hey, that’s what slow cooking is all about! What you get in the end is juicy chicken, tender beans, and so much flavor.
This meal is healthy, hearty, and easy to make sing a slow-cooker.
A slow cooker is the perfect appliance to turn to when making homemade chicken stock because you can set it, forget it, and let it go ‘low and slow’ — just what you want when making stock.
Let our slow-cookers take care of this flavor-packed Indian classic. Serve simply with white rice and you won’t be disappointed!
This comforting recipe is easy and healthy and reheats beautifully, so there is really no excuse not to make it immediately!
Tomatillo salsa gives this dish a great acidity, and you can either make your own salsa or use store-bought to cut down on prep time.
This healthy soup is loaded with tons of fresh, nutritious ingredients like spinach, carrots, celery, and onion. It simmers in a slow-cooker while you're away at work so it tastes like it cooked all day — because it did.
Rather than serve this tender chicken marinated in almond butter, cumin, coriander, and ginger with couscous, here the chicken is served with finely diced cauliflower that is studded with dried cherries for sweetness and tossed with fresh herbs, like cilantro and basil.
Here’s a really easy recipe — just throw everything into your slow-cooker and cook on low for 6-7 hours. This is a perfect recipe to get going in the morning so you can come home after work to a delicious dinner.
Roast chicken in a slow-cooker?! Yes, it’s true! Make this chicken for a lovely Sunday meal.
Who doesn’t love a good nacho recipe? These chicken nachos are topped with all the good things: salsa, sour cream, and of course, cheese!
This recipe is so flavorful your family will think you slaved over a stove all day! The secret is that these simple and accessible ingredients were just piled into your slow-cooker for a simple and filling meal with barely any effort.
This recipe is tasty and fancy enough (not to mention, easy enough) to make if you’re having company over for dinner.
These sliders, made in your slow-cooker, feature a sweet teriyaki glaze (homemade and delicious) as well as mac and cheese, so every bite is a delight!
Here’s a classic dish that is comforting enough for cold weather and also light enough for the warmer months. Perfect! Of course, there are so many more wonderful things you can make in your trusty slow-cooker — our 101 best slow-cooker recipes is just one place to start!