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Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes to Make at Home

Whether it is a soup, stew or smothered, chicken is always a solid choice
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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.

Slow Cooker Red Curry Chicken

Slow Cooker Red Curry Chicken
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Looking to spice up your meal? This red curry chicken recipe simmers in your slow cooker to make a satisfying chicken meal for dinner.

For the Slow Cooker Red Curry Chicken recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chicken with Olives and Peppers

Slow Cooker Chicken with Olives and Peppers
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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. 

For the Slow Cooker Chicken with Olives and Peppers recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup
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This soup is packed with delicious Mexican flavors and can be customized with toppings like avocado, sour cream and jalapenos for an extra kick.

For the Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup recipe, click here.

Honey Mustard Slow Cooker Chicken

Honey Mustard Slow Cooker Chicken
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This tender chicken is cooked with a sweet and tangy sauce and does not take long to prepare. 

For the Honey Mustard Slow Cooker Chicken recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Peppers and Onions

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Peppers and Onions
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Slow Cooker Chicken Salsa Verde

Slow Cooker Chicken Salsa Verde
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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.

For the Slow Cooker Chicken Salsa Verde recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chicken with Garlic and White Wine

Slow Cooker Chicken with Garlic and White Wine
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Perfect for busy school nights and after a long day of work, this meal comes together easily. 

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Slow Cooker Country Chicken Stew

Slow Cooker Country Chicken Stew
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Chicken Stew with Carrots and Potatoes

Chicken Stew with Carrots and Potatoes
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This budget-friendly Puerto Rican stew is a good choice if you’re looking to save money at the grocery store.

For the Chicken Stew with Carrots and Potatoes recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
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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.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
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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. 

For the Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe, click here.

Super Spice Chicken Vegetable Soup

Super Spice Chicken Vegetable Soup
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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. 

For the Super Spice Chicken Vegetable Soup recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup
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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.

For the Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Rosemary Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Rosemary Chicken and Vegetable Soup
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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.

For the Slow Cooker Rosemary Chicken and Vegetable Soup recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Sweet and Smoky Pulled Chicken

Slow Cooker Sweet and Smoky Pulled Chicken
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This recipe will create the base for a delicious chicken sandwich. Sweet and smoky barbecue flavors will infuse the meat in your slow cooker.

For the Slow Cooker Sweet and Smoky Pulled Chicken recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Chicken

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Chicken
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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.

For the Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Chicken recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken

Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken
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Another twist on shredded chicken, this is a Mexican dish you might not know but is still delicious. It can be served over rice, as the filling to a burrito or atop an amazing salad.

For the Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken

Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken
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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.

For the Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken and Vegetables

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken and Vegetables
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Although chicken is the star of the show, popular vegetables like bell peppers and corn are also included in the dish. 

For the Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken and Vegetables recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie
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Chicken pot pie is a classic chicken dish that deserves a comeback, and the slow cooker does this dish justice.

The Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chicken in Italian Tomato Sauce

Slow Cooker Chicken in Italian Tomato Sauce
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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. 

For the Slow Cooker Chicken in Italian Tomato Sauce recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Bean Chili

Slow Cooker Chicken and Bean Chili
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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.

For the Slow Cooker Chicken and Bean Chili recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken
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Asian food is a popular delivery option, but you can satisfy your cravings with this homemade recipe for cashew chicken.

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Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken & Vegetables

Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken & Vegetables
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There are only seven ingredients in this dish, which is perfect if you are looking for a budget-friendly meal.

For the Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken and Vegetables recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Mushrooms

Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Mushrooms
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Instead of going to the best Italian restaurant in your state, make this cacciatore-style dish with mushrooms and serve with pasta.

For the Slow Cooker Italian Chicken and Mushrooms recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Southern BBQ Pulled Chicken

Slow Cooker Southern BBQ Pulled Chicken
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If you’re a fan of barbecue chicken, you’ll probably enjoy this sweet Southern-style recipe with honey.

For the Slow Cooker Southern BBQ Pulled Chicken recipe, click here.

Cajun Slow Cooker Chicken with Sausage

Cajun Slow Cooker Chicken with Sausage
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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. 

For the Cajun Slow Cooker Chicken with Sausage recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Chicken Rice Curry

Slow Cooker Chicken Rice Curry
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This chicken rice curry is among the best rice recipes. The dish infuses the grain with curry powder and other spices.

For the Slow Cooker Chicken Rice Curry recipe, click here.

Creamy Country Chicken with Vegetables

Creamy Country Chicken with Vegetables
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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.

For the Creamy Country Chicken with Vegetables recipe, click here.

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken
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