Slow Cooker (Crockpot) Chicken Recipes

Chicken cooks well in a slow cooker, ensuring a moist delicious dinner on the busiest of days. This page contains recipes for cooking chicken in your crockpot.
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December 8, 2014 Flag
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Do you want a fancy, yummy dinner with almost no effort? You need only 2 ingredients to prepare a meal good enough for company. Please try this, I think you'll be happy. It's so easy!

Total Time: About 5 minutes prep

Yield: Serves around 7 or 8

Source: A busy Mom's desperate mind! :)

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Ingredients:

  • 1 average sized chicken
  • 1/4 cup mesquite seasoning
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3 Tbsp Cornstarch

Steps:

  1. Place your chicken in your crockpot.
  2. Rub all over with 1/4 cup mesquite seasoning. You may wish to try another, lemon pepper would be great too! :) Believe it or not, you do not need any liquid, it makes it own. It is very tender and moist when done!
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  4. Cook on high for about 3 hours and 20 minutes.
  5. Place your chicken on a serving platter and set in microwave to keep warm till your gravy is done. *You do NOT need to turn microwave on, door being shut will do the trick.:)
  6. Using a mesh colander, strain the drippings from the bottom of the crockpot. You just want to remove the solid bits.
  7. Pour your strained drippings into a saucepan. Add 3 Tablespoons of cornstarch to 2/3 Cup of cold water and shake well. Add this to your pan.
  8. Cook on high whisking constantly for only 2 or 3 minutes. All done!!
  9. You will end up with about 2 cups gravy.
  10. * You could probably cook this longer on a low setting if you must be gone all day.
December 26, 20140 found this helpful

I will try this no brainer recipe! You can't get any easier than that! And yummy!

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December 29, 20140 found this helpful

October 21, 2012 Flag
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Serve this chicken and sauce over fettuccini.

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June 10, 2015 Flag
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Slow cooked chicken in a creamy onion and mushroom sauce.

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May 29, 2012 Flag
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An easy version of Balsamic Chicken.

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October 30, 2009 Flag
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Just too easy for words. Place chicken in crock pot and pour soda and water over the chicken and then top with celery.

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December 3, 2009 Flag
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I'm a bachelor and this is a quick way to have three or more meals fast. What you need depends on what you want to make.

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May 1, 2014 Flag

This is a wonderful throw it together dinner! Makes the chicken moist and the soup a gourmet topping! Serve with rolls and a salad, Presto! Your company will think you have cooked all day!

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December 23, 2014 Flag
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Rich and creamy spinach and artichoke dip turned into an easy meal with the addition of chicken and the crockpot.

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February 16, 2010 Flag
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An all in one dish. Use enough salsa to cover bottom of crockpot. Next add tomatoes (used my own home made). Sprinkle in the herbs, lime juice and hot sauce. Add the chicken last.

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April 2, 2010 Flag
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Toss it in the crockpot in the morning, in the evening fix some rice and some stir fried veggies and you have an easy, nutritious meal. Who needs the takeout joint around the corner?

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November 18, 2013 Flag

This is the simplest crockpot recipe ever. Great for those busy days or for a kid just learning to cook. Simply adjust the amounts for the size of your family.

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June 5, 2012 Flag

Easy to make, and delicious to eat.

Creamy Chicken Pasta

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January 28, 2008 Flag
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Use an electric mixer to combine cream cheese, soup, water and seasoning packet. Pour over chicken in crock-pot. Cook on high 4-5 hours or low 8-9 hours.

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March 26, 2009 Flag
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Place chicken seasoned with salt, pepper and coriander or cumin in a crock pot set on low. Top with 1/2 jar salsa. Add corn. About 1 hour prior to serving add the remaining salsa and one can drained black beans, stir and allow to heat.

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October 1, 2011 Flag
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I have just bought my first crockpot and have read the basic instructions that came with the product. The impression I'm getting is that you always need to cook with a fair amount of liquid. Is this the case?

I've also been looking at the internet about cooking chicken in a crockpot and it's really scaring me with the food poisoning comments. Do you always have to sear the outside before you cook the chicken?

Thanks.

By Beverley M

October 3, 20110 found this helpful

I absolutely love a whole chicken cooked in my crockpot, tastes great and falls off the bone! I never put more than a 1/2 cup of water in mine and lightly salt it. I leave the skin on, because it, not being in the water, will crust somewhat like oven baked, plus it does not add that much fat. I don't sear any meat I put in it.

If you have a Facebook account, put in your search Crockpot girls, they have a great page and website (crockpotgirls.com) for using your crockpot, I've gotten so many recipes from them.

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May 17, 2012 Flag

I'm nuts about Orange Chicken but it's usually soooo high in calories. Making it yourself, you can control the calorie count. See the notes at the end for how to cut down on the sugar and an optional cooking method.

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October 9, 2013 Flag

Easy crockpot chicken. Something I came up with to change it up.

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February 4, 2013 Flag
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This is delicious shredded chicken, ready for tacos and/or burritos

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January 8, 2005 Flag
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Crockpot stuffed chicken recipe with Swiss cheese and ham.

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