Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes

We've rounded up our best recipes for easy dinners that bring together two kitchen favorites: chicken and the slow cooker. It's a match made in culinary heaven.

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Sloppy Chicken Joes

Sloppy Chicken Joes

Use chicken or turkey for these dinner-time sandwiches the whole family will love. Jarred pizza sauce and frozen veggies make the dish come together even more quickly.

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Golden Chicken Chili

Golden Chicken Chili

This hearty chili is packed with fiber thanks to the chickpeas and flavor courtesy of the spices. It's the perfect chili for a chilly day.

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Teriyaki Orange Chicken

Teriyaki Orange Chicken

Two blasts of orange give this Asian-style supper a flavorful kick. Serve it over brown rice for a complete meal.

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Chicken Posole

James Baigrie

Chicken Posole

It doesn't get easier than this delicious Mexican stew. Just put all of the ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning and come home to a healthy, satisfying dinner.

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Mediterranean Chicken

Peden and Munk

Mediterranean Chicken

A slow cooker is a great way to cook a whole bird. Combine the chicken with potatoes, olives, and tomatoes for a dinner that packs a tasty punch.

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Chicken Tagine

James Baigrie

Chicken Tagine

This Moroccan-style stew is full of warm, toasty spices like cinnamon and cumin. Raisins and dried apricots add an exotic flair.

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Herb Chicken & Veggies

Herb Chicken & Veggies

For a classic chicken stew look no further. Potatoes, carrots, and parsnips simmer alongside the bird for a soothing one-pot meal.

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Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

Marty Baldwin

Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings

These crowd-pleasing wings taste like they came from a Chinese restaurant. They're perfect for game day or a fun family dinner.

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Chicken and Corn Chili

James Baigrie

Chicken and Corn Chili

This better-for-you chicken chili is full of healthful ingredients. Eat half for dinner tonight and freeze the rest for another meal down the road.

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Chicken Cacciatore

Alexandra Grablewski

Chicken Cacciatore

This classic Italian dish cooks up beautifully in the slow cooker. Serve it over polenta or with pasta to soak up the savory sauce.

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Chicken with Cashews

Tina Rupp

Chicken with Cashews

Cashews add a buttery crunch to this Chinese-style meal. Feel free to sub in other vegetables for the red pepper and snow peas.

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Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

Scott Little

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

Mac 'n cheese from a slow cooker? Why not! This version is reminiscent of your favorite buffalo wings. Let the kids decide whether they want the optional blue cheese crumbles on top.

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Chicken Stock

Marty Baldwin

Chicken Stock

Making your own chicken stock is a great way to save money and reduce waste in the kitchen. And using your slow cooker to do it is genius.

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Enchilada Casserole

Scott Little

Enchilada Casserole

Preparing homemade enchiladas can be time-consuming. This version boasts all of the flavor with much less effort.

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Tex-Mex Chicken

Tex-Mex Chicken

Take taco night to the next level with this easy-to-prep recipe. Serve with toppings like shredded cheese and chopped avocado.

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Chicken & Biscuits

Chicken & Biscuits

Mouthwatering chicken and cheesy biscuits are a classic combination. Add some tender vegetables like peas, carrots, and potatoes, and you've got a one-pot wonder on your hands.

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Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder

Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder

Dinner doesn't get much easier, or tastier, than this 5-ingredient soup. Thick and cheesy, it's even better with breadsticks for dipping.

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Slow-Cooked Chicken Stroganoff

Slow-Cooked Chicken Stroganoff

Move over beef. Served over egg noodles, chicken Stroganoff is a fresher, lighter version of the traditional dish.

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Chicken Stew with Potato Dumplings

James Baigrie

Chicken Stew with Potato Dumplings

Combine chicken, veggies, and pre-made gnocchi for a savory take on chicken noodle soup.

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Mushroom Stuffed Chicken

Marty Baldwin

Mushroom Stuffed Chicken

This elegant entrée is perfect dinner party fare. Serve it over rice or with mashed potatoes for a meal your guests will remember.

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Mustard Chicken with Artichokes and Grape Tomatoes

Marty Baldwin

Mustard Chicken with Artichokes and Grape Tomatoes

Dijon mustard and lemon dial up the flavor in this appealing dish. Serve the chicken with a starchy side like couscous or rice to soak up the sauce.

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Thai Coconut Chicken

Alison Miksch

Thai Coconut Chicken

Get a taste of Thailand with this lightly spiced dish brimming with coconut goodness. Feel free to change up the veggies depending on your family's preferences.

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Greek Chicken

Scott Little

Greek Chicken

Serve this tender chicken with pita bread and a tangy cucumber-yogurt sauce for dipping. Add feta and olives to take this meal over-the-top.

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