18 Easy Crockpot Chicken Recipes You’ve Got to Try!

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These easy chicken Crock Pot recipes make cooking dinner a cinch!

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Love easy Crock Pot meals? 🙋‍♀️ This post is for YOU!

Here’s a list of some of our absolute fave easy Crock Pot chicken recipes! These are perfect to throw in your slow cooker on busy weeknights and are delicious family-friendly options as well.

Here are our top 18 picks for easy Crock Pot chicken recipes:

spoon with slow cooker chicken pot pie soup

1. Crock Pot Chicken Pot Pie Soup

When the weather starts to cool off this fall, you’ll want to warm up with hearty meat and potato soup, and this Chicken Pot Pie Soup is a winner! Serve it with pieces of baked pie crust for a creative twist on classic comfort food.

chicken rice burrito bowl

2. Crock Pot Chicken & Rice Bowls

Did you know making Chicken & Rice Burrito Bowls in the slow cooker is easy and yummy! The chicken gets cooked first in a flavorful broth, then just add in rice about 45 minutes before you’d like to eat, and it comes out fluffy and yummy.

a plate of Keto Bourbon Chicken, one of our easy chicken thigh Crock Pot recipes

3. Keto Bourbon Chicken

Using chicken thighs can sometimes be more economical. This Keto Bourbon Chicken is one of our favorite chicken thigh Crock Pot recipes. It’s packed with flavor, low on carbs, and only takes 5 minutes of prep time!

Slow cooker italian chicken recipe

4. Crock Pot Creamy Italian Chicken

Sometimes referred to as “Crack Chicken” because it’s that good, this five-ingredient Creamy Italian Chicken dish can be served over noodles, rice, or even inside sandwiches! What an easy meal that any busy family will love.

Keto Lemon Chicken over zucchini noodles which is one of our easy chicken breast crock pot recipes

5. Crock Pot Lemon Pesto Chicken with Zucchini Noodles

This mouthwatering dish is one of our most scrumptious chicken breast Crock Pot recipes. The combination of lemon with pesto is dynamite! Meanwhile, the zucchini noodles keep the carb count low. It’s ready in just a little over 2 hours which makes it a great option for a simple weeknight meal!

freezer bag meal with cilantro lime chicken

6. Cilantro Lime Crock Pot Chicken

This is one of the Crock Pot chicken recipes that is so handy to have in your back pocket. It’s simple to toss in the slow cooker for a yummy family taco night dinner. This is also an easy compile ahead freezer meal idea!

A Crock Pot honey mustard chicken dish is one of the easiest chicken crock pot recipes to make

7. Crock Pot Honey Mustard Chicken

If your family likes the flavor combo of honey mustard, try this Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Chicken! The result is a flavorful shredded chicken dish with an awesome slow-cooked glaze – perfect to serve on top of rice or noodles or even in sandwiches.

crockpot chicken recipes sesame chicken which is one of our easy chicken thigh Crock Pot recipes

8. Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

Looking for chicken thigh Crock Pot recipes? I’ve made this easy Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken so many times, sometimes with chicken thighs, and my family really enjoys it!

buffalo chicken sliders on a plate

9. Crock Pot Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sliders

This tangy slow cooker shredded Buffalo chicken is a simple set-it-and-forget-about-it meal that’ll be a hit at your next party! I served up mine with soft mini rolls and blue cheese coleslaw for additional flavor and crunch. It’s one of the easy Crock Pot chicken recipes that I use time and again.

freezer bag with teriyaki chicken

10. Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken

This simple slow cooker Teriyaki Chicken recipe is an easy dish my kids love, and is also a great freezer meal idea!

salsa verde chicken on a plate which is made using one of our easy chicken breast Crock Pot recipes

11. Crock Pot Creamy Salsa Verde Chicken

Talk about easy chicken breast Crock Pot recipes! You won’t believe this Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken is a THREE ingredient dish! This can be served up in many different ways such as inside tacos, burritos, tostadas, on top of a salad, or as I made – served with rice and beans.

salsa soup in a bowl which is one of our easy Crock Pot chicken recipes

12. Crock Pot Keto Chicken Salsa Soup

If you’ve got picky eaters like me, try this delicious and easy-to-make keto salsa chicken soup Crockpot recipe from our sister site Hip2Keto! It features slow-cooked chicken, lots of taco seasoning, and both cream cheese, and shredded cheese.

chicken tacos in a serving dish

13. Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

Any time I can just throw food in the slow cooker and come home to a yummy homemade meal, it’s a lifesaver! This Crockpot chicken recipe is a family favorite! You can also make it keto-style if you’re doing the low-carb thing.

crockpot chicken wild rice soup in a bowl

14. Wild Rice Chicken Crockpot Soup

There’s nothing better than curling up with this slow cooker wild rice soup to warm the soul. This wild rice soup with chicken breast and veggies is delicious, hearty, and also happens to be pretty simple to make!

Cream Cheese Chicken made in a Crockpot slow cooker

15. Low Carb Crock Pot Cream Cheese Chicken

This easy-to-prep slow cooker dish is full of flavor! It takes just 5 minutes of prep time and in a few hours you’ll have a creamy, comforting dish that’s keto-friendly. We love to top ours with bacon!

this slow cooker enchilada soup is one of the easy Crock Pot chicken recipes

16. Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup

Try making a warm and comforting chicken enchilada soup using your slow cooker! This is one of the super easy chicken Crock Pot recipes that has very little effort involved. It’s filled with Mexican-inspired flavor everyone craves!  I’m certain it will become a definite family favorite, especially on chilly evenings. If you’re going low carb, check out our keto version!

pulling out chicken wing from slow cooker

17. Crock Pot BBQ Wings

Making these delicious Crockpot Buffalo BBQ Chicken chicken wings for a crowd is a breeze using the slow cooker. You’ll be super prepared going into football season with this simple recipe!

black bean chicken chili on a spoon which is from one of our easy Chicken Crock Pot recipes

18. Crockpot Chicken Chili

Raid your pantry to make use of some common staples to whip up this easy weeknight Chicken Chili. Ramp up the dish by ladling over rice, potatoes, or a bread bowl.

Make this delicious Slow Cooker Lava Cake for dessert!

About the writer:

Lina has a Bachelor's Degree from Northern Arizona University with 11 years of blogging and photography experience having work featured in Today.com, Martha Stewart, Country Living, Fox News, Buzzfeed, and HGTV.

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Comments 14

  1. Tiffany

    These recipes look really good. Always looking for new ways to cook chicken

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Thanks Tiffany! Enjoy 😉

  2. Lori

    Will be fixing these soon!

  3. k2laz

    We made the Creamy Italian Chicken yesterday and it’s super yummy!! And so easy!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Oh hooray I’m glad you enjoyed ❤️

  4. court

    Thanks! So tired of trying to figure out what to cook. I like to keep it very simple and not have a mess to clean up. These look great!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Oh nice yes I agree! Enjoy 💕

  5. Kay

    I love the chicken pot pie. It was a hit. I’ve made it for my small fam, parties n for the sick. Can’t wait to try lime cilantro chicken. Thanks for this post.

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Oh yay! Thanks for stopping by today and enjoy 😉

  6. doelhaggan

    Would these work in the instant pot?

  7. Suszy P

    Love you so much Hip2Save! My husband and I were just talking about needing some go to recipes and you delivered for us! Thank you so much!!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Oh I am so glad you find this helpful! Thanks so much fo being here, Suszy!

  8. Jennifer

    Helpful hint if you hate having to take the chicken out and shred it…Tyson makes recipe ready frozen shredded chicken that has saved me so much time and hassle when making recipes like this. It has been a game changer for me and is often on sale at my grocery store.

    • Trish (Hip Sidekick)

      Thanks for sharing this helpful tip, Jennifer! ❤️

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