Rosemary-Garlic Chicken QuartersThe key to this dish is to brown the chicken before it goes into the slow cooker, yielding major depth of flavor and picture-perfect presentation.
Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka MasalaWe love the heat level in this slow cooker take on tikka masala to fend off winter chill. If the spice kick is too much for your family, you can cut the red pepper down by half without losing any of the dynamic flavor layers.
Chicken Thighs with Carrots and PotatoesAll you need is 20 minutes to get this dish in the slow cooker, then you have a hearty chicken and veggie supper waiting for you when you get home.
Chicken and Shrimp JambalayaGet ready to serve a crowd with this slow-cooker version of a classic Cajun dish filled both chicken and shrimp. Baguette pieces continue the French-Cajun theme.
Chicken Thighs with Olives and Tomato SauceBrown flavorful chicken thighs, then simmer in a slow cooker with garlic, diced tomatoes, and white wine for an Italian-inspired chicken dinner.
Garlic ChickenThe garlic becomes creamy and mellows as it cooks. Spread it on chunks of crusty French baguette and soak up the fabulous sauce as you enjoy every morsel of this super-tender chicken. If you're tight on time, substitute 3 pounds of chicken pieces rather than cut up the whole chicken. Also, look for garlic cloves that are already peeled.
Chicken VerdeMake your friends "green" with envy at your slow cooker savvy by serving up this savory Southwestern-style entrée, loaded with tomatillos, onion, and roasted poblano and jalapeño peppers. Corn tortillas and a simple green salad round out the menu.
Chicken with 40 Cloves of GarlicLook for jars of peeled garlic in the refrigerated cases in the produce section at most major supermarkets. While there, grab a package of poultry herbs, which includes fresh thyme, rosemary, and parsley and can substitute for the individual herbs. Add dried apricots to infuse the rich sauce with a fruity back note, and serve over couscous for a North African-inspired supper.
Saucy Chicken over RiceThis slow cooker chicken dish is simple, but packed with rich flavors in the white wine, chopped tomatoes and variant spices. Serve over hot cooked rice. If don't care to cook with the wine, use an equal amount of chicken broth.
Pulled Chicken SandwichesYou already love pulled chicken, so why not try it in a slow cooker? Savor this tender, melt-in-your-mouth chicken sandwich with ketchup-based sauce for lunch or dinner.
Chicken CacciatoreThe Italian word "cacciatore" translates to "hunter" in English, referring to a dish prepared with tomatoes, mushrooms, and onions–"hunter-style."
Sweet Glazed Chicken ThighsThis simple chicken dish becomes a whole lot more savory when stuck in a slow cooker. The sweet juice mixture gives the chicken its undeniably delicious flavor. Serve over hot cooked rice.
Sesame-Ginger ChickenServe over steamed rice to savor every bit of the sweet Asian glaze. This classic dish is a slow-cooker must-have on your weeknight meal planner.
If you prefer milder foods, reduce or omit the crushed red pepper. Add warm naan on the side of this classic Indian dish.
Sweet and Sour ChickenThe grated fresh ginger in this classic Chinese recipe makes the chicken extra sweet. Substitute pork tenderloin in place of chicken thighs, if desired.
Grandma Dean's Chicken and DressingDressing is not just for the holidays–especially when you can cook it in the slow-cooker. With the addition of shredded chicken, this savory moist dressing moves from a side dish to a main dish that's perfect for supper.
Slow Cooker Chicken MoleServe the whole leg quarters over brown basmati rice, or shred the chicken off the bone and layer onto corn tortillas with cilantro, radishes, and a squeeze of lime for family taco night.
Slow-cooked Barbecued ChickenStart with a whole chicken, cut up, and simmer in a homemade barbecue sauce of ketchup, cola, cider vinegar and a splash of bourbon for a Southern barbecue flavor.
White Bean and Chicken ChiliWhite chili is a nice departure from beefy tomato-based chili, and just as hearty and satisfying. It's also friendly on the wallet at only $1.58 per serving.
Slow-cooked Barbecued Chicken SandwichesLow and slow is how this slow-cooker barbecue chicken gets its flavor. Make a real statement by serving the shredded chicken over Sweet Potato Cornbread and topping with Pickled Peppers and Onions and Simple Slaw.
Hungarian Chicken with Smoked PaprikaBrown the chicken first in a skillet, then simmer in a slow cooker along with bell pepper, onion and tomato. Season with smoked paprika and serve over noodles for a one-dish dinner.
Curried Chicken and Chickpea StewCurry powder and chickpeas turn this slow-cooker chicken stew into a hearty Middle Eastern-style dinner.
Chicken with Bacon, Mushrooms, and OnionsThis slow-cooker chicken dish is the country version of the fussier coq au vin. Serve it with mashed potatoes.
Slow Cooker Chicken VerdeIt's not hard to make your own salsa verde, with fresher flavor and much less sodium than jarred versions: Simply blacken tomatillos, chiles, and onions; then blend.
Peasant StewStay within your grocery budget without feeling like a peasant when you dine on this satisfying stew featuring chicken thighs, beans and canned tomatoes.
Chicken Stew with Green OlivesThis Mediterranean-style chicken stew gets it rich and savory flavor from garlic, cumin, and turmeric. The chicken is cooked with tomatoes and green olives and topped with toasted almonds, making it a colorful and satisfying one-dish meal.
Spicy Chicken StewSalsa and chili powder add the spiciness to this chicken stew, but probably not too much for timid tasters or kids. If you want to kick up the heat, use a hot salsa and a dash of hot sauce or ground red pepper.
Slow-Cooker Barbecue ChickenCook chicken breasts in a mixture of bottled barbecue sauce, Italian dressing, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce for a sweet and tangy barbecue chicken that’s great on a bun over even over a baked potato.
Braised Chicken with PotatoesBraise chicken thighs in the slow cooker along with Yukon gold potatoes and frozen artichoke hearts for a hearty stew-like dinner.
Fricassee of Chicken with Cream and Morel MushroomsThis earthy chicken stew features dried mushrooms, new potatoes, leeks, bacon and fresh herbs for a savory, satisfying one-dish meal.
Mexican Crock-Pot ChickenGet maximum Tex-Mex flavor when you cook chicken breast halves, onion, and salsa in the slow cooker. Top the chicken with shredded cheese, and serve with beans, lettuce, tortillas, and additional salsa for an easy meal that involves less than 10 minutes of prep.
Creamy Slow-cooker ChickenSpoon this rich and creamy chicken mixture over pasta, rice, or biscuits for a home-style dinner that's sure to satisfy your need for comfort food.
Save Time with Slow Cooker Chicken