If you’re on a tight budget or need to cook for a large family, frozen chicken crock pot recipes can be lifesavers! Simply prep ahead of time, pop into your slow cooker, and enjoy an easy dinner that everyone will love!
These slow cooker chicken breast recipes make delicious meal prep for the week! Enjoy this treat over rice or as part of a salad.
Buffalo Chicken Wings
Those who love chicken wings will definitely want to give this easy crockpot recipe a try; these tasty wings are delicious and perfect for game day or any party!
One of the greatest aspects of these wings is that they’re baked rather than deep fried, saving both time and calories! Furthermore, this recipe calls for less butter than traditional Buffalo sauces (incorporating ketchup to thicken and enhance flavor), and requires minimal ingredients.
To create Crock Pot Chicken Wings, place chicken wings into your slow cooker along with olive oil, spices and extra sauce. Cover and let cook on low for 2.5-3 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
Once they’re cooked, remove the chicken wings from the crock and toss them with buffalo sauce – you’ll discover its variety of flavors complements them perfectly.
Crock Pot Chicken Wings make an easy, delicious appetizer for game day or holiday gatherings! Everyone will love them.
Another fantastic way to serve these crock pot chicken wings is to crisp them up in the oven after they’ve finished in the crock pot. Simply place them on a baking sheet and broil for 5-10 minutes – this will produce crispy wings with golden-brown skin!
These crock pot chicken wings can also be air fried by placing them on an air fryer basket and brushing with sauce (set a drip tray under them for easy clean-up).
To create these delicious crock pot chicken wings, simply place the wings into your crock pot and cover them with an even layer of buffalo sauce – this will ensure they remain juicy and tender while cooking!
Once cooked, these crock pot chicken wings make for the perfect way to save both time and energy while giving your guests delicious taste treats! Serve them up with ranch dressing or blue cheese dip for the best flavor experience. Additionally, celery and carrot sticks pair nicely as garnish. Providing delicious food quickly while saving both energy and time is what’s necessary here!
Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie
If you’re in the mood for some comfort food, slow cooker chicken pot pie is a delicious treat that the entire family will adore. Plus, its quick preparation makes this an easy meal!
Start by mixing ginger, garlic, tomato sauce, spices, salt and sugar in your slow cooker before adding chicken thighs. Cover and set on low for 4-5 hours of slow-cooker time!
Once the cooking time is up, take your slow-cooker chicken out and shred it before freezing and reheating in the oven.
This delicious chicken crock pot dish provides tender and succulent chicken combined with delicious veggies for a quick weeknight dinner the whole family will appreciate.
Add frozen vegetables such as frozen peas and corn for a flavorful side dish that takes longer to cook with frozen ones than with fresh ones. Just remember they may take more time!
Alternatively, use fresh or cooked potatoes and carrots to add extra fiber to this meal. Just be sure not to remove too soft vegetables from the slow cooker!
For optimal results in this recipe, keep the slow cooker at high for one hour before switching it down to low for the remaining cooking time. This will ensure that the meat remains juicy and tender during its cook time.
For this recipe, a 6-quart or larger slow cooker will be required; otherwise, cooking time may need to be increased slightly.
This creamy curry-esque sauce pairs wonderfully with either rice or naan bread! Enjoy this dish for dinner tonight and let the memories last a lifetime!
This dish makes a delightful pairing with any salad, and will taste even better the following day when its flavors have had time to blend together. Plus, this recipe can easily be kept refrigerated or frozen up to three months in an airtight container or freezer bag!
Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice
Slow cookers are an invaluable resource for creating quick and simple meals quickly. By simply adding ingredients over several hours, they make delicious treats sure to satisfy both family members and guests alike.
One of the most beloved slow cooker chicken dishes combines chicken with rice. This combination of ingredients provides an ideal base for an array of meals from simple lunches to elegant dinners.
This Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice dish makes an energizing family-friendly dinner, packed with flavors and spices for a quick weeknight dinner option.
To create this dish, combine chicken thighs with soups, broths, onions and garlic in the slow cooker for 4 or 2 hours on Low or High settings – the result will be moist, succulent thighs with rich flavors that make this meal truly delectable!
If desired, this recipe also works well using bone-in, skinless chicken breasts; however, they tend to dry out faster in the Crock Pot; therefore thighs are recommended as an alternate choice.
If you’re in search of an easy and healthy dinner solution, Lemon Garlic Chicken and Potatoes won’t let you down! The tender chicken pieces pair beautifully with crispy potatoes for an irresistibly satisfying combination.
Rice makes for the ideal balance of salty and sweet flavors with citrus accents to recreate a Mediterranean meal. Add additional flair by using different herbs or spices, fresh lemon juice, or crushed red pepper flakes.
This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, and easily adaptable by replacing butter with coconut milk or Greek yogurt. Feel free to customize with more veggies if desired!
At our house, this recipe is an absolute favorite and one of its greatest virtues is how simple and quick preparation can be. In just 15 minutes or less, it can be completed, making dinner much less of a headache when you arrive home from work!
Slow Cooker Butter Chicken
If you love creamy chicken and vegetables, this slow cooker dish may just be for you! Easy prep work means dinnertime will come quickly!
Starting off the process requires creating an easy roux. Simply melt some butter, whisk in flour until a paste-like texture develops, add milk and cream, simmer, then strain out until thickened.
Once your dish has reached a creamy consistency, add frozen peas and mix well before ladling it out into bowls and topping with biscuits for a delectable, comforting meal.
This one-pot crock pot meal is perfect for busy weeknights! Quick, healthy, and low in calories, it features lean chicken breasts, brown rice, and fresh vegetables in one delicious package!
Make it your own by switching up the seasonings used. For instance, using cayenne pepper in place of garlic powder creates a spicy option while leaving out onion and celery makes this vegetarian-friendly dish.
My freezer always contains at least a couple containers of leftover chicken for easy meal planning when time is short or effort is limited. It saves me both effort and time when it comes time to make something from scratch!
Slow cooking a whole chicken is an economical and versatile way to use the slow cooker, providing meals throughout the week for multiple meals at once. Furthermore, its versatile nature means it can be used in numerous recipes like this delicious slow cooker butter chicken.
Make this dish ahead of time to have an easy and delicious dinner ready when you get home from work! Plus, freeze any leftovers in small containers for easy lunchbox storage!
Slow cooker soup is easy to prepare and only takes 4 hours of slow cooking time in your crockpot! Simply combine all of the ingredients with broth until a delicious stew forms; fresh herbs, veggies and chicken combine perfectly to give this soup its unique hearty taste.