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Our Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

Try one of our slow cooker chicken recipes for dinner tonight. Each recipe features bold flavor and delicious chicken -- and you don't have to spend all day in the kitchen. With zesty chicken chili, hot and spicy chicken wings, and more, the perfect slow cooker dinner is here to dazzle your chicken-loving crowd.

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    • Cuban Arroz con Pollo

      Give your chicken dinner rock-star treatment by bubbling it in a colorful blend of peppers, olives, peas, and -- of course -- a sassy slew of seasonings. Anchiote powder gives this dinner recipe its brilliant red hue.

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    • Chicken Pot Pie

      Warm and cozy chicken pot pie doesn't have to be tedious. Throw a mixture of frozen and fresh vegetables into your slow cooker along with skinless, boneless chicken thighs and a broth-base gravy. The rich result only gets better with crispy piecrust dippers.

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    • Curried Chicken

      Love Indian food? You'll swoon over this curry-spiced chicken. The secret to its hot, golden glaze: jalapenos and cayenne. The flamin' duo make a kickin' chicken dinner.

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    • Moo Shu Chicken

      Infuse tender chicken thighs with international flavor with the help of hoisin sauce, sesame oil, and soy sauce. Pair the slow-simmered poultry with crunchy shredded cabbage and carrots, then wrap in a whole wheat flour tortilla.

    • Must-Have Tips: Delicious Slow Cooker Chicken

      Even if you're a slow cooker pro, our easy tips will improve your skills and make your next slow-cooked chicken dish even better.

    • Teriyaki Chicken

      It's true: Homemade can be better than takeout. Made fresh in the comfort of your slow cooker, this popular Asian chicken recipe calls for easy, authentic ingredients like soy sauce and colorful bok choy -- and has far fewer calories.

    • Jamaican Jerk Chicken Sliders with Pineapple Salsa

      Serve up some fun in a bun with these slow-cooked sliders. The mini sandwiches feature Jamaican jerk-seasoned shredded chicken under a pile of sweet-and-spicy jalapeno-pineapple salsa.

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    • Greek Oregano Chicken with Spinach, Orzo, and Grape Tomatoes

      A rich rub of oregano, parsley, and basil coats chicken breast halves before being simmered with frozen spinach and grape tomatoes. Finish the healthy Greek dinner with a bed of cooked orzo pasta and grated Parmesan cheese.

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    • Philippine Chicken Adobo with Smashed Sweet Potatoes

      Marinated in a rich combination of rice vinegar, soy sauce, and coconut milk, adobo is a classic Philippine dish with global appeal. Sweet potatoes and skillet-browned chicken cook together in your slow cooker for an all-in-one meal.

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      Mango Chicken Tinga

      For a tropical take on slow cooker chicken, try our luscious, fruit-infused chicken tinga. A spicy medley of cinnamon, ginger, and chipotle pepper perks up the chicken, while mango nectar and fresh pineapple ensure a juicy sweetness.

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      Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

      Tender shrimp adds a dose of Cajun persuasion to juicy, fall-off-the-bone chicken. An easy sauce of tomato and seasonings infuses the slow-cooked chicken with a taste of the Caribbean.

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      French Chicken Stew

      The keys to rustic French cooking are fresh ingredients and simple flavors. Thyme and herbes de Provence bring their subtle ambrosial flavors to chicken and fresh vegetables in this simply delicious slow cooker recipe.

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      Garlic Chicken with Artichokes

      Garlic-lovers, unite! The over-the-top blend of 12 garlic cloves, delicate herbs, and fresh lemon results in a slow cooker chicken recipe that's made even richer with tangy, nutty artichoke hearts.

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      Cuban Chicken

      A saucy combo of chile peppers, fresh veggies, and broth soaks slow cooker chicken with spicy Cuban flavor. Spritz lime over the dish right before serving to make the savory flavors pop.

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      Italian Braised Chicken with Fennel and Cannellini

      Cannellini beans, tender chicken, and yellow sweet peppers make this a warm, hearty meal that's low in calories and high in protein. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley before serving.

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      Tomatillo Chicken Soup

      Tomatillos, jalapenos, and lime juice give this slow cooker chicken soup recipe a Mexican twist. Top the cozy dinner with sour cream, chopped green peppers, and tortilla chips.

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      Buffalo Chicken Drumsticks with Blue Cheese Dip

      Here's a game-day recipe the whole crowd will love. The creamy four-ingredient dip cools the heat of the spicy slow-simmered chicken.

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      Cashew Chicken

      Almost as easy as takeout, this savory slow cooker dish is delicious to unwind with at the end of a hectic weekday. Condensed mushroom soup flavors a variety of stir-fry vegetables and chicken tenders, while cashews give the international cuisine a bit of crunch.

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      Slow Cooker Indian Chicken Stew

      The exotic flavors of aromatic curry and ground ginger blend in this colorful, easy meal. Serve it over basmati rice for an authentic taste of India.

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      Chicken Cassoulet-Style Soup

      Cassoulet, a slow-cooked pork and bean casserole that originated in the South of France, is the perfect dish for a chilly autumn evening. Try our simple six-ingredient version that features chicken, turkey sausage, and a dash of oregano.

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      Watch our Test Kitchen chefs share their best tips and tricks for cooking with a slow cooker, including budget meal ideas and ingredient-layering techniques.

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      Herbed Chicken and Mushrooms

      Chicken and herbs bring out the bright flavors in this pasta dish. Get creative and personalize your plate with a variety of mushrooms.

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      In-a-Hurry Chicken Curry

      Fifteen minutes is all you need to toss together our delicious (and healthy!) five-ingredient chicken curry. Save some time by using frozen stew vegetables and condensed cream of potato soup. Garnish with fresh cilantro to top off this quick and savory meal.

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      Moroccan Chicken Stew

      Traditional Moroccan spices, such as coriander, cumin, and cinnamon, give this stew a warm, bold flavor that is balanced by sweet raisins and hearty couscous.

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      Easy Chicken Tetrazzini

      Let your slow cooker do the heavy lifting in this delicious toss-and-go meal that's perfect for busy weeknights. Serve over warm linguine, garnish with sliced green onions, and pair with crispy toasted baguette slices to complete your meal.

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      Kickin' Chicken Chili

      With frozen veggies and pantry staples such as salsa, diced tomatoes, and cannellini beans, this zesty chicken chili is convenient and delicious.

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      Hot and Spicy Braised Peanut Chicken

      Chicken thighs and vegetables slow-cook with a blend of Thai spices to create a rich and satisfying supper. Complete the aromatic meal with hot rice and chopped peanuts.

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      Slow-Cooked Moroccan Chicken

      Add Moroccan-inspired flavor to slow-simmered chicken thighs with a dash of curry and cinnamon. The spices are the perfect complement to plums, baby carrots, and onion.

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      Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas

      Tender shredded chicken, zesty barbecue sauce, chile peppers, green onion, and lots of cheese fill flour quesadillas. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

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      Chicken and White Bean Stew

      Bottled Alfredo sauce lends a creamy texture to this hearty stew featuring chicken thighs. Green chile peppers add a touch of heat.

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      Saucy Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

      Slow-simmering makes this tangy sweet-and-sour chicken melt in your mouth. Serve it with vegetable-fried rice.

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      Sloppy Chicken Joes

      The filling for this crowd-pleaser takes 15 minutes of prep time, then simmers in your slow cooker all day, making it an ideal supper for a busy weeknight.

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      Caramelized Onion, Walnut, and Cilantro Chicken Salad

      Layer creamy chicken salad with fresh spinach leaves and juicy tomato slices on toasted sourdough bread for an easy lunch or dinner option. Whole peppercorns, thyme sprigs, parsley stems, bay leaves, and garlic give the poultry mouthwatering flavor.

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      Coq au Vin Stew

      Beefy onion soup mix and red wine combine with chicken thighs, mushrooms, and onions for a stew that's luscious and comforting on a cold, wintry day.

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      Creamed Chicken and Corn Soup

      Fill a thick and creamy broth with tender chicken, carrot, onion, corn, and celery. Top the hearty soup with salty, melt-in-your mouth bacon crumbles.

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      Chicken Chili

      This tender chicken and white kidney bean chili owes its fiery, bold flavor to a zesty mix of cumin, oregano, garlic, and jalapeno chile pepper. If you'd like, spoon the small-batch slow cooker soup into store-bought bread bowls to serve.

    • An Italian Classic in the Slow Cooker: Chicken Cacciatore
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      Cacciatore-Style Chicken

      Come home to a ready-to-eat slow cooker take on an Italian classic. This hearty chicken dish is brimming with onions, mushrooms, and seasoned tomatoes.

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      Fennel and Pear Chicken Thighs

      The licoricelike flavor of fennel makes a serendipitous match with pears. Because the fruit is dried rather than fresh, you can make this dish any time of year.

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      Chicken Tortilla Soup

      Save time by making this soup with Mexican-seasoned chicken broth and canned tomatoes. Fresh jalapenos add a touch of heat.

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      Simple Slow Cooker Sandwich Recipes

      Let your slow cooker do the work on busy weeknights. Filled with slow-simmered meats and vegetables, these delicious slow cooker sandwiches are perfect for game-time parties or a simple weeknight supper. Whether you're craving classic barbecue pulled pork sandwiches or saucy sloppy joes, you'll love adding these easy slow cooker recipes to your weeknight menu.
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