Here are 10 of our favorite crockpot recipes with chicken breast. From chicken lettuce wraps to pulled chicken and cheesy chicken and rice, there’s a delicious slow cooker meal waiting for you in this post!
I love crockpot recipes! I mean, who likes to sit in a hot kitchen for hours when you can pack in the ingredients, set the timer, and walk away knowing you will have a wonderfully cooked meal to come back to?
Chicken breast meals are a cinch to make in a crockpot or slow cooker so today I am bringing you 10 of our most popular crockpot recipes with chicken breast as the main ingredient. I hope you love them!
Why Eat Chicken?
In case you need another reason to eat chicken breasts, you should know it’s a good healthy lean protein that is extremely versatile.
Web MD states, “chicken makes a fantastic substitute for red meats. A great source of protein, the meat has been linked to a variety of health benefits.” With facts like that, you’re going to have to make every one of these crockpot recipes with chicken breast!
10 Great Crockpot Recipes With Chicken Breast
Crock Pot Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe
This is such an amazingly easy takeout alternative. With this , the breasts are cooked in a that includes honey, , and . Once they’re nice and tender, you simply serve your shredded chicken in an iceberg lettuce wrap (like a tortilla but healthy), with a sprinkle of chopped green onion and crunchy chow mein noodles. So easy but so good! I also have a slightly different non-crockpot version of this recipe too.
Crock Pot Chicken and Cornbread Dressing
There is nothing like a serving of moist and delicious Southern cornbread dressing for Thanksgiving. But you don’t have to wait until the holidays to enjoy this crockpot chicken and cornbread dressing recipe. In the crockpot, you’ll find an enticing combination of cornbread, cream of chicken soup, grounded sage, chopped turkey or chicken breast, onion, and boiled eggs. Serve this with some extra chicken or turkey, a side of cranberry sauce, and some fresh green beans.
Chicken Fajitas in the Crock Pot
This chicken fajitas in the crockpot recipe is the perfect choice for Taco Tuesday. It features chicken, peppers, and onions mixed in a homemade fajita seasoning that will blow your mind. Serve your tender and flavorful chicken fajitas in tortillas with your favorite toppings, like shredded , guacamole, and sour cream.
Crockpot Cashew Chicken
This crockpot cashew chicken is a takeout favorite that’s so easy to make at home. For this recipe, I use teriyaki marinade and sauce to flavor my boneless chicken breast. and cashews in the and serve it with white or brown rice and your favorite vegetables.
Cheesy Chicken and Rice (Crockpot Version)
Let me introduce you to one of Southern Plate’s most popular recipes of all time. Featuring flavorful Zatarain rice, cream of chicken soup, and gooey cheese, this crockpot cheesy chicken and rice recipe is a scrumptiously easy weeknight dinner option. I also have a non-crockpot version of this recipe.
Italian Chicken and Potatoes A Simple Crock Pot Meal
This Italian chicken and potatoes recipe is so simple to make. But the Italian seasoning and dressing combination that coats the chicken breast and baby red potatoes is so flavorful.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Wild Rice
You only need four ingredients to make this slow cooker chicken and wild rice dish: chicken breasts, cream of mushroom soup, an onion, and a box of long grain and wild rice with seasonings. It’s quick, easy, and most importantly, a crowd-pleaser.
Crockpot Chicken Tetrazzini
One of my family’s favorite crockpot recipes with chicken breast is this chicken tetrazzini. The sauce is a delectable combination of cream of chicken soup, cream cheese, butter, minced garlic, and Italian dressing mix. Talk about creamy! Serve your saucy over your pasta of choice (I recommend linguini or zucchini noodles for a low-carb option) and a side of garlic bread to soak up the creamy sauce.
Slow Cooker Angel Chicken
Speaking of delicious chicken and pasta recipes, this easy slow cooker chicken recipe is also a creamy comfort food dish. The chicken breast is slow-cooked in a sauce that is similar to the recipe above but includes Italian dressing, chicken broth, golden mushroom soup, and cream cheese. As the name suggests, serve your chicken over angel hair pasta.
North Alabama-Style Pulled BBQ Chicken
This is a chicken version of the barbecue pulled pork you find at just about every BBQ joint in North Alabama. It’s seasoned with a juicy sauce that includes apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, hot sauce, and crushed red pepper flakes. You can also toss the in our famous Alabama white bbq sauce. After 5 hours in the slow cooker, the cooked chicken will be so deliciously tender. Serve it on a bun with coleslaw or alongside some baked beans.
huh never done chicken in crock pot as thought would be mushy but these sound tasty. Will have tyo convert to my insapot though as crockpot too slow for me and hate leaving something on counter all day after insident with glass lids shatering and came home to a huge mess
I think I’m gonna try that cashew chicken ASAP! I have wanted to try your Angel chicken for a long time too! I have seen the chicken and dressing recipe a lot online lately. I’ve made it in the oven but never the crockpot. I guess I need to try that way next time!!
I enjoy tomato bbq sauce but that Alabama white bbq sauce sounds good.
Can’t wait to make the Crockpot Chicken Tetrazzini!
Those all look so good! A quick way I use to shred the cooked chicken is to use a potato masher, giving the masher a twist as I work.
Great selections! My husband gets so tired of eating chicken so I’m excited to have new recipes.
Thank you so much for these! I found several I am going to try!