If you’re having slow cooker envy, it ends here. From Cream of Mushroom chicken crockpot to chicken parmesan, we have easy, executable recipes that you can brag about later. Consider us, and your crockpot, your best friends for making family meals that everyone will devour. Scroll through the recipes to get your next meal plan.
Crock Pot Lemon Chicken
Spice up your usual chicken dinner with a super easy, no-stress lemon chicken recipe, which pairs perfectly with jasmine rice and sautéed veggies. You can even use the leftovers for sandwiches the next day! Get the recipe here.
Honey Crispy Chicken
Skip the takeout the next time you’re craving Chinese food—this crispy chicken recipe from Crockpot Gourmet is much healthier, and it’s sure to be a hit with even picky kiddos.
For a simple but comforting meal, try this quick recipe, adapted from Easy Crock Pot Recipes:
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/4 c flour (swap cornstarch for flour to make it gluten-free)
1 box of sliced mushrooms
Salt, pepper and paprika
1. Rinse chicken breasts. Sprinkle salt, pepper and paprika on BOTH sides. Place in crock pot.
2. Mix other ingredients together. Add to crock pot. Cook on LOW 6-8 hours.
3. Serve over pasta or rice if desired.
Crock Pot Chicken from Heaven
For an easy dinner, nothing beats relying on your crock pot. This crock pot dinner recipe—from Phyllis Good’s new book, Stock the Crock—is truly a slice of heaven. Convenient, delicious and adaptable to Paleo diets, we’re betting this recipe will soon become a part of your nightly rotation. Grab the recipe by clicking here.
Soy Sauce Chicken
This soy sauce chicken recipe couldn’t be simpler—you’ll only need five ingredients. Served with a side of rice and some broccoli, a delicious dinner will be on the table in the blink of an eye. Grab the recipe by clicking here.
Believe it or not, you can roast an entire chicken in the crock pot, and it’s actually pretty easy. This recipe from Our Family Eats makes for a delicious and juicy chicken. Get the recipe by clicking here.
Treat the family's taste buds to a yummy batch of posole. The best part? The leftovers get better and better over the next few days (so making lunches will be a breeze!). To get the recipe, click here.
Teriyaki is always a kid favorite, and this recipe from Our Little Acre is no exception. Made with just five ingredients, it’s easy to throw together in the crock pot. Snag the recipe by clicking here.
Lemon Chicken Pitas
Put anything in a pita, and our kids are on board. This Greek-inspired recipe from Leah’s Thoughts is bound to be a hit. Topped with tzatziki sauce, tomatoes and onion, you’ll be happy to come home to this meal. To get the recipe, click here.
Your littles will love this dairy-free butter chicken from One Lovely Life. The creamy, flavorful sauce, paired with rice or quinoa, is sure to have the whole fam asking for seconds. To snag the recipe, click here.
Skip the tortillas and make this tasty taco soup to switch things up. Beans, veggies and chicken make up the base of the soup, and you can top it off with shredded cheese, chips or guacamole. To grab the recipe, click here.
Chicken and Dumplings
Bacon-Wrapped Apple Barbecue Chicken
Just in case barbecue chicken wasn’t tasty enough already, this recipe from MomsWhoThink ups the ante by wrapping it in bacon and pairing it with apples. This one is bound to become a weeknight favorite. Click here to get the recipe.
BBQ Chicken Nachos
Rosemary Chicken with Butternut Squash
There's nothing quite like the combo of butternut squash and rosemary to make a meal seem less than ordinary. The secret to making this savory dish from GI 365, is adding a can of soup to make it both creamy and satisfying without a lot of extra work. Click here to get the recipe.
This simplified take on chicken parm from Baking & Creating with Avril is bound to be a hit with picky kiddos. It skips the breading process, making it a healthier and quicker version than the original. To find out how it’s made, click here.
Honey Soy Chicken
For an instant family fave, make this Asian-inspired recipe from Shared Appetite. Savory soy sauce and tart pineapple juice come together to make a super tasty sauce for the chicken. Drooling yet? Grab the recipe by clicking here.
Tuscan Chicken and Beans
Served over rice or pasta, this recipe adapted from Moms with Crockpots makes for a lightning-fast weeknight meal. It’s a smart way to use those cans of beans and tomatoes hanging out at the back of your pantry, too. Click here to get the recipe.
For a Mexican-inspired dish that comes together in no time, you’ve got to try this chicken verde from A Little Yumminess. Tomatillo salsa is the secret ingredient here to add a hint of spiciness and give the chicken its green color. To grab the recipe, click here.
Gluten-Free Sweet and Sour Chicken
Instead of ordering takeout, try out The Family Chef’s gluten-free take on a favorite Chinese dish. There are veggies in the mix too, so you can just make a side of rice for a balanced and tasty meal. Get the recipe by clicking here.
Green Chicken Chili
For a fun twist on chili, try this fantastic recipe from Slow Cooker Gourmet. With salsa verde, fresh corn and white beans, it’s super hearty and delicious topped with sour cream or tortilla chips. Grab the recipe by clicking here.
Chicken and Gravy
This filling dish is more prep than fuss thanks to this foolproof recipe from Sarah Olson’s cookbook. Served on top of mashed potatoes and bread, it doesn’t get much more comfort food than this. Find out how it’s made by clicking here.
Chicken Pot Pie Stew
If you’re craving chicken pot pie but don’t have the time to whip up a pie crust, this genius recipe from Paper/Plates Blog is your solution. Filled with all the good stuff (think chicken thighs, veggies and lots of gravy), comfort food has never tasted better. To get the recipe, click here.
Chicken with Balsamic and Tomatoes
Pop some tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and chicken in the crockpot with a few herbs and you’ll come home to an amazingly hearty meal. We love this recipe from Mom’s Kitchen Handbook, and chances are your family will feel the same way. Click here to get all the details.
Chicken with Grapes
Chicken and grapes might sound like a strange combination, but this recipe from Dash marries the two perfectly. Add simmered tomatoes, chickpeas and butternut squash to the cumin-spiced chicken, and you’ve got a complex and delicious meal. Get the recipe by clicking here.
What’s your favorite chicken crockpot recipe? Tell us in a comment below!