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12 Best Ever Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes + Bonus Pineapple Chicken Recipes


Chicken recipes are a dime a dozen, but how do you make truly mouth-watering slow cooker recipes for chicken?  This selection of the 12 Best Ever Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes highlights those that stand out from the crowd.  From slow cooker chicken chili to a chicken and rice slow cooker recipe, this collection of the top free slow cooker chicken recipes coveres all the bases.  If you're in the mood for something traditional, go ahead and try the Slow Chicken 'n' Rice recipe.  If you're feeling more adventurous you might want to test out the Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas.  Whatever your taste, you're sure to find something delicious in this collection of the 12 best ever slow cooker chicken recipes.

Table of Contents:

  1. Featured Recipe
  2. Chicken and Rice
  3. Chicken Chili
  4. Barbecue Chicken
  5. Chicken Soups and Stews

Featured Recipe

Creamy Herbed Chicken2

Creamy Herbed Chicken:  This creamy herbed chicken recipe packs a ton of flavor. Made with garlic and herb pasta sauce mix, this slow cooker chicken recipe goes perfect with fettuccine.

Chicken and Rice

Cashew Chicken and Rice2

  1. Slow Chicken 'n' Rice:  If you're looking for the best chicken and rice recipe, Slow Chicken 'n' Rice is it!  This easy recipe features chicken, long-grain rice and broccoli and is a great chicken and rice slow cooker recipe to share with your friends!
  2. Cashew Chicken and Rice:  Anyone who loves Asian food will appreciate this chicken and rice slow cooker recipe.  Cashew chicken and rice is one of the best recipes for chicken breasts because it perfectly combines meat, vegetables and rice.

Chicken Chili

Chicken and White Bean Chili

  1. Ground Chicken Chili:  One of the easiest slow cooker recipes for chicken is ground chicken chili.  This particular slow cooker chicken chili recipe incorporates a lot of spices for a taste that can't be matched.
  2. Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili:  Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili is one of our favorite chicken slow cooker recipes because it's so unique.  For a slow cooker chicken chili that uses white cannellini beans, this recipe is your best bet.
  3. Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili:  Slow cooker recipes for chicken can range from mild to spicy.  This Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili, made with buffalo wing sauce, will definitely get your taste buds kicking.

Barbecue Chicken

 Barbecue Pulled Chicken2

  1. Barbecue In A Bag:  For a creative spin on a barbecue chicken slow cooker recipe, try this idea for Barbecue In A Bag.  It's a cozy barbecue chicken dish that's also nutritious because it incorporates brown rice. 
  2. Barbecue Pulled Chicken:  Slow cooker chicken recipes can be low-fat while also being full of flavor.  This Barbecue Pulled Chicken slow cooker recipe is a perfect example.
  3. Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas:  For a fun take on a Mexican staple, try these Barbecue Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas.  You can buy pre-shredded chicken or shred your own for this barbecue chicken slow cooker recipe.

Chicken Soups and Stews

Chicken Noodle Soup

  1. Lazy Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup:  Slow cooker recipes for chicken soup don't get any easier than this!  Lazy Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup is great for those days when you don't feel like spending an eternity in the kitchen.
  2. Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew:  Slow cooker chicken recipes that use sweet potatoes are pretty unusual, which is why we love this Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew.  This is also a fun low-fat way to do a variation of chicken soup in a slow cooker.
  3. Rich Chicken Stew:  You'd be hard pressed to find a recipe more full of flavor than this Rich Chicken Stew.  This is the best chicken recipe we've had in a long time! 


BONUS: Pineapple Chicken Recipes

Lazy Hawaiian Chicken


For ideas on how to cook slow cooker whole chicken, check out these recipes for the Ultimate Whole Chicken in a Slow Cooker and Slow Cooker Whole Chicken with Herbs and Caramelized Onions.

For beef recipe ideas to make you in your slow cooker, check out our collection, A Cut Above: 10 Of Our 5-Star Beef Slow Cooker Recipes.



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