From crockpot chicken thighs to casseroles and soups there’s something for everyone with these healthy crockpot chicken recipes! These crockpot recipes help you skip time in the kitchen and still sit down to a delicious meal.

There is nothing easier than a set-it-and-forget-it kind of meal, especially on hectic days. Prep these healthy crockpot chicken recipes in the morning before work and come home to a cozy dinner.

With this list, you’ll find recipes for all parts of the chicken; thighs, breasts, legs, and even whole chicken recipes. This will help you save money on your grocery bill as you can buy what’s on sale and know you have a recipe for it.

So, gain some much-needed time back in your day and add a few of these crockpot chicken recipes to your weekly repertoire!

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1. Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Warm up on a cool day with this slow cooker chicken stew recipe! Easy to make and packed with cozy vegetables that the whole family loves,  this chicken stew has only 160 kcals per serving. So, not only is it healthy but it’s a great recipe for chilly, busy nights.

2. Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

A hearty, healthy recipe made in just a slow cooker. There’s only 10 minutes of prep time for this soup and it’s made so that 1 Weight Watchers point is 4 full servings. This means that you can easily eat until you’re full with this soup and still keep under your points for the day.

Shredded Chicken Sliders on white plate.

3. Crockpot Ranch Chicken

Only a few main ingredients and a healthy meal on the table when you come home. This chicken dinner is great for hectic family nights. A lighter version of a classic this chicken will still have everyone wanting seconds, and with only 192 calories per serving you can’t say no!

Weight Watchers Chicken Noodle Soup

4. Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

A classic comfort food that everyone loves. This chicken noodle soup puts any store-bought version to shame. Easy to make ahead of time and only 0-2 Weight Watchers points, this soup is loaded with healthy vegetables, healing chicken broth and cozy enough for dark nights. Whip up a batch and know it’ll become one of your favorites.

5. Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs

Completely effortless, these chicken thighs come out sweet and perfectly juicy. With only eight ingredients from your pantry, you’ll have a sweet and tangy, slightly creamy sauce on top of cooked-to-perfection chicken. Totally dairy-free this slow cooker chicken recipe is delicious served on rice or noodles.

6. Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken

The easiest way to cook a chicken this slow cooker chicken can be used with your favorite sides that night or worked into a casserole the next day. All you need is a handful of spices for this chicken to come together making it perfect for lazy Sundays. Tender, juicy, and simple make it the perfect recipe.

7. Slow Cooker Chicken Shawarma

A whole30-approved recipe that you’ll fall in love with. This chicken shawarma is cooked completely in the slow cooker and seasoned with your favorite Middle Eastern spices. It can be prepared ahead of time to make multiple meals and is an easy recipe for when you’re short on ingredients!

8. Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas

The perfect recipe to feed a crown! These chicken carnitas are cooked until juicy in the slow cooker with only 10 minutes of prep time. They have a subtle orange and garlic flavor to them and are perfect for chicken tacos or easy burrito bowls. Take your chicken to the next level of flavor with this recipe.

9. Slow Cooker Brownie Sugar Garlic Chicken

Only 5 ingredients in this chicken dinner make it great for when you’re short on time. This brown sugar chicken comes out with a crispy outer shell and totally juicy, tender meat. You can alter the flavor slightly to make a dark caramel taste or add in a bit of spice for a fiery kick. Either way, it’s a recipe you’ll keep coming back to!

10. 6 Ingredient Slow Cooker Chicken Legs

Cost-effective chicken legs slow-cooked in a tangy dry rub. This gluten-free slow cooker chicken recipe gives you all the protein and flavor you need without all the calories! Easy to make, the chicken legs are so tender they’re falling off the bone when done. A tasty recipe with a side of roasted vegetables for busy nights.

11. Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Succulent thighs and your favorite vegetables are simmered in a sticky honey garlic sauce! This healthy chicken dinner is a total one-pot meal as in it you have both potatoes and vegetables. Vary your chicken with thighs or breasts and use what you have on hand to whip up this busy night dinner.

12. Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

Delicious curry flavor simmered in coconut milk until blended and tender. This slow cooker chicken curry is comfort food for winter. With immune-boosting ingredients but easy to make, this curry can be served over steamed rice for a simple weeknight dinner. No dairy but maximum flavor!

13. Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Chicken

You probably have all the ingredients you need to make this peanut butter chicken recipe! Your favorite flavor is made into a tasty dinner. Made with chicken breasts or thighs, this peanut butter chicken is slightly sweet and will make your whole house smell amazing. Made without dairy and only 4 grams of saturated fat for an easy, healthy meal.

14. Easy Greek Chicken

Made with garlic, lemon, and oregano this Greek chicken recipe is a burst of fresh flavor on your plate! With only a handful of ingredients and 199 calories per serving this slow cooker chicken tastes great on pitas, bowls, or even salad. A great dinner you can prepare in advance and come home to a hot meal.

15. Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

The easiest meal prep recipe for crazy weeks. This teriyaki chicken comes out with a sticky sweet flavor that works on top of steamed rice, mixed into pasta, or with a side of vegetables. Easy to make and totally dairy-free and gluten-free it’s a busy weeknight meal that will save you a ton of time.

16. Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

A family staple that everyone will ask for. This chicken chili is made with basic pantry staples that come together with minimal effort. Not to mention that it stores well and can be reheated when you need it. Perfect for large gatherings this gluten-free chicken chili is comfort food made simple.

17. Crockpot Cashew Chicken

Better than takeout this cashew chicken will have you asking for second helpings! A nutty dish with a savory sauce that’s great for nights when you don’t feel like cooking. Whip it all up in your crockpot and enjoy it when you get home from work. Plus, you can season it as much as you like to bring out a bit of spicy flavor!

18. White Chicken Chili

Made with salsa verde this chicken chili is hearty and healthy but with a bit of a spicy kick to it! A great dinner for the whole family this chili can even be frozen for a make-ahead dinner or made in bulk for large gatherings. Only 224 calories in total it’s a recipe that will keep you full but not stuffed to the brim.

19. Slow Cooker Chicken Meatloaf

Tender and tasty chicken meatloaf all wrapped in a tomato glaze. This chicken dinner takes a classic flavor and gives it a healthy twist. Loaded with mushrooms, topped with a glaze sweetened with maple syrup and coming in at only 239 calories per serving this is a weeknight dinner you’ll keep coming back to.

20. Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Wings

The easiest weeknight dinner or a recipe perfect for large gatherings, these chicken wings are made to fall off the bone. This is the ideal recipe if you’ve scored a buy one get one free on chicken wings and aren’t sure what to make. It whips up easily and the chicken wings come out tender and juicy from having cooked all day.

21. Crockpot Chicken Fajitas

Loaded with flavor, these crockpot fajitas are actually whole30-approved! They’re perfect for making your own fajita night but also work on top of fresh salads and bowls for easy leftovers. A tasty meal prep recipe that’s made from a unique blend of seasonings that make perfect chicken every time.

22. Slow Cooker Honey Lime Shredded Chicken

With six ingredients and ten minutes of prep time, it doesn’t get much easier than that for a chicken dinner. This honey lime chicken comes out with a sweet but tangy flavor that’s perfect for fajita night, burrito bowls, or just mixed in with noodles. It’s a freezer-friendly slow cooker recipe that’s the perfect addition to your week.

23. Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

A comforting chicken dinner for when you need a pick me up. This chicken soup recipe is loaded with healthy vegetables. It can be dressed up with your favorite fajita toppings or eaten as-is and you’ll love it both ways. Easy to make and a tasty meal to come home and curl up with.

24. Crockpot Santa Fe Chicken

The perfect meal for busy nights, this slow cooker chicken dinner is loaded with tomatoes, cheese, and flavor that no one can refuse. It’s a filling dinner recipe in which the crockpot does all the work and all you have to do is enjoy it. Great for long days in which you just want some healthy comfort food!

Shredded Mississippi Chicken garnished with yellow pepper.

25. Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken

A Southern dish with your favorite comfort food flavor. This Mississippi chicken is smothered in a yogurt gravy but comes in at only 243 calories. Lighten up the dish by serving it on top of spaghetti squash and roasted vegetables for a complete meal you feel good about curling up with.

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25 Healthy Crockpot Chicken Recipes You Should Have on Repeat

Servings: 5
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 5 minutes
Shredded Mississippi Chicken garnished with yellow pepper.
A classic Southern slow cooker chicken with pickled peppers, gravy mix, and ranch dressing.


  • 800 g. boneless, skinless chicken breast, trimmed
  • 1 packet gravy mix, 28 g.
  • ½ cup low-fat plain yogurt, 125 ml
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth, 125 ml
  • ¾ cup sliced pickled peppers, 200 g.
  • ½ cup pickled pepper juice, 125 ml


  • Preheat the slow cooker to low. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, gravy mix, broth, pickled peppers, and pickled pepper juice. Pour the mixture into the slow cooker. Cover and cook for 4 hours, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and shred with two forks. Return the shredded chicken to the slow cooker and stir in the yogurt.
  • Serve immediately with your favorite sides.


Just 1 WW point per serving.


Serving: 255gCalories: 243kcalCarbohydrates: 9.3gProtein: 38gFat: 4.6gSaturated Fat: 1.2gCholesterol: 118mgSodium: 657mgPotassium: 657mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 5.8gCalcium: 68mgIron: 0.7mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Southern
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