10 Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes That Make Us Want To Stay In

Photo: Courtesy of Pinch of Yum.
Cooking poultry can be boring. And when you've reached your limit on baked chicken breasts and breaded thighs, where's a jaded chicken chef to turn? To ye old faithful slow cooker — or Crockpot. Whatever you call it, these brilliant meal-making devices were born to boost lackluster chicken dishes to legendary levels of stewed stardom. This may sound a bit extreme, but hear us out.

Don't fall prey to repeating those dry and dull recipes that you've been whipping up just because they're "fast" and "easy" — let your slow cookers do the work for you. Check out the 10 recipes aheads that span way beyond a sheet pan and your oven. Head onwards and upwards to pastas, soups, stews, and more.
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Photo: Courtesy of Pinch of Yum.
Crockpot Chicken Gnocchi Soup
Now you'll never have to decide between a pasta, soup, or chicken dish again.
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Photo: Courtesy of Damn Delicious.
Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken & Potatoes
There's nothing quite like topping your chicken with a whole bunch of garlic and Parm, then just setting it and forgetting it.
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Photo: Courtesy of Chelsea's Messy Apron.
Crockpot Chicken Alfredo Pasta With Broccoli
Pasta a la crockpot makes for one creamy dreamy dinner dish.
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Photo: Courtesy of One Lovely Life.
Slow Cooker Butter Chicken
Serve this slow cooker butter chicken over your favorite grain (we're thinking some coconut jasmine rice).
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Photo: Courtesy of Lovely Little Kitchen.
Easy Creamy Crockpot Chicken & Rice
If it's easy and creamy, we're in.
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Photo: Courtesy of One Lovely Life.
Slow Cooker Thai Chicken & Butternut Soup
Quinoa adds an extra layer of comfort to this warm Thai chicken and butternut squash soup.
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Photo: Courtesy of Pinch of Yum.
Queso Crockpot Chicken Chili With Roasted Corn & Jalapeño
We'll be dunking some tortilla chips in this and calling it a night.
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Photo: Courtesy of Damn Delicious.
Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Pasta
What's better than oven-baked ziti? Baked chicken penne in a slower cooker.
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Photo: Courtesy of One Lovely Life.
Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala
Tenderize your chicken tikka masala in a slow cooker.
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Photo: Courtesy of Lovely Little Kitchen.
Creamy Crockpot White Chicken Chili
This creamy white chicken chili goes perfectly with a squeeze of lime and a dollop of sliced avocado.
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