These easy chicken recipes have just a handful of ingredients and are perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. All of these five-ingredient recipes start with chicken and other simple ingredients and end with you serving a weeknight meal that the entire family will love.
- Easy 5-ingredient slow cooker recipes
- 5 Ingredient Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken
- Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken
- Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken
- 5 INGREDIENT SLOW COOKER CHICKEN LEGS
- Slow Cooker Nacho Chicken
- Crockpot Italian Chicken
- Slow Cooker Mongolian Chicken
- Crockpot Lemon Chicken
- Slow Cooker Olive Garden Chicken
- Slow Cooker Coca-Cola Chicken
- SLOW COOKER CHICKEN & POTATOES
- Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken
- SLOW COOKER CHICKEN TERIYAKI
- Slow cooker baked chicken thighs with rice
- Printable Recipe Card
- Sarah Mock
Easy 5-ingredient slow cooker recipes
5 Ingredient Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken
This healthy 5 ingredient crock pot chicken tastes better than take-out and takes NO time to throw together. It’s not overly powerful, and you’re left with a generous amount of sauce to pour on top! It’s been really wonderful having left-overs around the house.
Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken
Once you have prepared your shredded chicken you can now add it to chicken tacos, taco salad, pizza toppings, chilled on top of salads, sandwiches, wraps, the start of a delicious chicken salad, on nachos or in place of plain chicken for buffalo chicken dip.
Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken
Slow cooker Mississippi chicken is a delicious combination of boneless skinless chicken breasts, Ranch dressing mix, Au Jus mix, pepperoncini peppers and juice and butter cooked to tender perfection.
5 INGREDIENT SLOW COOKER CHICKEN LEGS
This meal is super simple and a major crowd pleaser, and it all comes together with 10 minutes of prep time, 5 ingredients, and a slow cooker. Slow cooker chicken drumsticks are going to be a super easy kid-friendly meal that makes it onto your meal rotation in no time!
Slow Cooker Nacho Chicken
Makes a great taco or burrito filling or you can top nachos with it along with cilantro lime rice, black beans, sour cream and a little bit of lime juice. Don't forget the homemade salsa and a couple tablespoons of sriracha if you need to adjust the spice levels.
Crockpot Italian Chicken
This easy slow cooker recipe is flavored with decadent cream cheese and mouthwatering Italian dressing seasoning. It’s a delicious weeknight dinner that your whole family will be begging you to make again!
Slow Cooker Mongolian Chicken
Slow Cooker Mongolian Chicken is a set it and forget it five ingredient recipe that is sweet, spicy, and full of garlic and ginger flavors! Use a low sodium soy sauce to save on salt and don't forget to garnish with finely sliced green onions.
Crockpot Lemon Chicken
This Crockpot Lemon Chicken is so easy and perfect for a busy weeknight. This 4 ingredient, slow chicken dinner is amazingly flavorful and sure to be your new favorite meal. Serve with vegetables and ready to serve rice for a fast healthy dinner!
Slow Cooker Olive Garden Chicken
This creamy pasta dish, full of fall apart slow cooked chicken, works great with penne pasta but also can be eaten on its own for a carb free dinner. Combining world famous Olive Garden dressing, which has all the flavor, this chicken is a dump and go recipe that makes it perfect for expected busy weeknights.
Slow Cooker Coca-Cola Chicken
Tender chicken slowly simmered in a tangy sauce makes this slow cooker coke chicken an amazing and flavorful choice the next time you are looking for easy recipes. During cooking, the barbecue sauce and soda infuse the chicken with a sweet and smoky flavor that can’t be beat.
SLOW COOKER CHICKEN & POTATOES
The base recipe only takes 5 ingredients too. There are several ideas for optional ingredients. And you can mix and match them with your own ideas for an amazingly delicious, SIMPLE crockpot meal.
Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken
This recipe has cranberry sauce, french dressing, and chicken that combine to make a sweet and tangy chicken dinner. There is no prep before or after and the dish is fail-proof. The juicy chicken cooks in the sauce and makes a simple and flavorful dinner the whole family will enjoy.
SLOW COOKER CHICKEN TERIYAKI
Just load it all in your slow cooker in the morning and be ready for a healthy delicious meal on the table at dinner time. We love it serve over brown rice with steamed broccoli. But adding other vegetables like green beans, carrots and sweet bell peppers are great as well. Don't forget to thicken the teriyaki sauce with the corn starch slurry.
Slow cooker baked chicken thighs with rice
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5 Ingredient Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe
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Sarah Mock is a classically trained Chef and graduate of Johnson & Wales University. A culinary blogger for 13 years Sarah helps the home cook prepare her recipes with professional results.