If you’re looking for new family-friendly dinner options that are easy, well balanced, and nutritious, these 15 Healthy Crockpot Chicken Recipes are just the type of recipes you need! These recipes are full of flavor, great for make ahead, and are made from simple, real-food ingredients for meals you can feel good about! 

Easy Crockpot Chicken Recipes for Every Occasion

There’s nothing more reliable than a good chicken recipe when you need a crowd-pleasing meal, and the recipes in this collection are lifesavers on hectic days. Made in the crockpot, each slow cooker chicken recipe here requires minimal prep work, meaning they can be prepared in the morning and will be waiting for you when it’s time to eat later. Dinner doesn’t get better than that! 

Plus, we’ve rounded up all our favorites to provide a wide variety of tastes, textures, and ingredients to fit all your dietary and taste preferences. Whether you’re looking for a way to spice up your Taco Tuesday, need something you can bring to a potluck, or are just looking for a new option to add to your weekly meal prep, we’ve got you covered with these 15 healthy crockpot chicken recipes! 

Nutrition Spotlight: Chicken

This versatile protein comes in many cuts and is a budget-friendly ingredient that’s also a healthful addition to meals. Due to its fairly neutral flavor, chicken tastes great is so many styles of cooking, including sheet pan meals, casseroles, skillet dinners, and more. 

Chicken is a complete protein and a rich source of B vitamins and some minerals. The nutrients in chicken help with: 

muscle building and repair
feelings satisfied from meals
supporting immune functions
improving bone health

Fill Your Freezer With Healthy Meals

Need some done-ahead meals that are ready to go on your busiest nights? Our Dinner-Is-Done Freezer Meal Prep Guide includes everything you need to get it done:

6 of our most popular dinner recipes reworked to go directly from the freezer to your crockpot and the freezer to your oven
Complete step-by-step instructions and checklist for your freezer prep day, freezing tips, and reheating tips
done-for-you grocery list for ultimate ease to gather your ingredients and equipment
Our tried-and-true meal prep tips so you can master this task and get your dinnertime sanity back


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15 Healthy Crockpot Chicken Recipes

Fresh vegetables, warm spices, and Greek yogurt combine to create a bold, Indian-inspired butter chicken recipe that’s full of flavor, creamy in texture, and perfect for serving over a bed of fluffy rice or cauliflower rice.  

Egg Free Paleo 

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If you’re looking for an easy yet insanely delicious meal the whole family will love, look no further than these Slow Cooker Dijon-Thyme Chicken Legs. They’re made with budget-friendly chicken legs and pair perfectly with mashed potatoes for a dinner even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy. 

Whole30