Figuring out what to make for dinner always seems to end up being more complicated than it needs to be. It’s a challenge to get something everyone likes on the table at just the right time. However, there is one tool we’ve loved for ages that takes out some of the guesswork: the slow cooker. The slow cooker can transform almost anything, from frozen chicken thighs to spins on classic favorites , there’s just no telling all that this kitchen appliance can do. Its super power, however, might just be transforming your everyday chicken breast into a delicious, flavorful bite that everyone at your table will enjoy. We know you might question how this cut of white meat can become a melt-in-your-mouth moment, but cooking the meat low and slow allows for the flavors to sink in, and for the meat to basically fall right off the bone. We’ve pulled together a handful of our favorite slow-cooker recipes that transform the chicken breast into a delicious meal. From tacos to spaghetti to even your favorite buffalo dip, we’ve got you covered no matter how hungry your family may be.
The secret to this Slow-Cooker Chicken is to pop it in the broiler at the end to get the skin extra crispy. This recipe uses the whole chicken, but the breast is really the star of this dish. Serve with a side of rice and veggies or serve on top of a salad for a full meal.
This recipe only takes 20 minutes of prep time, and the results are just what you need for a weeknight meal, or really, several weeknight meals. With 6-8 servings, this chicken dish will give you plenty of leftovers for your family to enjoy.
Let's face it, Chicken And Dumplings holds a special place in every Southerners heart, and this version might just be the easiest way to get your fix. In just three steps, you've got yourself a dinner that's sure to satisfy.
This bright, lemony dish is perfect for a light, refreshing dinner. To finish the dish, you reduce the cooking liquid into a delicious sauce.
A cup of chicken soup soothes the soul, and this particular recipe is full of nutrients that are sure to make you feel good. Everything from chicken breasts and sweet potatoes to cream and hot sauce make this dish check all the boxes and then some.
You brown this chicken in a skillet before you throw it into the slow cooker to ensure all those flavors are baked in from the start.
Buffalo Chicken Dip will always be a fan favorite, and the fact that it can be cooked in a slow cooker makes it even better. Serve this dip with raw carrots, celery, and your favorite tortilla chips.
This beloved dish only takes two steps to make, and yet everyone will be begging you for the recipe. Serve with a side salad, and that's all she wrote!