Slow cooker chicken dinners are a lifesaver for busy weeknights. Simply throw all of your ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning, and come home to a hot and delicious meal waiting for you at the end of the day. This collection of slow cooker chicken dinner recipes has something for everyone. From classic comfort food to more exciting flavor options. You’re sure to find a recipe that you’ll love.

Slow Cooker Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

Photo Credit: From Valerie’s Kitchen.

Creamy caesar dressing and tender shredded chicken come together to make a fuss free slow cooker meal. Your family will love these with lettuce and onions piled on top. Serve with fries, or a stemmed veggie for an easy weeknight dinner. Get the recipe: Slow cooker chicken caesar sandwiches. 

Thai Peanut Chicken

A plate of rice with Thai peanut chicken over top.
Photo Credit: An Edible Mosaic.

No need to stop for take out, you can pop a few simple ingredients into the slow cooker, and let dinner take care of itself. This recipe makes the best Thai style peanut chicken. Serve it over rice for a take out fake out that everyone will enjoy. Get the recipe: Thai peanut chicken.

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

A whole chicken, cooked in a crockpot with lettuce and lemons surrounding.
Photo Credit: The Slow Roasted Italian.

Get the tasty flavor of a slow roasted whole chicken on the table, any night of the week with this easy recipe. Your family will love coming home to this aromatic meal with fall off the bone, tender meat. Serve with a veggie and potatoes for an easy comfort food dinner. Get the recipe:  Slow cooker whole chicken.

Chicken Teriyaki

Bowls of chicken teriyaki over rice with sesame seeds and green onions.
Photo Credit: Chew Out Loud.

Everyone loves chicken teriyaki, so why not make it in the slow cooker? This recipe is so easy, and tastes great served over rice or noodles. Don’t be surprised when your family requests this dish again in the near future. Get the recipe: Chicken teriyaki.

Tuscan Chicken Tortellini

A bowl of creamy Tuscan chicken tortellini with sun dried tomatoes.
Photo Credit: Busy Day Dinners.

Bring the flavor of Tuscany to your table with this easy, cheesy dish. With tender chicken and pasta, with a creamy sauce, you will love this fuss free crockpot recipe from the first bite. Get the recipe: Tuscan chicken tortellini.

Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken

A bowl of saucy chicken with cashews.
Photo Credit: xoxo Bella.

Bring a sweet and spicy dish to the table tonight with this homemade slow cooker cashew chicken. You can dump your ingredients into the slow cooker, set it, and forget it until you’re ready for dinner. Get the recipe: Slow cooker cashew chicken.

Angel Chicken

Creamy chicken over angel hair pasta.
Photo Credit: Mom Foodie.

This dump and go chicken dinner combines tender chicken, the creamiest sauce, and angel hair pasta. You will love this easy dish after a long day when comfort food is required, but you don’t have the time to fuss in the kitchen. Get the recipe: Angel chicken.

Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken

A plate of chicken with creamy tomato basil sauce.
Photo Credit: The Peasants Daughter.

This creamy tomato basil chicken is so delicious, and easy! You can pop a few simple, wholesome ingredients into the crockpot and come home to a fragrant and flavorful dinner after a long day at work. Get the recipe:  Creamy tomato basil chicken.

BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

A sandwich of bbq shredded chicken with coleslaw.
Photo Credit: Life As a Strawberry.

These tangy bbq chicken sandwiches are so good that you are going to hope for leftovers for lunch the next day. Pile these saucy sandwiches on a bun with plenty of coleslaw and serve with fries for a delicious crockpot chicken dinner option. Get the recipe:  BBQ chicken sandwiches.

Crockpot Cheesy Chicken and Rice

A plate of chicken and rice with cheese.
Photo Credit: The Slow Roasted Italian.

A classic like chicken and rice is always a good idea for a fuss free slow cooker dinner. This recipe adds plenty of cheese to the mix to have your family coming back for seconds. Get the recipe: Crockpot cheesy chicken and rice.

Maricruz Avalos Flores is a Mexican cook and photographer living in Italy where she shares authentic Mexican & Italian recipes that can be easily made at home using easy-to-find ingredients.

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