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10 Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes for Effortless Suppers That Really Satisfy

These dishes practically cook themselves!

We love our slow cooker — it’s perfect for those days when you want a home-cooked meal but simply don’t have the time. Who doesn’t love walking through the door and being greeted by a delicious dinner that’s already done? To make it even easier on you, we’ve gathered our favorite slow-cooker chicken recipes from the Woman’s World test kitchen. From hearty soups to spicy stews and even whole “roasted” chickens, there’s a dish to satisfy whatever you’re cravings!

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1. Chicken and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya (Slow cooker chicken recipes)
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This set-it-and-forget-it twist on a Louisiana fave is guaranteed to satisfy.

2. Chicken Curry Soup

Chicken Curry Soup (Slow cooker chicken recipes)
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We used broken spaghetti to add texture to this main — sub in any pasta shape you have on hand or even 1 ½ cups cooked white rice.

3. Tamale Casserole

Tamale Casserole (Slow cooker chicken recipes)
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Convenient corn muffin mix creates the base for this layered delight that preps in just 20 minutes.

4. Chicken Vegetable Soup

Chicken Vegetable Soup (Slow cooker chicken recipes)
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A splash of fresh lemon juice adds bright flavor to this comforting soup made even better for you with low-sodium broth.

5. Lemon-Paprika “Rotisserie” Chicken

Lemon-Paprika “Rotisserie” Chicken (Slow cooker chicken recipes)
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Our 3-ingredient compound butter infuses the meat with incredible flavor as it slow roasts for an effortlessly scrumptious start to a celebration-worthy meal.

6. Chicken Barley Stew

Barley Chicken Stew (Slow cooker chicken recipes)
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We swapped rice for barley and used boneless, skinless chicken thighs in this hearty meal for a healthier take on stew.

7. Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

Slow-Cooker Chicken Cacciatore (Slow cooker chicken recipes)
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A dash of balsamic vinegar imparts extra richness to this saucy Italian classic.

8. Chunky Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chunky Chicken Tortilla Soup (Slow cooker chicken recipes)
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Loaded with black beans, chicken and vegetables, this warming delight would be even heartier with white rice stirred in.

9. Garlic-Thyme Slow-Cooker Chicken

Garlic-Thyme Slow-Cooker Chicken (Slow cooker chicken recipes)
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This slow-cooker roast comes out extra juicy and tender, setting the stage for a deliciously good-for-you meal the whole family will love.

10. Slow-Cooker Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Slow -Cooker Chicken Gnocchi Soup (Slow cooker chicken recipes)

Seasoned with pesto, our soup-er meal really satisfies, thanks to tender chicken and tiny potato dumplings.

For more cozy one-pot recipes, click through the links below:

Crockpot Scalloped Potatoes Are a Taste of Creamy Comfort — Easy Recipe Really Wows

Slow-Cooker Kung Pao Beef: This Easy Recipe Is Sweet, Tangy & Way Cheaper Than Takeout

These Teriyaki Short Ribs Are Tender and Delicious + So Easy to Make in a Slow Cooker

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