Crock-Pot Chicken Thighs 10 Ways

By McKenna Fiddler on October 13, 2016

Chicken thighs are a powerhouse ingredient. They’re protein-packed, ultra flavorful, and budget-friendly to boot. All that, paired with the utility and convenience of your slow cooker? That’s what we like to call a no-brainer. Check out these 10 anything-but-boring ways to cook up your next chicken dinner.


Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

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Like many of the chicken recipes on the list, this variation pairs perfectly with a side of rice. Hardly gets more budget-friendly than that!



Slow Cooker Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken

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This Mexican-inspired take calls for plenty of fresh cilantro and lime for garnish.

The Recipe Critic


Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

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This classic Indian comfort food cooks up beautifully in a slow cooker. Just don't forget the naan. Never forget the naan.

Recipes That Crock


Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs with Creamy Lemon Sauce

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Imagine a serving of this spooned atop of a tangle of pasta, then finished with freshly grated Parmesan. Swoon, right?

Slow Cooker Gourmet


Morocco Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

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These chicken thighs are slow simmered in a blend of onions, olives, tomatoes and plenty of Moroccan spices. Best served over a bed of couscous.

Immaculate Bites


Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken

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A tropical twist on weeknight chicken dinner! This savory sweet sauce finishes up nice and thick, thanks to a hint of cornstarch.

Damn Delicious


Crock Pot Chicken Thighs with Artichoke and Sun Dried Tomatoes

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A combination of sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, and garlic make this Crock-Pot chicken feeling decadent—and more than fit for special occasions.



Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

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Looking for something a little more spoon-friendly? Use your chicken thighs to bulk up a batch of slow-cooked chili.

My Natural Family


Slow Cooker Creamy Southwestern Chicken (Paleo and Whole30)

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The creamy quality in this chicken dish comes courtesy of coconut milk or coconut cream. No dairy in sight.



Slow Cooker Chicken Potato Corn Chowder

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Another spoon-friendly comfort you can cook up right in your Crock-Pot!

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