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Healthy Crockpot Chicken Recipes
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Healthy Crockpot Chicken Recipes

These healthy crockpot chicken recipes will inspire you to create meal prep with your slow cooker - most sauces only contain 5 ingredients and are dump-and-go.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot chicken, dump dinner, slow cooker
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 379kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson

Ingredients

Coconut curry chicken

  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 (400mL) can coconut milk
  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped into florets
  • 2 carrots, sliced

Honey sesame chicken

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 head broccoli, chopped into florets
  • 2 carrots, sliced

Cilantro lime chicken

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, sliced

Greek chicken

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced

Marinara chicken

  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 1 (696mL) jar marinara sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper
  • 1 lb spaghetti, cooked
  • 1 zucchini, sliced

Instructions

  • Add chicken and sauce ingredients of choice to crockpot. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours. You may choose to add and cook vegetables such as bell peppers, cauliflower, zucchini, broccoli, etc. in the last remaining hour of cook time instead of the full cook time.
  • Once cook time is up, remove chicken and shred or chop. Add back to crockpot with vegetables and gently stir to combine.
  • Serve over rice or pasta (optional), as desired. Enjoy!
  • To freeze: add all ingredients to a large freezer-safe Ziploc bag and freeze up to 3 months. Defrost in the fridge overnight then add to crockpot to cook once fully defrosted.

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Nutrition

Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 791mg | Potassium: 1202mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5145IU | Vitamin C: 72mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg