Slow-Cooker Chicken Thigh Recipes
We love using the slow cooker to pull together easy dinners that we don’t have to think twice about, You can make meals that are worthy of a potluck as well as a dish that is elegant enough to serve for a dinner party in the same appliance. It’s all about the recipe, and we have a whole bunch that use our favorite part of the chicken: the thigh. Chicken thighs are wonderful because there's a whole lot of flavor potential in this one small piece of meat. It adds depth to soups, tastes delicious smothered in apricot jam or dry rubbed, and the versatility of a chicken thigh makes it a prized pick. Pair your slow cooker chicken thigh with a side of veggies, pasta, or a side salad and turn it into a meal that will get your family through multiple nights.
White Chicken Chili
A favorite Southern Living recipe, Chicken Chili is a staple in kitchens across the South, but what gives this recipe such rich flavor is chicken thighs. The dark meat just lends itself to making the most delicious soup.
Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken
Just five ingredients and a sprinkle of salt and pepper make this Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken oh-so-easy and delicious. Turn this dish into quesadillas or enchiladas.
Creamy Slow-Cooker Tarragon Chicken
In just three steps and a little over three hours, this restaurant-worthy dish comes together. Pair this chicken with egg noodles, rice, or mashed potatoes.
Chicken and Cornbread Dumplings
We all love Chicken And Dumplings, but this version uses a cornbread dumpling that makes it particularly delicious. The best part? It all comes together in the slow cooker.
Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs With Carrots and Potatoes
This recipe gets a good amount of flavor from using bone-in chicken thighs. Some white wine or chicken broth also adds a good depth to the dish.
Slow-cooked Barbecued Chicken Sandwiches
For the ultimate barbecue sandwich, serve this on a slice of cornbread and top with coleslaw and pickled onions.
Lemon Chicken Soup
The best thing for a cold, rainy night is a good bowl of soup. The zing of lemon zest makes this soup an original.
Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Leeks and Mushrooms
You've had Chicken Pot Pie, but have you ever had one baked in your beloved skillet? This technique makes for a pretty presentation.
Rosemary-Garlic Chicken Quarters
Looking for something to serve at a dinner party, then you should try this chicken dish. The secret that makes this recipe so good is that before the chicken goes into the slow cooker, you brown it to add an extra depth of flavor.
Slow-Cooker Green Chile Posole
This fragrant, warming dish is just the kick you need to set your night off on the right foot. Add some hominy in the last 30 minutes of bake time.
Slow-cooked Barbecued Chicken
Barbecue chicken is always a hit, but this version baked in a Cola soft drink and bourbon sauce is sure to please. Place the chicken on a serving platter and discard of the lemons for a pretty presentation.
The secret ingredient to this recipes is an apricot brandy, which adds a depth of flavor.
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