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9 Best Healthy Crock-Pot Chicken Recipes for Weight Loss

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Trying to cook chicken perfectly can be tough, especially because chicken can easily make you sick if not cooked correctly. So why worry about it when your Crock-Pot can easily do the work for you? Cook chicken perfectly every time with these healthy Crock-Pot chicken recipes! Not only will they make cooking chicken easier (and be incredibly convenient for you), but these healthy recipes will also assist you in your weight loss journey.

So if you're looking to start cooking for yourself more, and want to lose weight while doing it, these healthy chicken Crock-Pot recipes are here to save the day. And for more, don't miss these 15 Classic American Desserts That Deserve a Comeback.

Crock-Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Crock pot chicken noodle soup with bread on a table.
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This recipe is delectable with some freshly baked bread (like a sourdough baguette) and a fresh, crispy garden salad with some Italian dressing. It's an easy lunch meal if you're looking to serve a lot of people. But instead of buying the soup, salad, and breadsticks lunch deal over at Olive Garden, you can have an easy (and healthy) version of it right at home.

Get our recipe for Crock-Pot Chicken Noodle Soup.

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Slow-Cooker Chicken in Red Wine

Slow cooker chicken in red wine
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Coq au vin, as it's known in France, is one of the world's great dishes, and all it takes to create it is a whole chicken, half a bottle of wine, and a few vegetables. A slow cooker makes matters even easier, but a good old-fashioned pot will do, too for this classic chicken in red wine recipe.

Get our recipe for Slow-Cooker Chicken in Red Wine.

Slow Cooker Maple-Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables

maple balsamic chicken and vegetables on a white plate
Jason Donnelly

We take a typical balsamic chicken and ramp it up with the addition of maple syrup, and we jazz up the vegetables with rosemary. Is your mouth watering already?

Get our recipe for Slow Cooker Maple-Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables.

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili

pumpkin chicken chili served in white pots
Jason Donnelly

In this pumpkin chili recipe, we combine all the classic chili elements—beans, peppers, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, and chili powder to name a few—along with the chicken and pumpkin in a slow cooker for a few hours. Then, you'll come home to a flavor-packed chili that is savory and brings a little kick you can ramp up by adding in some hot sauce.

Get our recipe for Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chicken Chili.

Basque Chicken

Healthy basque chicken
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

This dish combines some of the great flavors of northern Spain—smoked paprika, sweet peppers, piquant chorizo in a slow-cooked stew that could warm even the most frigid of souls.

Get our recipe for Basque Chicken.

The easy way to make healthier comfort foods.

Crock-Pot Jambalaya

Crock pot jambalaya in a bowl on a bed of rice ready to eat.
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There's nothing like a steaming, spicy bowl of Crock-Pot jambalaya to warm you up! While you can make a faster jambalaya recipe, using a slow cooker helps to savor all of the flavors of the jambalaya. Between the sausage, tomatoes, and spicy cajun seasoning, this Crock-Pot jambalaya recipe is bursting with flavor.

Get our recipe for Crock-Pot Jambalaya.

Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos

Crock pot chicken tacos in a salad and tortilla
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Even though taco recipes are some of the easiest to make, sometimes it's nice to just dump some food in the slow cooker and let it do the cooking for you. That's why this Crock-Pot chicken taco recipe is the perfect alternative for your Taco Tuesday needs!

Get our recipe for Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos.

Crock-Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole

chicken enchilada casserole in bowl
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It sure is fun to make some enchiladas for dinner—especially if it means making our Red Chile Chicken Enchiladas or the Chicken Mole Enchiladas. But actually taking the time to fill and roll up the enchiladas can be tedious work for a quick weeknight dinner. So instead, why not make a chicken enchilada casserole right in the slow cooker?

Get our recipe for Crock-Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole.

Queso Chicken Chili

queso chicken chili
Courtesy of Pinch of Yum

Whether you're cooking with your slow cooker or your speedy Instant Pot, this queso chicken chili works well for both! Paired with roasted corn and jalapeños, then topped with fresh avocado, this chili will leave you feeling full for hours.

Get the recipe from Pinch of Yum.

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