Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken

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This is my favorite garlic parmesan chicken! Making slow cooker garlic parmesan chicken could not be simpler, try out this easy dinner recipe today!

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If you are a fan of garlic parmesan chicken wings you have to try this recipe. It’s very indulgent and thanks to the slow cooker the chicken is moist, tender, and perfectly cooked without much work on our part! Another tasty choice is Orange Chicken in the Crockpot!

What kind of chicken should I use for this recipe?

You can use whatever cut of chicken is on sale or whatever you have on hand. I usually have both boneless skinless thighs and breasts on hand, breasts work great as you’ll see but other cuts of chicken work great too.

The parmesan and garlic flavors come together nicely on pretty much any poultry cut so feel free to mix it up with whatever works for you!

Here’s what you’ll need to make slow cooker garlic parmesan chicken:

This recipe doesn’t use anything fancy or outlandish. It’s a garlic parmesan chicken that comes together with simple ingredients you might already have on hand.

You will need about 3 pounds of chicken. I usually use breasts or thighs that are boneless and skinless. Other items you will need are chicken broth, Italian seasoning, salted butter, mayonnaise, parmesan cheese, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste.

That is it! Slow cooker parmesan garlic chicken is truly simple but very indulgent and flavorful.

What to serve with garlic Parm chicken:

This Crockpot garlic parmesan chicken can be served in any number of ways. As you’ll see in the photos we like to serve it with rice or over egg noodles. You can add this chicken to pasta, rice, or chop some up over salad!

You can also serve this chicken separately with sides of your choosing. I like fresh veggies or steamed ones alongside this chicken. It’s a very flavorful recipe that you can serve with just about anything!

A view of the finished crockpot garlic Parm chicken on a plate ready to eat.

How to make Crockpot garlic parm chicken:

Spray slow cooker insert with cooking oil spray

In a small bowl, combine the softened butter, mayonnaise, minced garlic, 1 tsp. Italian seasoning and a dash of salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Mix in the Parmesan cheese.

garlic parmesan chicken served over rice on a plate ready to eat.

Place the chicken breasts into the bottom of the slow cooker. Pour one cup of chicken broth over the chicken. Season with 1 teaspoon of the Italian seasoning and salt and pepper. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours (or low for at least 6 hours).

Open the slow cooker and drain the excess broth and fat from cooked chicken. 

Scoop and smooth the butter/seasoning mixture on top of the cooked chicken. Cover and cook on high for an additional 30 minutes, or until sauce is creamy and cheese is melted.

Serve over egg noodles or rice.

Looking for other delicious chicken recipes for the slow cooker?

Making chicken in the slow cooker is a great idea. It’s delicious and moist and it gets tender every time!

A look at the finished slow cooker garlic parmesan chicken on a plate ready to be eaten.

You can make a whole roasted chicken in the crockpot or try one of our family favorite chicken recipes like Crockpot lemon pepper chicken, Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken, Crockpot chicken pot pie, or even slow cooker chicken cordon bleu!

One of my favorites is this nacho chicken casserole! Another really easy recipe is this tasty buffalo chicken dip made in the Crockpot.

If you like to make chicken bowls for meal prep, try using this garlic parmesan chicken in these healthy chicken bowls!

Featured image showing the finished slow cooker garlic parmesan chicken on a bed of noodles.

Slow Cooker Garlic Parmesan Chicken

Yield: 8 Servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

This is my favorite garlic parmesan chicken! Making slow cooker garlic parmesan chicken could not be simpler, try out this easy dinner recipe today!

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning divided use
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter softened
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Spray slow cooker insert with cooking oil spray
  2. In a small bowl, combine the softened butter, mayonnaise, minced garlic, 1 tsp. Italian seasoning and a dash of salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Mix in the Parmesan cheese.
  3. Place the chicken breasts into the bottom of the slow cooker. Pour one cup of chicken broth over the chicken. Season with 1 teaspoon of the Italian seasoning and salt and pepper. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours (or low for at least 6 hours).
  4. Open the slow cooker and drain the excess broth and fat from cooked chicken.
  5. Scoop and smooth the butter/seasoning mixture on top of the cooked chicken. Cover and cook on high for an additional 30 minutes, or until sauce is creamy and cheese is melted.
  6. Serve over egg noodles or rice.
Featured image showing the finished slow cooker garlic parmesan chicken on a bed of noodles.

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