Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken – How To Make It – I Wash You Dry

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This slow-cooked creamy chicken recipe is filled with tender shredded chicken in a deliciously thick sauce.

Serve this spicy chicken with steamed rice or egg noodles and top with grated cheese for dinner tonight!

shredded chicken with sauce on white plate with fork.

This is one of those comfort food fast foods that I know everyone in the family will enjoy


Creamy shredded chicken is also great for serving at meals or parties.

The best part about this easy recipe is that you simply throw all the ingredients into the slow cooker and then let everything cook until the chicken is super tender.



need are 5 basic ingredients to make this slow cooker! Here is the basic list of ingredients you’ll need to make this delicious chicken dinner recipe.

As always, you can find the full list on the printable recipe card below.

  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts Chicken Soup Cream
  • Italian seasoning – use my homemade mix to get the BEST flavor!
  • Garlic – fresh or jarred great work
  • Cream cheese – diced

How to do it:

There really doesn’t get any easier than this recipe. My preteen can make this dinner for us when I’m busy at work and dinner is ready when it’s time!

PLACE THE CHICKEN IN A SLOW COOKER Place your chicken breast at the bottom of your slow cooker in an even layer. If you can’t fit them into an even layer, it’s okay if they are stacked a little.

WHIPPING SAUCE Combine chicken soup cream with chopped garlic and Italian seasoning. Add some salt and pepper and beat everything together. Pour this sauce over the chicken breasts in the slow cooker.

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TOP WITH CREAM CHEESE Place the cubed cream cheese over the top of the sauce and simply cover the slow cooker and simmer for 6 hours.

black slow cooker with chicken and cream cheese on top.

SHREDDED CHICKEN Once the chicken has been cooked in the sauce, it will become pleasant and tender. Carefully remove the chicken and crumble it with two forks.


like to place the chicken in a large bowl to crumble, making sure I get everything. You can also leave it in the slow cooker and crush it directly in the slow cooker to avoid dirtying another dish.

Once the chicken is crumbled, simply return it to the slow cooker and mix it with the creamy sauce.

How to Serve Slow Cook Creamy Chicken

This recipe is very similar to my quick Hawaiian haystacks. In that recipe is called for precooked and shredded chicken. In this recipe, you will cook the chicken directly in the sauce and crumble it.

For both recipes, I like to serve the chicken sauce over steamed rice with some of my favorite ingredients.

You can also serve the chicken sauce over cooked egg noodles or just for a low-carb meal.

Coverage ideas

Here are some of the ingredients I like to serve with this meal…

  • Grated cheese
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Sliced green onions

  • Fried Chow Mein noodles Sliced
  • olives


One of the advantages of cooking with a slow cooker is that you can prepare dinner in the morning and enjoy it later in the evening. However, if you want to prepare this creamy shredded chicken even further in advance, you definitely can!

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Simply cook the recipe according to the instructions below, then let cool completely. Place the shredded chicken in a zip-lock bag and place it flat for freezing.

PRO TIP: Don’t place bags of food in the freezer on top of each other. Freeze separately, then once frozen they can be stacked.

You can refrigerate the creamy chicken for up to 5 days. Reheat in the clay pot or in a large pot over medium-low heat.

Freeze creamy chicken for up to 4 months. *Defrost completely in the fridge before reheating.

More slow cooker chicken recipes Get that slow cooker out

, because I have some more delicious slow cooker recipes that you’re sure to love.

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  • easy chicken feet Shredded

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hope you enjoy this easy but mega-delicious dinner recipe as much as we do!

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