Easy Crock Pot Chicken Gravy

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This is a super easy, no-fuss recipe for Crock Pot Chicken Gravy. Simply place all of the ingredients into the crockpot and let it do its thing! In just a few hours, you’ll have tender, juicy chicken smothered in a rich and flavorful gravy. You’ll love this Crockpot Chicken and Gravy Recipe.

Crock Pot Chicken and Gravy

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Effortless Cooking: The crock pot does all the work, leaving you free to relax.
  • Rich and Creamy: This chicken gravy is full of flavor, perfect for a cozy dinner.
  • Versatile Pairing: Great with mashed potatoes, biscuits or rice, suiting different taste preferences.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Chicken Breasts: This lean protein is the star of the dish, becoming incredibly tender and flavorful as it slow cooks in the flavorful gravy.
  • Cream of Chicken Soup: Forms the base for the gravy, providing a rich and creamy texture that coats the chicken beautifully.
  • Ranch Seasoning Mix: Brings a burst of tangy, herby flavor to the gravy, complementing the creaminess of the soup and the natural flavor of the chicken.
  • Chicken Broth Or Water: Helps adjust the consistency of the gravy and, if using broth, can add even more savory depth to the dish.
Crock Pot Chicken Gravy Ingredients.

How To Make Crock Pot Chicken Gravy?

The following directions show just how simple and easy it is to make this simple slow cooker chicken ad gravy recipe!

Step 1: Cook the Chicken Breasts

Put the boneless skinless chicken breasts into the slow cooker into the slow cooker.

Step 2: Add Seasonings

Add the cream of chicken soup, ranch seasoning, and chicken broth/water.

adding the chicken to the slow cooker

Step 3: Cook

Cook for 4-6 hours on low or 2-3 hours on high.

Step 4: Shred The Chicken

After the cooking time has passed, shred the chicken using two forks or a hand mixer.

shredding the chicken with a hand mixer

Step 5: Mix

Mix everything together and put it on top of mashed potatoes!

Step 6: Garnish & Serve

Add any other toppings you’d like and enjoy! I like to add a dollop of sour cream and chives.

shredded chicken and gravy in a bowl

Cooking Tips

  • Use chicken breasts or thighs for this recipe. I prefer to use chicken breasts, as they are leaner and will result in a healthier dish. However, chicken thighs will work just as well.
  • Be sure to use low-sodium chicken broth. This will help to keep the sodium content of the dish down.
  • If you want a thicker gravy, you can add some cornstarch to the juices before adding them to the crock pot.
  • Add some garlic powder and onion powder to my chicken and gravy for extra flavor. However, this is completely optional.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled if you need to feed a large crowd.
  • Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to four days.
slow cooker chicken and gravy

What To Serve With This Recipe?

Here are some sides you can serve with crock pot chicken and gravy.

  • Broccoli smothered in cheese sauce. It’s the perfect accompaniment to chicken and gravy.
  • Delicious Instant Pot Brussels Sprouts are a delicious and healthy side dish.
  • Mashed potatoes are a classic side dish to serve with chicken and gravy. Get our famous Instant Pot Mashed Potato Recipe here!
  • These Green Beans are a delicious and easy side dish.
  • Rich and creamy Spinach is the perfect side for chicken and gravy.
  • This Asparagus recipe is a delicious side dish for any meal.

FAQ’S

Is Chicken and Gravy a Low Carb Recipe?

This recipe (without the mashed potatoes) is suitable for those following a low-carb diet, as it is high in protein and low in carbohydrates.

How to Shred the Chicken?

If you want to shred the chicken, simply remove it from the crock pot and place it on a cutting board. Using two forks, pull the chicken apart until it is shredded.

Should I Brown the Chicken Before Adding It to the Crock Pot?

No, you don’t need to brown the chicken before adding it to the crock pot. However, if you want to, you can brown the chicken in a skillet over medium-high heat for a few minutes on each side. This will give the chicken some extra flavor.

My Gravy Is Thin, How Do I Thicken It?

If your gravy is thin, you can thicken it by whisking in a cornstarch slurry. To make a cornstarch slurry, mix together 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water and whisk until the cornstarch is dissolved. Add the cornstarch slurry to the gravy and stir until it thick

Can You Make This Chicken Recipe Ahead of Time?

Yes, you can make the gravy ahead of time. Simply prepare the gravy according to the recipe instructions and store it in a covered container in the fridge for up to 4 days. When you’re ready to serve, reheat the gravy on the stovetop over low heat until it is warmed through.

Crock Pot Chicken and Gravy

Crock Pot Chicken and Gravy

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 3 minutes

This simple crock pot chicken gravy recipe is one of the best! sImple and tasty you'll love the flavors of this diish.

Ingredients

  • 4 Chicken breasts
  • 10.5 ounces cream of chicken soup
  • 1 ranch seasoning mix
  • 1 cup chicken broth/water

Instructions

  1. Put the chicken breasts into the slow cooker.
  2. Add the cream of chicken soup, ranch seasoning, and chicken broth/water.
  3. Cook for 4-6 hours on low or 2-3 hours on high.
  4. After the cooking time has passed, shred the chicken using two forks or a hand mixer.
  5. Mix everything together and put it on top of mashed potatoes!
  6. Add any other toppings you'd like and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 192Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 934mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 27g

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