Frozen chicken in the crock pot. This slow-cooker chicken is perfectly seasoned and tossed onto a bed of fluffy white rice! The frozen slow cooker chicken doesn’t only pack a powerful protein kick, but it also comes with one of my personal favorites mixed into the sauce. Good old baby potatoes! Well, enough of my yapping. Let’s get to making this slow cooker recipe!

Frozen Chicken In Crock Pot

Why You Will Love This Frozen Chicken In Crock Pot

  • Easy To Make- This frozen chicken in the slow cooker and potatoes recipe is straight to the point. The hardest step in this recipe is waiting for this delicious chicken to be done when it fills the house with some of the most amazing aromas!
  • Pairs Well- What’s not to love about a meal that pairs with any side? For instance, my slow cooker is white rice. You can also choose to enjoy this meal as a chicken soup, the gravy in the recipe can easily turn this crock pot recipe into a savory soup.
  • Simple Ingredients- I know you will love this recipe because the ingredients are simple and basic, but it makes the most flavorful chicken recipe you will ever taste.
  • Protein Friendly- With all the protein in this slow cooker meal. You will be full for hours, which is always a plus in anyone’s book on a healthy journey.
  • Make Ahead of Time-You can make this recipe and store it in the refrigerator or even freeze it for later. The perfect freezer meal recipe for those busy days and nights. Just pop this chicken meal into the oven to warm up.

Ingredients You Will Need

Frozen Chicken In Crock Pot
  • Frozen Drumsticks– You don’t need drumsticks. You can use any frozen chicken you may have in your freezer. Chicken breast, tenders, and chicken thighs, to name a few.
  • Baby Potatoes- Baby potatoes are so rich in fiber and not to mention filling. If you don’t have baby potatoes on hand, you can use any potatoes you have.
  • Butter- Using butter in this chicken recipe helps with flavoring the chicken drumsticks gravy and also help tenderize the chicken as well.
  • Broth- The broth helps make a gravy for the frozen slow cooker chicken. You can add other liquids to the mix, like heavy cream and a bit of white wine, if you’d like.
  • Cornstarch- isn’t needed in this recipe but is recommended if you like your gravy at a thicker consistency.
  • Seasonings- Sazan, salt, pepper, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and chicken bouillon. With all these ingredients, you would come out with some of the perfect/juiciest chicken and potatoes!

How To Make Frozen Slow Cooker Chicken

Like any other slow cooker recipe, the instructions are always pretty much the same, and this one isn’t any different. If you want to get some extremely tender chicken, then you will need to follow this easy frozen slow cooker recipe.

1. You want to remove the frozen chicken from the package. Run cool water over the chicken to make sure you remove all of the ice from the chicken if needed.

2. Add the chicken to the slow cooker along with all the chicken broth.

3. Add the seasoning, baby potatoes, and butter to the slow cooker.

Frozen chicken in slow cooker

4. Turn the slow cooker high and allow it to cook for 5 hours. At the halfway mark(3 hours), take a spoon and push the chicken into the liquid, ensuring most of the chicken is covered by liquid.  

5. Place the top back on and cook until the chicken is tender or reaches your desired texture.

6. Season to taste before removing from the pot. Plate and enjoy!

Substitutions

Meat- The magical thing about this slow cooker chicken recipe is that you don’t have to use chicken. This recipe also works with frozen pork, such as pork chops.

Veggies-You can add any veggies to the pot. Such as carrots, celery, and onions, to name a few!

Wine- If you want to jazz this meal up a lot more. You can pour some wine into the slow cooker to make white wine chicken.

Variations

Spicy- If you like this meal a bit spicy, try adding in hot sauce or Cajun seasoning to give this meal that extra kick.

Herbs-Add a little bit of oregano, cumin seasoning, or bay leaves. To bring that her or taste in.

Equipment

Slow Cooker/Crock PotThe cool thing about this recipe is that you don’t need a fancy slow cooker that’s expensive unless that’s your preference. I will link the one I have here.

Forks and Spoons- You will need a sturdy set of forks and spoons to stir, eat, and test the slow cooker chicken.

Timer- Ensure you have a timer set so you won’t risk overcooking your frozen chicken in the crock pot.

Storage

You can store this frozen chicken in a crock pot meal in a ziplock bag and add it to the refrigerator for later. You can also add in an airtight container to keep fresh.

When you are ready to reheat this recipe, add it to the oven or the microwave, depending on if it’s frozen or not.

Tips

  • Try not to cook the chicken longer than the advised time. The chicken will become shredded and fall apart, which is fine if you like it that way.
  • Don’t leave the top off of the slow cooker. This will hinder the meat from cooking as quickly as it can.

FAQ/Questions

How long to cook frozen chicken in a crock pot?

When cooking chicken in the slow cooker. It will take anywhere from 5 to 6  hours. Depending on how you like your chicken to come out. If you like shredded style

Chicken. You need to slow cook for about 6 hours. If you still like the chicken a little chunky. You should slow cook for 5 hours.

Did you enjoy this frozen chicken in crock pot recipe? Leave a comment below. I would greatly appreciate it. Well, until we meet again.

Frozen Chicken In Crock Pot

Frozen chicken in the crock pot. This slow-cooker chicken is perfectly seasoned and tossed onto a bed of fluffy white rice! The frozen slow cooker chicken doesn’t only pack a powerful protein kick, but it also comes with one of my personal favorites mixed into the sauce. Good old baby potatoes!
Frozen Chicken In Crock Pot
Calories 682
Author: Ronalyn
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients  

  • 4 to 6 Frozen Chicken
  • 1.5 lb Baby Potatoes
  • 1 Tablespoons Garlic Powder To your liking
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper To your liking
  • 1 Tablespoons Italian Seasoning To your liking
  • 1 Tablespoons Sazon To your liking
  • 1 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 1/2 Cups Chicken Broth

Instructions

  • Remove the frozen chicken from the package. Run cool water over the chicken to make sure you remove all of the ice from the chicken if needed.
    4 to 6 Frozen Chicken
  • Add the chicken to the slow cooker along with all the chicken broth.
  • Add the seasoning, baby potatoes, and butter to the slow cooker.
    1.5 lb Baby Potatoes, 1 Tablespoons Garlic Powder, 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper, 1 Tablespoons Italian Seasoning, 1 Tablespoons Sazon, 1 Tablespoons Butter, 1 1/2 Cups Chicken Broth
  • Place the top on slow cooker. Turn the slow cooker high and allow it to cook for 5 hours. At the halfway mark(3 hours), take a spoon and push the chicken into the liquid, ensuring most of the chicken is covered by liquid.
  • Place the top back on and cook until the chicken is tender or reaches your desired texture.
  • Season to taste before removing from the pot. Plate and enjoy!

Notes

  • Try not to cook the chicken longer than the advised time. The chicken will become shredded and fall apart, which is fine if you like it that way.
  • Don’t leave the top off of the slow cooker. This will hinder the meat from cooking as quickly as it can.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword frozen chicken in crock pot, Frozen chicken in slow cooker

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