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Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing

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My recipe for Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing tastes and smells just like Thanksgiving dinner! This recipe will be one of the easiest comfort foods you ever make. Pile a handful of ingredients into the crockpot and come back to a soul warming meal that totally hits that comfort food spot!

crockpot chicken and stuffing loaded onto a pile of mashed potatoes and garnished with parsley

In all honesty, this is one of my favorite recipes. I don’t make it that much because I always feel like I’m cheating my healthier lifestyle somehow. It tastes THAT indulgent. I like to make a batch of mashed potatoes, Homestyle Cauli-Tater Mash OR Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Mash followed by a big ol’ spoonful of chicken and stuffing! Ohmylanta! Heaven on a plate, y’all. Heaven on a plate.

There’s more to Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing that makes it amazing than just the taste.
1. It’s one of the most simple recipes to throw together and put in the crockpot on a busy morning, so you’ll have total comfort food to come home to.

2. When you walk in the door, your house will smell like you’ve been making Thanksgiving Dinner… and if you’ve had a bad day, you’ll forget about it within moments.

Ingredients for Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing:

ingredients shot in bowl
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2-3 ribs of celery, diced (about 1 cup total)
  • 2-3 large carrots, diced (about 1 cup total)
  • 1 box of stove top stuffing mix (lower sodium or regular will work)
  • 2 cans of 98% fat free condensed Cream of chicken soup (cream of celery, cream of mushroom soup, or a mix of two will work)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast or boneless skinless chicken thighs

How to make Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing:

  1. In a bowl add carrots, onion, celery, cream of chicken soup, and one box stove top dry stuffing mix.
  2. Spray crockpot with cooking spray.
  3. Place chicken breast in the crockpot and then pour chicken broth over it.
  4. Now spread the stuffing mixture across the top. Press it down just a bit.
  5. Now turn the crock pot to low and cook for 6-7 hours.
  6. Sit back & relax, go to work, go apple picking, or whatever your heart desires then come back to this!
  7. When it has finished cooking lightly shred the chicken with two forks and gently mix it together. Salt and Pepper to taste.
crockpot chicken and stuffing over a bed of mashed potatoes on a blue plate with fork on the side

Now truth be told, this not the prettiest recipe, but what it lacks in looks it makes up more than enough in flavor. I promise.

What to serve with Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing?

Storage & reheating:

Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing reheats well in the microwave! Put it on a plate or in a bowl and cover with a lightly damp paper towel. Reheat for 1-2 minutes depending on microwave. I love leftovers of this meal. In a container with a tightly closed lid it should stay good for 4-5 days.


Can I put raw chicken in slow cooker?

Yes! It’s safe to raw cook chicken in slow cooker. Slow cookers and crockpots are made to cook all different types of meat from raw. The heat from the pot and low cooking time in a covered container makes slow cooking meat safe.

What temperature should Chicken and Stuffing be cooked to?

165 degrees F. You can check this using a meat thermometer.

Can you put frozen chicken in a slow cooker?

Yes, but I don’t recommend it for this recipe.

This post was originally posted 10/15/2016 and has been updated with new photos more detailed information on 08/01/2022


crockpot chicken and stuffing with a pile of a mashed potatoes on a blue plate
4.98 from 44 votes

Crockpot Chicken and Stuffing

Chicken breast and stuffing slow cooked in a crockpot for the ultimate comfort meal.
Prep Time5 minutes
Active Time6 hours
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken and stuffing, crockpot chicken and stuffing, easy
Yield: 7
Author: Star @ the skinny-ish dish


  • 2 10.5 ounce cans 98% fat free cream of chicken soup
  • 1 box Stove Top Stuffing for chicken
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast, uncooked
  • 2-3 ribs diced celery (about 1 cup)
  • 1 medium diced yellow onion
  • 2 -3 large diced carrots (about 1 cup)


  • In a bowl add carrots, onion, celery, cream of chicken soup, and box stove top dry stuffing mix. Stir together until combined.
  •  Spray crockpot with cooking spray and then place chicken breast in the crockpot and then pour chicken broth over it.
  • Spread the stuffing mixture across the top.
  • Turn the crock pot to low and cook for 6-7 hours.
  • When it finishes cooking lightly shred chicken into bigger or smaller pieces. Chicken should be totally fall apart.


Serving Size: 1  heaping cup
270 calories 8g fat, 2g saturated fat, 560g sodium, 15g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 13.5g net carbohydrates, 3g sugar, 0g added sugar, 0g sugar alcohol 32g protein
WeightWatchers Points: 4 Points

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  1. This sounds delicious and my kind of COMFORT meal !
    Years back there was a country church that served a similar mixture in buns and called them “ Escalloped Chicken “ Sandwiches.
    Rather Carb-centric but still delicious.

  2. 5 stars
    Love this recipe! So simple and so full of flavor. We served it over mashed potatoes and it was great. I think it would also be great with some egg noodles, or add the leftovers to a casserole pan with diced up Grands biscuits to make a chicken pot pie bake.

  3. 5 stars
    Made this for dinner tonight and it was delicious! I’m in charge of meals for a good size group of us going camping at an event for a couple of weeks and this is going on the menu. I think everyone will like it.

  4. 5 stars
    Just made this recipe, and my house does smell like Thanksgiving. So easy, and results in a delicious comforting meal!

  5. Sounds delish!Would luv to makes this but
    Have dairy allergy☹️
    what can I sub for the canned crm soup?

  6. 5 stars
    Made this just this week for the first time! Super easy and so tasty. I used frozen chicken breasts, threw everything in the crockpot and had a delicious meal when I got home from work! Served ours over mashed potatoes with some brussel sprouts on the side.

  7. 5 stars
    Glad I read the reviews about it not looking pretty But the taste makes up for it. I used cream of mushroom instead of cream of chicken but other than that made as directed. I wish the stuffing stayed more stuffing-like but overall this was super easy to make and tastes yummy. Definitely doesn’t seem like it would be WW friendly since it’s so rich and seems like comfort food! Another bonus! Now I’m going to be reading more of your recipes!

  8. 5 stars
    I love this recipe! The entire house smells so good as this cooks!! Thank you for another great recipe!!

  9. 5 stars
    This was so easy and so good! I had everything needed in my pantry, and it only took a few minutes to prep. Like Star mentions, it’s not the prettiest but it is one of the tastiest WW friendly recipes! This will definitely be on our regular rotation.

  10. 5 stars
    Somtimes the phrase “you eat with your eyes” shouldn’t be used. This is not pretty but good gracious it is so freaking delicious! Seriously! Holy Thanksgiving Batman! I totally encourage everyone to try this! @wls.mombod

  11. 5 stars
    This recipe is so filling and comforting! I credit this recipe with getting me successfully started on WW! I made a batch each of my first two weeks and ate some for either lunch or dinner every day during those first two hard weeks. This filled me up so much with only a few points and that totally helped me to be successful in getting started! I still love to go back to it now!
    Instagram: @ww.progressnotperfection

  12. this is one of my favorite recipes….i see its from 2016 are the points still accurate?? WW blue plan:)

  13. 5 stars
    I’m such a fan of your recipes! I stumbled upon this one just a couple weeks ago when I rejoined WW and I’ve made it twice since then. It is simple to throw together in the crockpot and it is a very comforting dish!

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