Crock Pot Creamed Chicken is tender, juicy and full of flavor. Cream cheese and cream of mushroom soup create a rich and creamy sauce for the boneless chicken breasts which cook up so tender, you don’t even need a knife to cut them. A packet of Ranch seasoning mix provides plenty of flavor. I like to add in some fresh mushrooms to compliment the flavor of the mushroom soup. Serve over rice for an easy weeknight meal.
The crock pot is my favorite way to cook chicken. It comes out tender and juicy every time which is really hard to accomplish when cooking boneless chicken breasts using other cooking methods.
To make Creamy Crock Pot Chicken, I like to first cook the chicken with the ranch seasoning and just a bit of water. Since crock pot recipes tend to get watery and I like a thick and creamy sauce, after 3 hours I discard about half of the liquid. The chicken still has plenty of ranch flavor, but the sauce won’t be so watered down.
Then I add the mushrooms, cream cheese, and cream of mushroom soup and cook on LOW for another 1 to 1 /2 hours. The cream cheese gives the sauce so much richness and creaminess, and I don’t know about you, but a packet of Ranch seasoning on just about anything tastes great to me.
A packet of Italian Salad Dressing mix can be used instead of Ranch, and feel free to use cream of chicken soup instead of mushroom.
I feel certain a can of cheddar soup would be delicious as well. Some cheese flavor is always good. 🙂
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Crock Pot Creamed Chicken cooks up super tender with a thick and creamy sauce made from cream cheese and condensed cream of mushroom soup.
- 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (if they are really large you may want to use 4)
- 1 (1-ounce) packet Ranch Dips mix
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 (8-ounce) package sliced mushrooms
- 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1 (10.25-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom or cream of chicken soup
- Place chicken breasts in crock pot. Sprinkle ranch seasoning on top. Add water to crock pot.
- Cover crock pot and cook on LOW for 3 hours.
- Remove lid from crock pot. Discard about half of the liquid.
- Scatter mushrooms on top of chicken breasts.
- Sir together cream cheese and soup and pour on top of mushrooms. Place lid back on and continue to cook on LOW for 1 to 1/12 hours.
- Serve over rice or mashed potatoes
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