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Easy Chicken Recipes: 3-Ingredient Easy Crockpot Meals

Though there are a ton of easy chicken recipes, one kitchen appliance makes cooking poultry all the more easier - crockpot. All it takes is putting all the ingredients in the slow cooker and waiting for it to work its magic. But did you know that it can still get easier? Try these three-ingredient recipes and see for yourself.


3 Ingredient Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken (Here's Comes The Sun)

If you have a family who loves sweet chicken dishes, then you'll love this 3 Ingredient Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken from Here's Comes The Sun. The three ingredients required in this recipe are chicken, pineapple juice and barbecue sauce. All these melds into one lovely dish that will make you feel like you're eating at a gourmet restaurant in a tropical resort! 

"This recipe is so versatile and is great for leftovers.  You can serve this over rice but if you are trying to limit the amount of white rice in your diet, it goes well with a side of green beans."  


  • 4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 bottle (16 ounces) barbeque sauce

via 3 Ingredient Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken (Here's Comes The Sun)


3 Ingredient Soy Sauce & Coca-Cola Chicken Drumsticks (Money Saving Sisters)

Money Saving Sisters has a great recipe called 3 Ingredient Soy Sauce & Coca-Cola Chicken Drumsticks. It's exactly what its title says it is - chicken slow cooked in soy sauce and cola until the drumsticks are tender, juicy and teeming with a sweet ans salty flavor that's just unbelievable!

"I have to admit, I was a little skeptical at first when I heard you could cook chicken with Coca-Cola & Soy Sauce in a crockpot, but the more I thought about it, the more it made sense. There is a ish ton of sugar in Coke which balances out the saltiness of the Soy Sauce!"


  • 1/2 Soy Sauce
  • 8oz Coke (Use regular Coke because Diet Coke does not have real sugar in it)
  • About a dozen Chicken Drumsticks

via 3 Ingredient Soy Sauce & Coca-Cola Chicken Drumsticks (Money Saving Sisters)


3-Ingredient Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos (Two Healthy Kitchens)

This 3-Ingredient Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos recipe from Two Healthy Kitchens is a great recipe to whip up for a Mexican food night, or even for a football viewing party. Just set up the ingredients in the kitchen, let your guests make their own tacos and enjoy the night without having to cook up a storm!

"In just five minutes, these delicious chicken tacos are in the crock-pot and cooking away! Ridiculously easy and sure to become your go-to lifesaver!"


  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1.25-ounce packet low-sodium taco seasoning (see note)
  • 1 16-ounce jar of your favorite salsa
  • For serving: tortillas or taco shells and your choice of optional toppings, such as shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, shredded cheese, black beans, corn, chopped avocados or guacamole, reduced-fat sour cream, and hot sauce

via 3-Ingredient Crock-Pot Chicken Tacos (Two Healthy Kitchens) 


Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip:

Crockpot works a lot like an oven. Pre-heating it around 20 minutes before you put in your ingredients matters a lot.  


Make cooking a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean-up time in half.


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