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We’ve Got 44 Paleo Crockpot Chicken Recipes For You!

Louise | January 17
We've Got 44 Paleo Crockpot Chicken Recipes For You!

Spend your time enjoying your delicious meals, not sweating by the stove!

If you don’t have a crockpot yet, you’ve been missing out big time. It’s one of the best things you can invest in, especially if you’re on a diet – or on a budget.

You can get a slow cooker for less than $50 and it’s a great way to turn cheaper cuts of meats super tender and delicious. It will also free up a lot of your time since you won’t have to stand by your pots and pans in the kitchen.

Lately, I’ve fallen in love with slow cooked chicken recipes, so I decided to put together some of my favorites for you to try. And it turned out quite a collection!

No matter what your favorite cut of chicken is, there’s a recipe for you on this list. Wings, thighs, chicken breasts – something for every budget.

If you’re in need of a comforting meal, go with chicken and dumplings. Or go wild and try the Moroccan chicken or some white chicken chili.

For those times when you’re feeling a bit under the weather, you might want to make some chicken bone broth or enjoy a steaming hot bowl of chicken enchilada soup. Perfect for the colder months of the year – but so delicious, you’ll want to make it year round.

Crockpot cooking is as easy as it gets – have a look at this video to see what it takes!

Here are just a few of the Paleo Crockpot Chicken Recipes we’ve included:

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Crockpot Chicken Breasts

Slow Cooker Bacon & Chicken

– Paleo Flourish

Slow Cooker Bacon & Chicken

Ingredients: chicken breasts, bacon, dried thyme, dried oregano, dried rosemary, olive oil, salt.

This is a really easy recipe to use and the end result tastes amazing! Shredded chicken and bacon with the addition of the herbs are great ingredients for a light lunch with salad, or why not serve it in a bowl with some lettuce wraps and let the family make their own? The bacon helps to keep the chicken moist and adds a real boost to the flavor, and this is a paleo and AIP friendly meal the whole family will enjoy.

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

– Paleo Flourish

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Recipe

Ingredients: chicken breasts, navel oranges, ginger, garlic, tamari sauce.

This recipe has its roots in traditional Chinese cookery. It is tangy and delicious and will impress your dinner guests. Here we used navel oranges, but you can try it with mandarins or, as a special treat and if you can find them, blood oranges would give this dish a really special flavor. Serve on its own or with a simple salad for a light but satisfying paleo meal.

Keto Crockpot Shredded Chicken

– Keto Summit

Keto Crockpot Shredded Chicken

Ingredients: chicken breasts, chicken broth, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning.

Shredded chicken is such a great meat for keto and paleo people as it can be used for so many different dishes. You can add it to a salad, pile it into lettuce wraps or mix it with some keto mayo and serve it heaped onto baked sweet potatoes. So this is a very handy recipe that gives you basic steps to let you make a batch of the meat you can either use right away or freeze for another day.

Crockpot Shredded BBQ Chicken

– A Girl Worth Saving

Crockpot Shredded BBQ Chicken

Photo Credit: Kelly from A Girl Worth Saving

Ingredients: chicken breasts, Peach BBQ Sauce.

If you like BBQ flavor then this meat is the one for you! It can be served with roasted vegetables as a main meal or as a meaty addition to a salad, or combine it with some sliced onions and serve it in lettuce wraps for a tasty lunch. The easiest way to shred the chicken is to use two forks to gently tease the strands of meat apart. This dish can be stored in the freezer and reheated as needed

Low Carb Indian Chicken Curry

– Ketogasm

Low Carb Indian Chicken Curry

Photo Credit: Tasha from Ketogasm

Ingredients: chicken breast, diced tomatoes, coconut milk, ghee, garam masala, ground ginger, garlic powder, salt.

Some people who are following a diet can be put off Indian cooking because they think it will be difficult to adapt, but they would be wrong! This recipe is a great example of how low carb is totally achievable! This curry is dairy and gluten free and suitable for low carb and paleo diets, but you will not miss out on flavor – all the tastes of India are here, thanks to the spices.

Slow Cooker Fennel Chicken with Orange

– Empowered Sustenance

Slow Cooker Fennel Chicken with Orange

Photo Credit: Empowered Sustenance

Ingredients: onion, fennel bulb, carrots, orange, garlic, apple cider vinegar, sea salt, black pepper, herbes De Provence, olive oil, chicken breasts or thighs.

Fennel is an aromatic vegetable to use and it goes really well with chicken as it has a subtle aniseed flavor. It has been shown to be a good source of selenium and choline, which can help with inflammatory problems. This dish has a sophisticated flavor that makes it a really impressive dish for a celebration or to serve at a dinner party.

Paleo Burrito Bowl

– Empowered Sustenance

Paleo Burrito Bowl

Photo Credit: Empowered Sustenance

Ingredients: chicken thighs, salsa, mild chili powder blend, salt, butternut squash, smoked paprika, coconut oil or ghee or olive oil, cauliflower, broth/stock, fresh cilantro, pepper, fresh lime, avocado or guacamole.

Burrito bowls have been very popular in our house for ages, as they can be adapted to suit a variety of diets and intolerances without missing out on flavor. You can either use breast meat or thigh meat for this – thigh meat has more flavor as it is next to the bone. You can also regulate the spice level to suit your palate, but no matter how you serve this, it is a filling and satisfying paleo meal in itself!

AIP Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

– AIP Sisterhood

Ingredients: chicken breasts, bone broth, sea salt, onion, garlic, full-fat coconut milk, carrots, celery, arrowroot flour, tapioca flour, coconut flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt, coconut oil, hot water.

If you have a large family to feed or are working to a tight budget, making dumplings has often been a popular way of making the meat go further! No reason why AIP food has to cost a fortune! This is comfort food at its best, full of taste and goodness, and definitely a winter warmer. This recipe would be perfect to cook through the day to give you a filling meal after work as it is a one-pot wonder!

Paleo Balsamic Chicken & Sausage ala Crock Pot

– Mrs. Healthy Ever After

Ingredients: chicken breasts, uncooked turkey sausage links, yellow onion, frozen peppers & onions, olive oil, canned diced tomatoes, canned tomato sauce, balsamic vinegar, chicken broth, garlic, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, pepper, spaghetti squash.

This Italian-inspired recipe is packed with flavor from the sausage, balsamic and herbs. The sauce makes the perfect partner for spaghetti squash or other vegetable noodles like zucchini. This is a warming and satisfying main that is so family-friendly as it is gluten, grain and dairy free but packs a punch in the taste department! This recipe also works with chicken sausage or chorizo.

Slow Cooker Creamy Southwest Chicken

– Wholesomelicious

Ingredients: chicken thighs or breasts, chili powder, paprika, ground cumin, ground coriander, garlic powder, sea salt, cayenne pepper, red bell peppers, chicken broth, lime juice, arrowroot starch, water, coconut cream or coconut milk, fresh cilantro, salt, pepper.

Being a big fan of creamy sauces, I struggled at first on a dairy free eating plan until I found coconut cream! Never again do we need to miss out! This creamy chicken dish is full of flavor and color and would make a great Sunday dinner for the family, served over cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles. Using chicken thighs will also make this dish a bit more budget friendly!

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

– A Clean Bake

Ingredients: bell peppers, onions, chicken breast and/or thigh, chili powder, sea salt, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, paprika.

Here is a great recipe for busy people, as it is made in a slow cooker, is easy to serve up and can even be cooked ahead of time and frozen till you need it! Served with some cauliflower rice or in paleo friendly tortillas, this makes a lovely bright and tasty, family-friendly Mexican meal. This recipe can be doubled, then frozen in portions for really easy meals for midweek.

2 Ingredient Paleo Crockpot Chicken

– Bravo For Paleo

Ingredients: chicken breasts, salsa verde.

You could not get an easier recipe for pulled chicken! This is another basic recipe which gives you the shredded chicken, but you can add any ingredients or flavoring ideas you have. Whatever way you flavor it, shredded chicken makes great meat for salads, tacos, and toppings for baked sweet potatoes, toppings for paleo pizzas or just as a quick snack to be eaten with a fork!

Slow Cooker Drumsticks & Wings

Slow Cooker Paleo Jerk Chicken

– Paleo Flourish

Slow Cooker Paleo Jerk Chicken

Ingredients: chicken drumsticks and wings, salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, onion powder, thyme, white pepper, garlic powder, black pepper.

Jerk chicken is very common in Jamaican cuisine, but using a slow cooker makes it just as easy for you to try! The dry paleo-compliant rub helps to seal in the flavors and keep the meat moist and juicy, even though you are cooking it for a longer time. Again, the flavor is enhanced if you use cuts like thighs or drumsticks which have been closest to the bone, and these can be sourced quite cheaply too.

Paleo Slow Cooker Apple Honey Chicken Drumsticks

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo Slow Cooker Apple Honey Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Ingredients: apples, honey, chicken drumsticks, salt.

For this great paleo recipe, I find it is best to use a tart apple like Granny Smith to complement the sweetness of the honey, but the choice is up to you! Either way, these could be your new go-to drumsticks, as they are tender and so juicy but full of flavor. Simply gather up the apple and serve it on the side for a filling paleo dish the whole family will love.

Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo

– Paleo Flourish

Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo Recipe

Ingredients: chicken drumsticks, onion, garlic, gluten-free tamari soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, green onion, cauliflower.

With its roots in the cuisine of the Philippines, this tasty paleo dish has the flavors of Asian food thanks to the garlic and soy sauce and this is another easily prepared slow cooker meal. You can serve this over cauliflower rice and enjoy as a filling and hearty meal, or allow the drumsticks to cool and add them into a salad. You can even use boneless thigh meat and shred it for use as a filling for stuffed vegetables.

Crock-Pot Chicken Curry

– My Heart Beets

Crock-Pot Chicken Curry

Photo Credit: Ashley from My Heart Beets

Ingredients: chicken drumsticks, coconut milk, onion, garlic, fresh ginger, serrano pepper, garam masala, cayenne, paprika, turmeric, salt, pepper.

Imagine walking into the kitchen after a long day at work and being greeted by the aromas of a really tasty curry that makes your mouth water! The chicken will literally fall off the bone and the spices give the meat a warming and succulent flavor. This would be great served with cauliflower rice or even spaghetti squash, but watch the portions as it is higher in carbs. This is a great dish to have if you love curry but can’t have tomato which features in a lot of curry recipes.

Slow Cooker Red Curry Chicken Wings

– Savory Lotus

Slow Cooker Red Curry Chicken Wings

Photo Credit: Katja from Savory Lotus

Ingredients: coconut milk, fish sauce, red curry paste, chicken wings, arrowroot starch, cold water, fresh basil, limes.

With its roots in Thai cookery, this tasty paleo slow cooker recipe gives you chicken wings with all the traditional Thai flavors from the red curry paste, lime juice, and fish sauce. These wings would make a fantastic appetizer for a Thai curry night, or just to serve as they are for finger food for the game night. This great recipe is dairy and grain free and does not involve using any added sugars.

Paleo-Friendly Honey Garlic Chicken Wings

– Crock-Pot Blog

Ingredients: chicken wings, honey, lemon juice, water, coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, ground ginger.

Just because you’ve adopted the Paleo diet doesn’t have to mean your days of mouth-watering chicken wings are over! In fact, there’s an easy and delicious way to still enjoy favorite flavors such as honey garlic without any breading, dairy or olive oil. Grain- and dairy-free eating often means lots of thought and preparation, but with your slow cooker, all of that is made easier.

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Wings

– Fit Slow Cooker Queen

Ingredients: chicken wings, coconut aminos, garlic, rice vinegar, water, honey, ginger.

This helpful recipe gives you instructions for a sweet and aromatic teriyaki sauce that you can also use in stir-fries or to coat chicken breast strips. These chicken wings are so tasty and easy to make – pour the ingredients into the slow cooker then forget about them! Just be careful when you take the wings out of the cooker as this method makes the meat so tender it can fall off the bone!

Paleo Slow Cooker Sticky Chicken Wings

– Noshtastic

Ingredients: chicken wings, honey, hot sauce, 2 tbsp coconut aminos, sesame oil, lime juice, garlic, ginger.

With the amazing combination of flavors from the honey, lime and ginger and garlic, these wings are so tasty that no-one will ever believe they are good for you! Sweet and sticky, but with the fresh zesty citrus note, these would be perfect paleo party food or a lovely starter for an Asian meal. You can regulate the spice by adjusting the amount of hot sauce you use, but even kids like a little heat!

Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

– A Mind Full Mom

Ingredients: chicken drumsticks, kosher salt, black pepper, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, apple juice, tomato sauce, salt, apple cider vinegar, honey or maple syrup.

The first thing you will notice about these lovely chicken drumsticks is the wonderful golden color you get from the dry rub. This makes them look as mouth-watering as they taste! When you are eating to a strict plan, it is important to have food that is good to look at, or you can be put off. So grab some chicken drumsticks from the store and get cooking these healthy little beauties.

Crock Pot Maple Dijon Chicken Drumsticks

– Skinny Taste

Ingredients: drumsticks, maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic salt, fresh cracked pepper.

With the sweetness of the maple syrup and the bit of heat from the mustard, these lovely drumsticks go down well at any meal or as a tasty snack for game night. This recipe is nut and gluten-free and only uses a few ingredients, so it is not expensive to make. The mixture of seasonings also works with chicken wings, breasts or even as a coating for grilled shrimp!

Crockpot Thighs

Asian Keto Crockpot Chicken Thighs

– Keto Summit

Asian Keto Crockpot Chicken Thighs Recipe

Ingredients: chicken thighs (with skin on), onion, tamari sauce, water, garlic, salt, pepper, green onion, sesame seeds.

The chicken in this great recipe tastes so authentically Chinese but without the added sugars you normally find in Chinese cookery. Because you are cooking these thighs in the crockpot, they are so tender and falling off the bone, but they have a wonderfully crispy skin which holds all that flavor in. The chicken thighs have a lot more flavor than chicken breast and using the tamari sauce means this dish is gluten-free.

Slow Cooker Mandarin Chicken

– I Breathe I’m Hungry

Slow Cooker Mandarin Chicken

Photo Credit: Mellissa from I Breathe I’m Hungry

Ingredients: chicken thighs, Chinese Five Spice Powder, kosher salt, mandarin orange slices, garlic, ginger, red chilis or red pepper flakes, lime juice, granulated sugar substitute, sesame oil, fish sauce.

If you are looking for a tasty idea for dinner then you can’t go wrong with this recipe! It is low carb, grain and gluten free, but packs an amazing amount of flavor from the citrus and the spice that you will love this chicken wing meal. For a more filling dish, you can serve this with some cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles for a paleo friendly main.

Slow-Cooked Salsa Verde Chicken from Practical Paleo

– Low Carb Yum

Slow-Cooked Salsa Verde Chicken

Photo Credit: Lisa from Low Carb Yum

Ingredients: chicken thighs or breast, onion, garlic, salsa verde, chicken bone broth, tomato paste, extra virgin olive oil, paprika, ground cumin, ground coriander, sea salt, black pepper, bay leaves.

If you are eating paleo and looking for a burst of flavor in your food, then this recipe is for you! Paleo salsa verde chicken, slow-cooked for extra tenderness and spiced to suit your taste, then you can pile it into lettuce wraps, heap it onto salad leaves or use it as a quick and easy lunch dish on its own. I love this dish cold during the summer, piled onto cucumber slices for a refreshing but flavorful lunch.

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken with Spiralized Zucchini

– Cavegirl Cuisine

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken with Spiralized Zucchini

Photo Credit: Michelle from Cavegirl Cuisine

Ingredients: chicken thighs, maple syrup, sriracha, orange juice, orange rind, coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar, cassava flour, ginger, garlic, chicken broth, zucchini, sesame oil.

Here is a really easy recipe to try if you need gluten-free ideas for lunch. Orange chicken is common in many Chinese restaurants, so now you can make your own paleo version. You end up with soft and tender chicken that has been infused with the flavors of the citrus and garlic, giving you a lovely dish to serve at your next Chinese-themed dinner or just to treat your self after a busy day.

Creamy Tamarind Chicken Curry

– My Heart Beets

Creamy Tamarind Chicken Curry

Photo Credit: Ashley from My Heart Beets

Ingredients: chicken thighs, onion, garlic, ginger, Thai bird chilies, curry leaves, tomato sauce, coriander powder, paprika, sea salt, ground black peppercorns, tamarind paste, Kashmiri chili powder, fennel powder, coconut milk.

Curry is one of those comforting dishes that can be enjoyed anytime and can really lift your spirits. This tamarind curry has an extra tang which complements the tomatoes really well, giving you a flavorful and delicious dish to look forward to. This is a paleo recipe that is grain, gluten and dairy free and suitable for serving with cauli rice or paleo naan bread.

Paleo Chicken Tikka Masala

– A Girl Worth Saving

Paleo Chicken Tikka Masala

Photo Credit: Kelly from A Girl Worth Saving

Ingredients: raw cashews, boneless skinless chicken thighs, tomato puree, yellow onion, garlic, garam masala, sea salt, ground ginger, paprika, cayenne pepper, fresh cilantro.

If you have been put off trying Indian cookery because it looks complicated, try using this lovely recipe for tikka masala and you will never look back! This dish is a favorite all over the world and is gently warming, not so spicy it burns your mouth.

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

– Savory Lotus

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

Photo Credit: Katja from Savory Lotus

Ingredients: chicken thighs and drumsticks, ghee or coconut oil, onion, cumin powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cinnamon powder, cardamom powder, garlic, fresh ginger, sea salt, bone broth, dried apricots, sweet potatoes (or carrots or winter squash), fresh cilantro.

Moroccan cuisine is often associated with certain flavors – cumin, cinnamon, and dried fruit – so this recipe is a classic! This really tasty chicken dish has all the colors and flavors you expect from this type of cooking but is suitable for the paleo eating plan. You can use chicken thighs or breast and even frozen chicken meat with no need to defrost it first!

Crockpot Teriyaki Chicken

– Coconut Mama

Crockpot Teriyaki Chicken

Photo Credit: Tiffany from The Coconut Mama

Ingredients: chicken breasts or thighs, coconut aminos, honey, fresh garlic, ginger, sea salt, cilantro, green onions or sesame seeds.

You may have thought that teriyaki would be off the menu now that you are eating paleo, as it normally uses loads of sugar for the sticky sweetness, but with this gluten-free recipe you get the traditional sweet sauce but without the added nasties. Remember that fresh ginger can be kept in your freezer, then you simply cut off what you need and return it so there is no waste!

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

– One Lovely Life

Ingredients: chicken breast or chicken thighs, onion, coconut oil, garlic, fresh ginger, coriander, cumin, cardamom, salt, coconut milk, tomato paste, lime, cilantro.

Butter chicken is a traditional Indian curry dish which has long been popular in take-outs and because this recipe is slow-cooked, the flavors of the spices have time to meld into the meat which remains tender and juicy. This makes a warming and satisfying paleo-friendly dinner. Serve the curry with cauliflower rice or in a bowl with vegetable noodles.

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

– Real Simple Good

Ingredients: chicken thighs, coconut aminos, dates, apple cider vinegar, fresh ginger, garlic powder, cauli rice, mixed greens, sesame seeds, green onion.

A slow cooker is perhaps a big investment, but if you are eating paleo and have a busy lifestyle, you will find it is worth the money. There are so many great recipes available that you can throw together in the morning, giving you tasty and satisfying meals like this one when you get home. This chicken dish has all the flavors of traditional teriyaki, but without any dairy, gluten or added sugars.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Sweet Potato

– Primavera Kitchen

Ingredients: olive oil, ghee, chicken thighs, sea salt, black pepper, cooking oil spray, sweet potatoes, fresh rosemary, garlic.

When you first start avoiding starchy carbs like potatoes, it is a good idea to cook with sweet potatoes instead – they have the same sort of texture and can be used in as many ways as white potatoes. This slow cooker casserole is so easy to prepare and has all the ingredients you need for a wholesome meal at the end of a busy day and is compliant with the paleo eating plan.

Easy Crockpot Chicken & Cabbage

– Clean Eating Kitchen

Ingredients: avocado or olive oil, chicken thighs, shredded cabbage and carrots, cauliflower rice, bone broth, garlic & herb spice blend, salt, pepper.

If you have a large family or are catering on a budget, this chicken and cabbage meal would be ideal as it does not cost too much but is full of flavor and very nourishing. The dish is grain and gluten-free and is ideal for batch-cooking so you can have dinner sorted for several days. It is a good idea to brown the chicken first before cooking, otherwise, the chicken can appear a bit bland.

Slow Cooker Soups & Chilis

Slow Cooker Paleo Chicken Broth

– Paleo Flourish

Slow Cooker Paleo Chicken Broth

Ingredients: whole chicken, salt, black pepper.

Many people nowadays buy a whole chicken, eat the breast meat and thighs and then put the rest in the garbage – they don’t seem to realize they are throwing away the best bits! Cook up a chicken like this and you have tender meat for paleo salads and stir-fries, and healthy bone broth for drinking or using as a base for sauces or soups. This is a great source of gelatin which can help reduce inflammation.

Keto Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

– Keto Summit

Keto Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

Ingredients: olive oil, red onion, cumin powder, cayenne pepper, garlic, chicken breasts, dried oregano, chicken broth, diced tomatoes, yellow bell pepper, salt, pepper, tomato, avocado, cilantro, red chili pepper.

When you see the delicious plate of spicy soup, you will really want to grab a spoon and dive in! It looks like comfort food in a bowl, rich in color and aromas from the tomatoes and chili. This soup has all the flavor you expect from great Mexican food and would make a fantastic appetizer for your next Mexican night with friends, but still keeping things Keto! They’ll never know!

Crock Pot or Pressure Cooker Chicken Kale Soup

– Low Carb Yum

Crock Pot or Pressure Cooker Chicken Kale Soup Recipe

Photo Credit: Lisa from Low Carb Yum

Ingredients: olive oil, chicken breast or thigh, chicken bone broth, onion, olive oil, chicken stock, baby kale leaves, lemon juice, salt.

There is nothing better than a rich and flavorful homemade soup, especially on a cold day or if you are not feeling too great, and this one will definitely satisfy! It is very tasty and warming and is very healthy as you are using kale. If you prefer your soup to be thicker, you can increase the amount on onion you use, although this will raise the carb level. This soup is suitable for paleo diets too.

Asian Chicken and Broccoli Soup

– Cavegirl Cuisine

Asian Chicken and Broccoli Soup (slow cooker)

Photo Credit: Michelle from Cavegirl Cuisine

Ingredients: chicken stock, chicken thighs, onion, button mushrooms, garlic, broccoli, coconut aminos, red chili flakes, ground ginger, sea salt, black pepper.

Like many chicken soups, this one is warming and satisfying but very easy to eat! This is a slow cooker recipe that gets its Asian influence from the ginger, garlic and coconut aminos and this is a great keto, gluten-free dish. If you have had a busy day, it would be perfect to have for a delicious dinner. If you like your soup spicy you can always increase the amount of chili flakes you use.

Crock Pot Cauliflower Chicken Chili

– Cook Eat Paleo

Crock Pot Cauliflower Chicken Chili

Photo Credit: Lisa from Cook Eat Paleo

Ingredients: cauliflower, onion, red bell pepper, poblano pepper, garlic, tomato puree, chicken stock, chili powder, chipotle chile flakes, sea salt, ground pepper, chicken thighs, avocado, lime, fresh cilantro.

If you have been used to beef chili, now is your chance to jazz things up and try a deliciously spiced chicken chili! There are no legumes in this, as you are using cauliflower instead of beans, making it safe for paleo people, but it is also gluten-free and low in carbs. This is a perfect slow cooker dish to have ready for dinner after a busy day, especially when it’s chilly outside too!

How to Make Bone Broth (Instant Pot or Crock Pot)

– Healy Eats Real

How to Make Bone Broth (Instant Pot or Crock Pot)

Photo Credit: Hannah from Healy Eats Real

Ingredients: chicken bones, carrots, garlic, onion, sea salt, apple cider vinegar, purified water.

Making your own chicken bone broth is such a great way to use every part of the chicken and make sure you don’t waste anything. The broth can be stored in jars and used for drinking – a great source of gelatin and other nutrients, or it can be frozen and used later as a base for soups and sauces. It can be a good idea to keep a bag of bones in the freezer until you have enough for a big batch.

How To Make Chicken Bone Broth

– Ditch The Wheat

How to Make Chicken Bone Broth

Photo Credit: Carol from Ditch The Wheat

Ingredients: chicken feet, celery stalks, carrots, onion, salt, pepper, parsley.

Although chicken feet are no use for eating and look a bit unattractive, they can often be sourced really cheaply and can be cooked up to make a tasty and nutritious bone broth. This can then be stored in the refrigerator for drinking or it can be frozen and used as a base for soups. This is one of the most beneficial soup bases for people with inflammatory problems and those who are recovering from illnesses.

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

– The Real Food Dietitians

Ingredients: chicken breasts or thighs, ghee or avocado oil, onion, bell pepper, jalapeños, garlic, ground cumin, dried oregano, chili powder, sea salt, black pepper, chicken broth, full-fat coconut milk, lime juice, fresh cilantro.

Chicken chili can be just as good as beef-based recipes, and can easily become a family favorite. It is not as hot as some, although you can spice it up by adding more jalapeños or leaving in the seeds. This is an ideal recipe if you are trying to cut down on red meat, yet still, want that warming chili satisfaction! This recipe also works out quite a bit cheaper than ones with steak, so is a great idea if you are working to a tight budget.

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili with Sweet Potato

– Paleo Running Momma

Ingredients: chicken breasts, white or Japanese sweet potato, homemade bone broth, green chiles, fresh jalapeños, salt, black pepper, cumin, oregano, chili powder, cayenne pepper, yellow onion, garlic, dried cilantro, ghee clarified butter, coconut cream, lime juice.

If you are used to eating chili with beans in it, you might be interested to try a white chicken chili with sweet potato as a lighter option that won’t cause inflammatory issues. The chili has a ton of flavor and enough heat to spice up the meal, but without making it adult-friendly only! This paleo meal is cooked in a slow cooker and would make a great dinner after a busy day.

Paleo White Chicken Chili

– A Spicy Perspective

Ingredients: chicken breast, olive oil, onion, bell pepper, jalapeños, garlic, salt, ground cumin, coriander, chicken broth, green chiles, coconut milk, arrowroot powder, green onions, cilantro.

Why is it in winter we really crave warming and comforting foods? This great paleo chili dish fits the bill though, with the depth of flavor and warming aromatic aroma. If you prefer your chili thicker, you can thicken it with arrowroot, and this way you can even serve it over rice, but it tastes just as good served as a steaming hot bowlful to be eaten with a spoon!

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