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5 from 2 votes

Lazy Slow Cooker Pizza Chicken

This easy crockpot pizza chicken recipe is a perfect any-night-of-the-week dish. Tender chicken smothered in pizza sauce, shredded cheese and your choice of pizza toppings.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 15 minutes
Course: Brunch, dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: fusion
Keyword: crockpot pizza chicken, easy chicken dinner, easy pizza chicken, slow cooker pizza chicken recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 83kcal



  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts and 4 thighs Or, if you prefer all breasts or all thighs, those work too.
  • 4-5 cups pizza or marinara sauce about one cup per breast or half a cup per thigh
  • shredded cheddar and mozzarella cheese amount to your liking
  • pizza toppings ( pepperoni, mushrooms, etc)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano


  • Add slow cooker liner into cooking vessel (optional)
  • spread a thick layer of sauce on bottom of slow cooker
  • Place chicken on sauce
  • spread another thick layer of sauce on top of chicken
  • Top with shredded cheese
  • sprinkle oregano over cheese
  • place topping on some or all of the chicken pieces
  • Cook on low for 3-5 hours, depending on your slow cooker.
  • about half an hour prior to serving, sprinkle with more shredded cheese if you like it extra cheesy!


Recipe adapted from Rachelcooks.com


Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 818mg | Potassium: 629mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 724IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg