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Recipe for Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken

Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken

Slow Cooker Ranch Chicken is perfect for a simple and delicious recipe.  This is a great crowd pleasure recipe or easy for your weekly meal prep.  The leftovers are perfect for a variety of recipes as well.  
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  • 2 lbs chicken breast
  • 1 packet Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning or two tbsp homemade ranch seasoning, 1/2 tsp reserved
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened


  • Pour the chicken broth into the crock pot. Lay the chicken breast on top, then top with the ranch seasoning.  Cover and cook on high for 2.5 hours.
  • At the end of the cook time, remove the chicken and shred it.  Drain the broth, reserving 1/4 cup of the broth.
  • Place the shredded chicken, the reserved ranch seasoning and broth, and cream cheese back into the crock pot and stir until everything is evenly combined.
  • Serve on top of rice, in pita pockets, stuffed in baked potatoes, or any of the other ideas mentioned in this post!

Recipe Notes:

  • This recipe can be doubled.  Cooking time may increase.
  • To store leftovers, put in an airtight container and :
    • Refrigerate for up to 3-4 days
    • Freeze for up to a month
  • Dietary Considerations:
    • If you are gluten free, use homemade ranch seasoning and ensure the chicken broth you choose is gluten free.
    • This is a naturally low carb meal.
Nutrition facts provided based on my best estimation for the recipe and may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you make to the recipe.  I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use for the most accurate calculation.
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Nutrition Information:

Serving: 4ozCalories: 227kcal (11%)Carbohydrates: 4g (1%)Protein: 24g (48%)Fat: 13g (20%)Saturated Fat: 6g (38%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 88mg (29%)Sodium: 743mg (32%)Potassium: 0mgFiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 1g (1%)Vitamin A: 0IUVitamin C: 0mgCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)