Are you looking for an easy way to have a healthy, lean protein ready for a quick meal after work or to pack for lunches? Try this crock-pot chicken recipe!
A few notes before you get started:
- You can use a whole chicken or chicken breasts for this recipe
- The quantities of these basic ingredients can vary based on your preference and the size of your crock-pot
- Keep in mind that you can season the chicken further if you’d like, but it won’t be as versatile
- This recipe is intended to be used as a base or starter recipe, so you have cooked chicken ready to go for lunches or a quick and easy dinner after getting home from work
1 whole chicken or 6 chicken breasts
1 cup of low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
1 large red onion, diced OR 2 cups of sliced leeks
1 – Add all ingredients to crock-pot.
2 – Cook on low for 8+ hours or until internal temperature of chicken reaches at least 160 degrees Fahrenheit.
3 – If using a whole chicken, remove and discard the skin after cooking.