Slow Cooker Bacon Smothered Chicken

This creamy chicken is full of flavor and is even more delicious when served over warm egg noodles.  Your family will think you spent all day cooking in the kitchen when they try this tasty dish!

Serves: 4-6

Slow Cooker Bacon Smothered Chicken

15 minPrep Time

5 hrCook Time

5 hr, 15 Total Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 4 cups egg noodles, uncooked
  • 1 Tablespoon dried parsley

Instructions

  1. Saute onions in a saucepan over medium heat until they are golden brown.
  2. Spray your slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray and place chicken inside.
  3. Sprinkle cooked bacon and onions over chicken.
  4. Pour your chicken broth over top.
  5. Cook on low 4-5 hours or on high 2 to 3 hours.
  6. A few minutes before serving, add cream cheese to the slow cooker and stir until combined. Shred chicken and keep warm in slow cooker.
  7. Cook egg noodles as directed on the package.
  8. Serve chicken over egg noodles and garnish with parsley.
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11 Responses to “Slow Cooker Bacon Smothered Chicken”

    • The flavor was good but mine was still extremely runny, like water. The cream cheese didn't seem to thicken it at all. I used Neufchâtel- does that make a difference? Otherwise, do you have any suggestions for thickening the sauce? I like this by the way I've but would prefer a thicker sauce if I can keep the same flavor. Maybe reduce the amount of chicken broth?
      • Hi Andrea. We have only made this recipe using cream cheese. Not sure if Neufchatel would make that much of a difference. You could decrease the amount of liquid and see if that helps thicken it up. You could always add in a little cornstarch and that would not effect the taste.

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