Updated November 18, 2019
lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
cans (10.75 oz. each) condensed cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from a 32-oz. carton)
teaspoon garlic powder (or more to taste)
teaspoon ground black pepper (or more to taste)
teaspoon kosher salt (or more to taste)
oz. cream cheese, softened
cups hot cooked rice or egg noodles
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and place in bottom of slow cooker.
In a medium bowl, combine soup and broth and mix well. Add garlic powder and pour mixture over chicken. Cook on LOW for 5 hours or HIGH for 3 hours.
Fifteen minutes before end of cook time, remove chicken from the slow cooker. Break softened cream cheese into chunks and add to slow cooker, whisking until the sauce is smooth.
Shred chicken if desired and return to slow cooker. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
Serve chicken over hot rice or egg noodles and top with sauce.
- Looking to lighten up this slow-cooker chicken recipe? Swap the cream cheese with Neufchatel cheese, which is made with milk rather than cream.
- Any sautéed vegetable would taste great stirred into the sauce of this cream cheese chicken dish. Try adding baby spinach, chopped red and green bell peppers, zucchini or yellow squash for an extra boost of freshness.
Serving Size: 1 Serving
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
- It's the simple things like this slow-cooker cream cheese chicken that make life worth living. We won't blame you for wanting to pour the easy-to-make rich, creamy cheese sauce included in this recipe all over everything. Pasta? Yes. Mashed potatoes? Absolutely. When choosing which noodles should go in this dish, we suggest going with egg noodles or some other corkscrew-shaped noodle. Why? The grooves in these spiral-shaped noodles are the perfect traps for silky cheese sauce, ensuring maximum cheese quantity in every bite. White rice is also an excellent choice for a hearty pairing. This is one of our favorite chicken recipes, but since you can never have enough chicken dishes, we have tons of recipes just for you.