20 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Recipes

Nutrient-dense soups that also taste delicious!

What’s not to love about the slow cooker? It’s a perfect way to put weeknight dinner on the table, quickly and easily! Not only that, but there are so little restrictions when it comes to what you can cook. I love that you can whip up any type of cuisine in the slow cooker. No matter if you’re in the mood for Mexican, Thai, Greek, or Southern comfort foods, there are some slow cooker chicken soup recipes for all of the above.

We have so many good slow cooker soup recipes on this site, but we really wanted to focus on chicken soups today. Chicken is one of the easiest proteins to cook, and there is some variety when choosing from lean chicken breasts, juicy chicken thighs, or the whole chicken. Here are our favorite recipes that are super comforting while also being healthy and full of nutrient-dense ingredients.

1. Chicken Enchilada Slow Cooker Soup

Can’t decide if you’re in the mood for enchiladas or soup? You don’t have to decide anymore! This slow cooker soup uses healthy, clean ingredients and tastes incredible. It will be ready in 4 hours on high, or 6 hours on low.

2. Slow Cooker Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

You’ll feel refreshed after eating the clean flavors in this tangy slow cooker chicken soup recipe. It looks absolutely gorgeous with its bright yellow coloring, and you can’t deny the health benefits of eating fresh lemons. This comforting soup will be ready in 2 to 3 hours on high, or 5 to 6 hours on low.

3. Slow Cooker Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup

Want to transform an old classic into a weeknight meal? Toss the ingredients for Chicken Cordon Bleu into the slow cooker and turn it into soup! Go for 3 hours on high, or 4 to 5 hours on low if you have a little more time on your hands.

4. Slow Cooker Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup defines comfort food, but that doesn’t mean it has to take forever to make. The slow cooker is a comforting soup’s best friend. After 4 hours on high (or 6 hours on low), shred your chicken, add some cooked noodles, and get ready to enjoy!

5. Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup

Who needs take-out when you can make the same flavors in the slow cooker? This slow cooker soup gets its inspired flavors from coconut milk, red curry powder, and spicy jalapenos. Go low and slow for 6 to 8 hours, or crank it out on high in 3 to 4 hours.

6. Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken Soup

All of your favorite Tex-Mex flavors come together in this easy to make soup. Spicy green chilies, nutrient-dense black beans, and tangy tomatillos meld with tomatoes, corn, and chicken. You’ll be serving soup in 3 to 4 hours on high (or 6 to 8 hours on low).

7. Slow Cooker Cream of Chicken and Rice Soup

Cream of chicken soup doesn’t have to come out of a can. In fact, our slow cooker version tastes so much better – and it’s nutritious to boot! After you cook this soup on low for 6 to 8 hours, whisk in some cornstarch and milk to thicken it up. Perfect!

8. Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Tortilla Soup

Say goodbye to the sizzle platter and hello to a healthy, slow cooker version. This soup has all the flavors you’ve come to know and love about fajitas, but it’s much easier to make. You only need 3 to 4 hours on high (or 5 to 6 hours on low) before this soup is ready to serve.

9. Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken Soup

What’s so festive about this soup? Only everything! It’s chock-full of beans, corn, tomatoes, and spices. Top it off with some fresh cilantro, and you’ll swear you spent all day laboring over this soup. No one will know it was done in 6 to 8 hours on low in your slow cooker!

10. Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice Soup with a Twist

Who doesn’t love a soup with a twist? Spice up your life by adding some red pepper flakes to increase the heat in this easy soup. We also added some lime and cilantro to give it a bit of flair. Cooked on low for 6 to 8 hours, this is my go-to recipe when I need a quick and easy dinner.

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Chef Lindsay

Lindsay D. Mattison is a professional chef, recipe developer, and food writer. After graduating from Cascade Culinary School, Lindsay worked as the executive chef of a farm-to-table restaurant in Bend, Oregon. She is passionate about using local, organic ingredients and loves teaching home cooks how to incorporate seasonal food into their diet. While she spends most of her time writing these days, she still exercises her culinary muscles on the regular, taking any opportunity to create beautiful meals for her family. She lives with her husband in Colorado, where she enjoys the trials and errors of gardening.

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