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Garlic parmesan chicken potatoes

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Craving a crockpot meal that effortlessly combines flavor and convenience? This cheesy garlic parmesan chicken potato recipe is the answer you’ve been looking for!

With the classic combination of chicken, potatoes, garlic, and parmesan, every bite promises a burst of deliciousness.

cheesy chicken in a slow cooker.

A total game-changer, especially if you’re catering to a picky eater, this slow cooker chicken recipe will redefine the perfect busy weeknight meal.

Why Using a Slow Cooker Wins for Weeknight Meals

In today’s bustling world, coming home to a comforting meal without the hassle of last-minute cooking is nothing short of a blessing. Enter the slow cooker!

This handy kitchen appliance is your ticket to tasty dinners with amazing flavors. Its genius lies in its simplicity.

  • Prepare your meal in the morning.
  • Set the timer.
  • Return to a house with a freshly cooked meal.

This slow cooker recipe is a must-try for those nights when you’re craving the comfort of chicken and potatoes.

Let’s dive into how you can whip up this cheesy garlic parmesan delight.

We tested this viral recipe from TikTok creator @cookinginthemidwest. Visit his page for more delicious inspiration!

Ingredients

  • Russet potatoes, washed and cut into 1/2″ pieces.
  • Olive oil
  • Salt, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and Italian seasoning
  • boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • Parmesan garlic wing sauce (also used in Slow cooker garlic parmesan chicken – no potatoes)
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese

How to Make Crockpot Chicken and Potatoes

Crock Pot Cook Time: 4-6 Hours on low

  1. Start by spraying your slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Add your pre-cut potatoes to the slow cooker.
  3. Generously drizzle the potatoes with olive oil. Season with salt, paprika, garlic powder, and 1 teaspoon of onion powder. Give it a good mix, making sure each potato is well-coated.
adding cut potatoes in a crockpot with all seasonings.
It’s easy to vary the seasonings you love in this recipe step.
  1. In a separate bowl, season the raw chicken with the remaining onion powder and Italian seasoning.
  2. Place the seasoned chicken over the potatoes in the slow cooker and drizzle with garlic parmesan sauce.
  3. Secure the lid and set your cooker on low heat for 4-6 hours.
cut up chicken placed onto potatoes
Use your favorite brand of Garlic Parmesan Sauce.
  1. Once done and the chicken is cooked, and the potatoes are tender, give it a gentle stir. Sprinkle the top with mozzarella cheese and cover for an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  2. Serve hot and with a side dish for a complete meal.

Cooking Tip ——-> Cooking time generally depends on how small your chicken and potatoes are cut. Smaller pieces will cook much quicker than larger pieces.

It can also vary depending on the length and depth of your crockpot. A 6-quart one was used for this recipe.

simple crockpot dinner recipe.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I experiment with other herbs? Absolutely! The beauty of cooking is in the experimentation. If you’re looking to switch up the Italian seasoning, here are some alternatives the entire family will love:

  • Fresh Parsley: This herb lends any dish a vibrant, fresh flavor.
  • Marjoram: Its sweet, lemony touch can add a floral taste to the creamy sauce.
  • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes: This can add spice for those who love a kick.
  • Other often-used flavor alternatives include: rosemary sprigs, garlic cloves, fresh thyme, or fresh rosemary.
combined bowl of seasoning.

How to Store Leftovers

Leftovers are great for lunch the next day! Here’s how you can store them safely:

  1. Allow the dish to cool down to room temperature.
  2. Transfer the cooled meal to an airtight container, leaving some space at the top.
  3. Refrigerate immediately. Generally, these leftovers can stay fresh for 3–4 days.
  4. Pro tip: Label slow cooker meals with the date of storage—easy to write on a piece of tape and put on a container. Always inspect leftovers for any signs of spoilage before reheating.
potatoes, chicken and cheese on a spoon.

Ideal Side Dishes with Crockpot Chicken and Potatoes

Every delicious main course needs a delicious side dish or two. Choosing the perfect sides for a heavy entrée like cheesy garlic parmesan chicken potatoes enhances the meal.

Green Salad 

Why it works: A garden salad’s bright, fresh tastes help balance the chicken and potatoes’ heaviness.

Our favorites: Crouton SaladCaprese Salad, and 1905 Salad.

caprese salad in a white dish.
Tomato and mozzarella is a quick side dish for filling dinners.

Roasted Veggies – like Green Beans or Baby Carrots

Why it works: Colorful side dishes bring vibrant color to a normally dull-looking potato and chicken dish. Additionally, light veggies are relatively easy to gobble up with hearty meals.

Our favoritesSweet PotatoesBroccoliCauliflower, Carrots

roasted cauliflower on a sheetpan.
Roasted veggies are always a great choice with hearty meals.

Crusty Bread 

Why it works: Garlic bread’s crisp crust and soft middle soak up excess parmesan garlic sauce.

Our favorites (aside from Sister Schuster’s frozen ones): Stovetop Garlic breadCrusty Parmesan Breadseven up Biscuits

cheesy garlic bread.
Bread is always the perfect side dish.

Slow-cooker chicken recipes you must try

The creamy garlic parmesan chicken potatoes may have won your tastebuds heart this week, but we have more slow-cooker chicken recipes with loads of flavor you must try.

Crockpot Chicken and Rice – This slow-cooked chicken and rice meal is a comfort favorite. A one-pot miracle that satisfies and comforts

Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Casserole: This slow-cooked meal has everything but the tortilla. Enjoy delicious Mexican flavors that can be piled on rice or added to a shell. Perfection.

Crockpot Lipton Chicken: This dish uses Lipton onion soup mix to create a delicious, savory supper that will take you back for seconds.

Crockpot Pineapple Chicken: Turn your slow cooker tropical! Pineapples with juicy chicken are the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

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Crockpot Garlic Parmesan Chicken & Potatoes (TikTok Viral)


Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Crockpot Chicken & Potatoes seasoned and smothered with a creamy garlic parmesan sauce is a perfect all in one slow cooker meal that is ready when you are.

Equipment

  • crockpot
  • non-stick cooking spray

Ingredients
 

  • 6 Russet Potatoes washed and cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast cubed
  • 1 bottle parmesan garlic wing sauce any size
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded

Potato Seasonings

Chicken Seasonings

Instructions

Prep

  • Prep 5-6 Russet potatoes by washing the skins and cutting them into even 1/2 -inch pieces.
  • Prep chicken by cutting breasts into chunks.
  • Spray the inside of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.

How to make Crockpot Garlic Parmesan Chicken & Potatoes

  • Add potatoes to the prepped slow cooker.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the potatoes.
  • Season with salt, paprika, garlic powder, and one teaspoon of onion powder. Mix well to coat the potatoes evenly.
  • In a separate bowl, combine cut chicken, 1 teaspoon of onion powder, and Italian seasoning. Ensure the chicken is evenly coated.
  • Place the seasoned chicken on top of the potatoes in the slow cooker.
  • Drizzle the top of the chicken with Garlic Parmesan wing sauce.
  • Cover the slow cooker and set to cook on low for 4-6 hours. The exact timing will depend on the size of your slow cooker and the size you cut the potatoes and chicken.
  • Once the chicken is cooked through and registers 165 degrees on a meat thermometer and the potatoes are tender, stir all ingredients together.
  • Sprinkle shredded Mozzarella cheese on top.
  • Cover again and let sit for approximately 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Notes

Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3-4 days. 
Please see article for recipe variations. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 804mg | Potassium: 1830mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 286IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 219mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutritional Disclaimer: The nutritional data provided here is auto-calculated and intended for your convenience only. As it’s generated via automation, its accuracy may be compromised. For precise nutritional insight, please compute the values utilizing the actual ingredients in your recipe through your chosen nutrition calculator or application.

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