Delicious crock pot chicken and stuffing cordon bleu is a super easy dinner idea! Tender chicken breast topped with ham and swiss cheese with gravy and stuffing - so tasty!
Why You'll ❤️ Slow Cooker Chicken & Stuffing
"This recipe combines some of my favorite things all in one crockpot! Cheesy chicken cordon bleu and savory stuffing slow-cooked while I'm working, and man does it make the house smell amazing. So simple and SO good!"
Super Easy Weeknight Dinner
This is a fix-and-forget dinner for any night of the week. It takes anywhere from 4 to 6 hours until done if cooked on low or 2 to 3 hours cooking on high.
Slow cooker chicken and stuffing is warm and delicious - and total comfort food. You'll love the melted swiss cheese and ham with the chicken. Green beans can be added for a full meal too!
I don't know about you, but my family absolutely LOVES chicken and stuffing, so any meal I make with it is a win. Melted cheese is always a hit with kids.
🥘 What You'll Need
Here are the ingredients you will need to make crockpot chicken and stuffing:
- Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts - you could also use boneless skinless chicken thighs if preferred. Your cooking time may decrease due to their smaller size.
- Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
- Chicken Broth - any brand or variety, such as low sodium or reduced fat, work great!
- Sliced Ham - thinly sliced ham works best in this recipe. Stop at your local deli for your favorite variety.
- Swiss Cheese - you can use presliced or slice your own. You can also use regular, baby swiss, or a variety you prefer.
- Boxed Seasoned Stuffing Mix - use any favorite brand, Stovetop stuffing mix is quite common.
- Butter - you can use salted or unsalted butter. Any brand works too!
For exact ingredient quantities, please see the recipe card below!
🔪 How To Make It
Here are the step-by-step instructions for making this crockpot chicken and stuffing:
Mix your cream of chicken soup and chicken broth in a small bowl together until combined.
Spray the inside of your crockpot with nonstick spray.
Layer in the Crockpot
Spread one quarter of the soup and broth mixture on the bottom of the slow cooker.
Top with chicken breasts, then layer the ham and cheese, then the remaining soup mixture followed by the dry stuffing mix.
Drizzle melted butter over the top, cover, and cook on low 4 to 6 hours or until the chicken is cooked through. (2 to 3 hours on high).
Chicken is done when the internal temperature is checked with an instant-read thermometer, and it reads 165 degrees F or higher.
Scoop out a little stuffing with each chicken breast onto a plate and serve with canned green beans, frozen green beans, or fresh green beans.
🥗 How To Serve It
Here are a few ways to serve this crockpot chicken and stuffing:
Garnish with a dollop of sour cream, chopped chives, green onion, and crumbled bacon. Yum!
Serve this recipe with a side salad to start! I highly suggest my Blue Cheese Wedge Salad for how easy it is to make and how easily it pairs with any meal.
Here are a few ways you can vary or make substitutions to this recipe:
- One pot meal: You can easily add a can of drained green beans over the top of the cheese in the crockpot before adding the stuffingSuper easy cleanup!
- Substitute the chicken breasts with chicken thighs if you prefer! You could also try this recipe with pork chops. Cook it the same way but check for an internal temperature on the pork chops to be 145 degrees F or higher.
- Use cream of mushroom soup or cream of celery soup instead of cream of chicken soup. You can also use a combination of any for variety.
- Replace any ingredients in this recipe with the one you would prefer!
💭 Top Tips
- Make sure to check the internal temperature of your chicken breasts at 165 degrees or higher using an instant-read thermometer.
- If some of the stuffing did not absorb juices, ladle a spoonful the juices from the pot over the top and fluff lightly with a fork.
How To Store
Allow your leftovers to cool and transfer them to an airtight container, and store them in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
How To Reheat
Place your leftovers into a microwave-safe dish and heat on high until your chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees or higher.
How To Freeze
Transfer to an airtight container and cool uncovered to let any warmth and moisture escape. Cover and freeze your leftovers for up to 3 months.
Yes, most definitely. Crock pots may heat slowly and low, but eventually, in time, with the heat and steam of the crock, bacteria are eliminated. Frozen chicken can be used as well and if you’re unsure, cook your chicken to an internal temperature of no less than 165 degrees!
Personally, I find cooking chicken breasts slowly on low heat results in a much more juicy, tender result. On high, chicken breasts can become a bit chewy, dry, and tough, in my opinion.
Only a small amount of liquid is needed when cooking chicken in a crock pot. All the ingredients will release their own juices during the cooking process. This recipe needs liquid to help moisten the stuffing as well.
✔️ More Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes
If you are looking for more delicious slow cooker recipes, be sure to check these out:
- Italian Style Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs
- Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Thighs
- Slow Cooker Chicken Paprika
- Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken
- Chicken Fajita Soup (Crockpot + Instant Pot)
- Easy Crockpot Chicken with Creamy Cajun Sauce
Crock Pot Chicken and Stuffing Cordon Bleu
- 6 (6-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 4 ounces thin sliced ham
- 4 ounces sliced swiss cheese
- 1 (6 -ounce) boxed seasoned stuffing mix
- ¼ cup butter (melted)
- Mix soup and chicken broth in a small bowl.
- Spray the inside of a crockpot with nonstick spray.
- Spread ¼ of the soup and broth mixture on the bottom of the slow cooker. Top with chicken breasts, then layer ham, then cheese, then the remaining soup followed by the dried stuffing mix.
- Drizzle melted butter over the top, cover, and cook on low 4 to 6 hours or until the chicken is cooked through. (alternatively, 2 to 3 hours on high)
- Don't miss all of our helpful hints, substitution ideas, cooking tips, and other delicious recipes that can be found in our post. Check it out!
- TOP TIPS: If some of the stuffing did not absorb juices, ladle a spoonful the juices from the pot over the top and fluff lightly with a fork.
- VARIATIONS: for a full meal, add a can of drained green beans after the cheese and ham slices go on.
- SERVING SUGGESTIONS: serve with a side of green beans or brussel sprouts and a roll.
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