This easy crock pot Mississippi chicken recipe has the best flavor. Buttery, tangy notes of spice will dance on your taste buds with every bite you take of it. Not to mention, this is about as easy as making Mississippi chicken gets. It only takes just a few minutes of prep time, and then the crock pot takes care of the rest!
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The Best Mississippi Chicken
This Mississippi chicken is cooked to fork-tender perfection and filled with a mix of delicious flavors. And making Mississippi chicken couldn't be easier thanks to the slow cooker!
It really doesn't take any effort at all, and that's why it's one of my favorite slow cooker recipes. All it takes is 5 minutes of prep time, and then you can let the crockpot do the hard part.
This crockpot Mississippi chicken is one of my family's favorite recipes. And that's a win for me because it doesn't take much cooking skill, and I'm able to multitask while the Mississippi chicken is cooking.
And because this recipe is so effortless, it's a great one to cook on those busy weeknights or to make as meal prep on Sunday before the work week starts. This crockpot Mississippi chicken stores super well, and the delicious flavors taste even better leftover.
If you're looking for side dish recipes that are just as effortless to pair with this chicken dish, I have a few favorites. This asparagus casserole, air fryer potato wedges, jalapeno poppers, and southern cornbread all go really well. Or, if you want a classic chicken and rice meal, this egg fried rice and coconut rice goes well.
Now, let's get into the ingredients you'll need for this crockpot Mississippi chicken recipe.
Crockpot recipes usually have simple ingredients, and this Mississippi chicken is no different! A quick trip to the grocery store will secure everything you need, that is if you don't already have it.
So here's what you'll need to make this Mississippi chicken recipe:
- 2 Chicken Breasts
- 1 packet Gravy Mix, prepared
- 1 packet Ranch Dressing Mix
- ¼ cup Salted Butter
- 5 Pepperoncinis
Yes, seriously, that's it!
So, as you can see, this slow cooker Mississippi chicken doesn't take too many ingredients, and honestly, it's pretty flexible. You can use any flavored gravy packet you want like au jus.
As for the ranch seasoning mix, I think this is one of the best things to happen to the recipe world. It's a delicious blend of spices with a creamy base, and it makes this Mississippi chicken dish taste exquisite! I highly recommend using the hidden valley ranch dressing packet specifically. You can use it in other recipes like making this Wingstop ranch dressing.
So, now that you have your ingredients ready, let's make this absolutely delicious slow cooker Mississippi chicken recipe!
How to Make Mississippi Chicken
So like I mentioned before, this recipe is really, really simple. It should only take about 5 minutes to prepare, and the crockpot will cook for about 4 hours tops.
Now let's make Mississippi chicken!
Step 1: Add the Ingredients
First, put the boneless skinless chicken breasts, gravy mix, ranch dressing mix, salted butter, and pepperoncini to a crockpot or slow cooker.
Step 2: Cook and Shred Chicken
Next, you're going to cook the chicken on low for about 3-4 hours or until it's fork tender.
Once the chicken is cooked, shred the chicken breasts using two forks.
Now, let the chicken cook in the juices a bit longer or until the juice thickens to a gravy consistency.
Step 3: Serve
Finally, the shredded chicken on a plate with your desired sides. Then you can either slice the pepperoncini or leave it whole to eat with the shredded chicken.
And to add a little more flavor, make sure to use the cooking juice to act like gravy and pour it over everything.
Serve and enjoy!
How to store Mississippi Chicken
As I mentioned, this Missippi chicken is delicious leftover. And it makes 4 servings, so unless you're having it for a big family dinner, you should have leftovers.
If you do, you can store the chicken in the fridge in an airtight container for about 4 days.
How to Reheat Mississippi Chicken
This Mississippi chicken is delicious cold by itself or eaten as a sandwich. And it's also really good reheated.
To heat, a great way is to lay the shredded chicken out on a baking sheet and heat it in the oven at 400°F for about 10 minutes or until it reaches your desired temperature.
Wrapping It All Up
That is how to make Mississippi chicken!
This truly is one of the easiest crockpot recipes you'll find. And this Mississippi chicken is loaded with flavor and is so versatile, so it's a win-win.
I hope you like this recipe and keep it handy for those hectic weeknights. If you made this Mississippi chicken, let me know in the comments below how it went and if you added any personal touches!
More Easy Dinner Recipes
If you enjoyed how delicious and easy this Mississippi chicken was, we have a number of recipes on the blog that are just as delicious!
Give one of these a try next:
- KFC famous bowl
- BBQ Chicken Sliders
- Blackened salmon bites
- Panera sierra turkey sandwich
- Salmon rice bowl
- Air fryer grilled cheese
Mississippi Chicken Made In The Crockpot
This easy crock pot Mississippi chicken recipe has the best flavor. Buttery, tangy, and notes of spice will dance on your taste buds while you sit back and enjoy this delicious dish. It only takes just a few minutes of prep time, and then the crock pot takes care of the rest!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 3 hours
- Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
- Yield: 4 servings 1x
- Category: Dinner
- Method: Crockpot
- Cuisine: Chicken
2 Chicken Breasts
1 packet Gravy Mix, prepared
1 packet Ranch Dressing Mix
¼ cup Salted Butter
- Place chicken breasts, gravy mix, ranch dressing mix, salted butter, and pepperoncinis in a crockpot/slow cooker.
- Cook at low for 3-4 hours.
- Shred the chicken using two forks.
- Let the juices cook for a bit longer or until they thicken.
- Serve the chicken with the sauce and pepperoncinis.
- Serving Size: 235
- Fat: 15
- Carbohydrates: 4
- Protein: 21
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