Crockpot Chicken Thighs and Gravy

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Crockpot Chicken Thighs and Gravy, your new go-to for busy weeknights!

With just three ingredients, this recipe makes meal prep a breeze and delivers a comforting, hearty family dinner that’s sure to satisfy.

The slow cooker does all the work, transforming chicken thighs into a deliciously tender meal with a rich gravy that’s perfect for drizzling over your favorite sides.

This kid-friendly dish is not just easy to make; it’s guaranteed to become a beloved staple for home-cooked meals.

Tender chicken thighs and gravy served over fluffy white rice on a blue plate, ready for a savory meal.

Crockpot Chicken Thighs and Gravy Ingredients

For the complete list of ingredients and exact measurements, please refer to the recipe card below.

Here’s what you’ll need for this scrumptious dish:

  • Chicken Thighs: Juicy and flavorful, chicken thighs are slow-cooked to fall-off-the-bone perfection.
  • Cream of Chicken Soup: Provides a creamy base for the gravy, enhancing the overall richness of the dish.
  • Chicken Gravy Mix: Complements the chicken and cream of chicken soup, adding depth and flavor to the gravy.
  • Chicken Broth: Ensures the chicken stays moist during cooking, contributing to the tender texture and flavorful gravy.

These ingredients come together to create a dish that’s wonderfully satisfying, with a gravy that’s divine over mashed potatoes, rice, or your preferred side dish.

Crockpot Chicken thighs and Gravy Steps

Scroll down to the recipe card for detailed instructions. Here are the basic steps for making this recipe:

  1. Combine the cream of chicken soup, chicken gravy mix, and chicken broth in a bowl and whisk until smooth.
  2. Arrange the chicken thighs in the crockpot and pour the mixture over the chicken thighs in the crockpot.
  3. Cook on low for 4-5 hours, until the chicken is tender and fully cooked.
Juicy chicken thighs covered in rich gravy within a crockpot, showcasing the tender, flavorful meal.

Tips and Notes

  • Seasoning: Add any extra herbs or spices you love.
  • Gravy Thickness: For a thicker gravy, consider incorporating a cornstarch slurry near the end of cooking.

Storage and Leftovers

Crockpot Chicken Thighs and Gravy is excellent for meal prep idea, with easy storage options:

  • Refrigerator: After cooling, store the chicken and gravy in separate airtight containers for 3-4 days.
  • Freezer: Freeze in labeled, freezer-safe containers or bags for 2-3 months.
  • Thawing and Reheating: Thaw in the fridge overnight and reheat until warm, stirring for even heat distribution.


Is it okay to use frozen chicken thighs in the crockpot? Absolutely! The versatility of crockpot cooking means you can indeed start with frozen chicken thighs. Just be sure to add on an extra hour to the low cooking setting to ensure they cook thoroughly and safely.

Can I substitute chicken thighs with breast or tenderloins? Yes, you can substitute chicken thighs with either chicken breast If you’re aiming for a leaner option, while tenderloins can provide a quick-cooking, tender alternative.

What to Serve With Crockpot Chicken Thighs and Gravy?

Complement this dish with mashed potatoes, fluffy rice, or a slice of crusty bread. For a lighter side, consider a crisp salad or roasted vegetables, creating a well-rounded meal that’s both hearty and satisfying.

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A spoon lifts tender, juicy chicken thighs drenched in rich gravy from a crockpot, highlighting the dish's succulence.
Yield: 6 servings

Crockpot Chicken Thighs and Gravy

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes

Whip up Crockpot Chicken Thighs & Gravy with just 3 ingredients for a hassle-free, delicious weeknight dinner. Ideal for busy families seeking a hearty, comforting meal. Perfect for meal prep and guaranteed to become a go-to family favorite. Easy, flavorful, and satisfying.


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 (10.5-oz) can Unsalted Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 2 (0.87-oz) envelopes of chicken gravy mix
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth


  1. Arrange the chicken in the crockpot. Feel free to season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cream of chicken soup, chicken gravy mix, and chicken broth. Whisk until smooth.
  3. Pour the mixture over the chicken in the crockpot.
  4. Cover and set the crockpot to low. Let it cook for about 4-5 hours.
  5. Before serving, shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces using two forks. Enjoy your meal hot, paired with your favorite sides.


Seasoning: Feel free to add any additional spices or herbs to tailor it to your taste.

Thickness: If you prefer a thicker gravy, you can add a cornstarch slurry towards the end of cooking.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 208Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 139mgSodium 460mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 28g

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