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Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli

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Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli
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Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli - #slowcooker #crockpot #chicken #recipe #eatwell101 -  Absolutely loaded with flavor! This amazing crockpot chicken alfredo dinner is low carb and keto-friendly.

Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli – Absolutely loaded with flavor! This slow cooker garlic chicken Alfredo is full of tender chicken breasts cooked right in a flavorful homemade Alfredo sauce with cream, garlic, and parmesan. It’s done right in the slow cooker, so no clean-up! This amazing crockpot chicken dinner is low carb and Keto-friendly. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli

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Directions

1. To make the slow cooker garlic chicken Alfredo with broccoli: In a large bowl, combine heavy whipping cream, chicken broth, garlic powder, parmesan, salt, pepper, and Cajun seasoning.

2. Add chicken breasts, diced butter, minced garlic, and broccoli florets to the slow cooker. Pour the mixture of cream and chicken broth on top of the chicken and give a quick stir to combine.

3. Cook on low for about 4 hours or high for 2-3 hours until chicken has reached 165ºF (74ºC). Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, if needed. Garnish the slow cooker garlic chicken Alfredo with red chili pepper flakes and fresh chopped  parsley and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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Tips for the slow cooker chicken alfredo recipe

This Slow Cooker Chicken Alfredo is super easy to make. Here are a few tips to make it even better:

  • Some brands of heavy cream tend to separate during cooking, so you can skip the addition of the cream at the beginning of the recipe. Instead, add the broth and all the seasonings to the slow cooker. Let cook for the desired time (low or high). Then stir in the cream and parmesan 15 minutes before the end of cooking time.
  • If you don’t like the texture of soft broccoli, add them to the slow cooker one hour or half an hour before the end of cooking time.
  • Some Cajun seasoning brands have a lot of salt. Make sure to taste adjust your seasoning, you may need less salt than stated in the recipe.
  • Use freshly grated parmesan cheese for best results because it melts better in the Alfredo sauce.

What to serve with the slow cooker chicken broccoli alfredo?

This slow cooker chicken alfredo with broccoli is a full meal on its own, but nothing prevents you to serve over cauliflower rice, or pasta if you’re not on Keto or low-carb diet.

How and how long to store the slow cooker chicken alfredo leftovers?

this slow cooker chicken alfredo will keep for 3 days in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Reheat gently in the microwave or on the stove with a few drops of water to loosen the sauce. You can also freeze the chicken for up to 3 months.

What other readers say about this slow cooker chicken recipe

“This was the best! My family and I absolutely loved this. I didn’t have cajun seasoning so I did a few seasonings of my own and I didn’t use breasts due to worrying about dry chicken. Wow, it came out great. Thank you.” – Michelle

“Did not make it keto-friendly first round! I chopped up the chicken into bite-size pieces after it was done cooking, boiled up some pasta, and mixed it all together!! Yummy” – Nathalie

“Browned the chicken slightly with some spices before adding to slow cooker. Added some egg noodles at the end for a complete meal. Easy and good recipe!” – Gabrielle

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  • Kaycee A.

    2022-07-18 20:54:19

    Knocked off a couple of stars for 2 reasons: Waaaaay to hot 🥵, and "soupy" (needs to be thickened). I already cut the red pepper amount in half - and I kind of knew in my gut it was still going to be too spicy. I thought 2 c of cream was on the heavy side for us, so I reduced both liquids to half the amount. 1 1/2 hrs before the end of cooking - I added carrots into the liquid with the chicken, and broccoli on top (did not immerse). When the broccoli was cooked just right - I realized it was just way too soupy. I had to remove the liquid and add it to a basic roux I prepared on the stove top. That really wasn't a big deal -- took just a few minutes. I then added it back to the slow cooker - and served it (I added 1/2 c of wine to my sauce since I had it on the stove top - I figured why not). It's good tasting - not extraordinary due to the uber spiciness. I wish I had omitted the red pepper flakes all together, and then added 1/4 tsp to the sauce when I added the veggies. I also wish I had had another cheese on hand to add to the sauce (Swiss would have been REALLY good with this). I'll try it again and add more cheese next time - along with reconfiguring the liquid content so that it's a bit thicker. :). Don't reject this recipe for my reasons alone - my crockpot creates a lot of steam, which is part of the problem.. and reducing spice is no big deal. :)

  • BA

    2022-06-08 18:08:56

    So rich! I did hack the sauce based on comments and made it quite thick. Reduced my chicken broth on the stove to a half cup. Only added one cup of cream. Added about 8 oz of whipped cream cheese. Warmed all the sauce ingredients on the stove to blend. Used 1 T of salt free Cajun blend. Important since the cheese makes it very salty. I did add a little arrowroot powder for insurance but probably not necessary. Also added broccoli the last hour.

  • Sean

    2022-03-02 14:15:32

    Pretty good. I added a frozen bag of peppers and onions for more vegetables and only because I had to use I browned some ground beef in the instant pot prior, didn’t add butter, still added chicken and it was pretty damn good. I would add some hot sauce or more red pepper next time to raise spice level but I like hot stuff. Thanks.

  • Sharleen

    2022-01-20 19:02:51

    Very good. I added noodles at the end as suggested in another post and the sauce thickened nicely.

  • Courtney

    2021-12-09 09:13:07

    The flavor is great, but a little spicy for me. I added a block of cream cheese and some extra Parmesan to tone down the spice and thicken up the sauce. After reading reviews, I also used 2lbs of chicken and some additional broccoli to avoid all the excess sauce. PHENOMENAL!

  • Aj

    2021-11-10 18:33:53

    I followed recipe with a few changes. I dipped chicken in flour seasoned with paprika, seasoning salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder. Used 1 1/2 cups of unsalted chicken stock. Added chicken stock came up to sides of chicken. Add chopped sundried tomatoes and capers, chopped fresh chives, butter. Cooked on high for 4 hours. Added cream last 45 minutes and squeezed in some fresh lemon and 1/3 cup of parmigiana cheese. Served over fresh cheese ravioli. Made broccoli separate and served it along side. Sauce thickens wonderfully and was a beautiful golden color. The flour from chicken thickens it. I believe this is a crockpot version of chicken piccata. Amazing !

  • Margo

    2021-10-30 20:57:16

    Good taste but as Jennifer stated there is a great deal of sauce and very liquidy!! Needs to be thickened but wasn’t sure how to. I did try to add a tad of cream cheese but probably didn’t add enough. Also my color was white and not golden like picture. Just ok. Kinda disappointed

  • Jennifer

    2021-10-17 12:26:21

    Very good but my husband is a VERY picky eater and this is one thing he actually ate and liked...but it was a lot of sauce and so how can I thicken it up w/o messing up the taste too much

  • Lori

    2021-06-26 20:00:19

    Thanks for posting such a great recipe! Really yummy, my very picky family loved it! The sauce was way too runny, but it tasted so good that it didn’t matter. I like the idea of cooking pasta to thicken the sauce; do you think it would work with gluten-free pasta? This would also rock over mashed potatoes!

  • Emily

    2021-04-13 18:45:04

    I just finished making it and used half & half, I wish I read the bottom section about adding it later like most dairy items in a crock pot because it separated and looks a bit strange. Hoping I can add flour and maybe more cheese to thicken it and even it out..

  • Grant Donaghy

    2021-02-19 00:26:54

    Kept the lid off the last hour and cooked longer than stated to try and reduce the sauce as there is a lot and it’s very watery but the taste is unreal. The broccoli does disappear but i love the texture it gives. Could easily do as others say and add more broccoli near the end or add pasta which seems like would make a perfect dish from it. The taste was a winner with the entire family so will be a regular meal here now.

  • Alicia

    2021-01-24 20:30:52

    The whole family enjoyed- kids range from age 8-13. I read prior reviews and only did 1 tbsp of Cajun seasoning and it was perfect. I added broccoli the last 15 minutes of cooking and served over bow tie pasta. I also did close to 2 lbs of chicken which equates to 3 large chicken breasts. Yummy! Enjoyed by all.

  • Brandon

    2021-01-16 17:39:55

    Best recipe ever!!! I I did add 16oz of bow tie and it was the best. Thank you!!!

  • Brandon

    2021-01-16 17:39:35

    Best recipe ever!!! I I did add 16oz of bow tie and it was the best. Thank you!!!

  • Erica

    2020-12-07 18:25:21

    Not to bad. I was expecting something a little different, it is good but I do recommend adding your own kick to it, I seasoned my chicken good before adding it to the crock pot, I also used a Parmesan seasoning about half way into cooking, and also some sharp cheddar cheese that was pre shredded. It does turn out with a lot of sauce so I cooked spaghetti noodles and added them to the crock pot and let it soak together for about 15 minutes.

  • Tim

    2020-11-17 19:12:22

    It was good, but not all cajun spice is created equal, they very greatly in salt content. I have two, one is 50mg per 1/4 tsp, the other with approximatly 200mg per 1/4 tsp. I did not have enough of the seasoning with the lower salt content, so i used the higher content one. It came out a bit salty. Otherwise it was good.

  • Lea

    2020-11-15 18:38:34

    I added a box of cooked penne, it soaked up the sauce perfectly. I found it was too spicy, so next time I will cut the Cajun seasoning by half. Otherwise, it’s an easy and tasty recipe

  • cynthia

    2020-10-28 18:55:38

    This was tasty, but there was way too much sauce. I knew when measuring 2 whole cups of cream for a crock pot and one whole cup of broth that it seemed unreasonable, but I went with it. I hope all of this yummy alfredo sauce doesn't separate when I freeze it because it would be sad to waste all of the spicy-yummy-creaminess.

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