Slow Cooker Chicken and Noodles

Slow Cooker Chicken and Noodles is a classic comfort food made easy. Tender chicken, carrots, peas, and a rich sauce are slow-cooked and then mixed with noodles for a hearty, delicious meal that satisfies the entire family.

bowl full of slow cooker chicken and noodles.

Whether you want to warm up on a cold day or need an easy weeknight dinner for a hungry family, this chicken noodle recipe has you covered. We make this year-round because it’s so easy, and every bite is filled with the warmth of its ingredients and the memories it invokes.

bowl full of slow cooker chicken and noodles.

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s an easy, slow cooker recipe that takes very little effort.
  • It only uses a few simple ingredients you can find anywhere.
  • It’s a great meal for the whole family or to feed a crowd at potlucks.


bowls of chicken breasts, egg noodles, seasoning, cream of chicken soup, butter, carrots, peas, and parsley.

You’ll only need a few basic kitchen staples to make this recipe. You’ll find everything you need listed here, but the exact amounts are in the recipe card at the end of the post.

  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Garlic salt
  • Minced dried onion
  • Black pepper
  • Chicken stock
  • Cream of chicken soup
  • Carrots – peeled and sliced
  • Butter
  • Frozen peas
  • Frozen noodles

🔪 How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken and Noodles

Making this recipe couldn’t be easier. Just put everything in the slow cooker and let it do the rest!

butter, chicken ,carrots, seaosning, and cream of chicken soup in the crcokpot.

Step 1: Combine the Chicken, Seasonings, and Soup

Place the chicken breasts in the slow cooker. Then, add the garlic salt, minced onions, and black pepper. Add chicken stock, cream of chicken soup, sliced carrots, and butter.

Step 2: Cook

Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 4 hours or on high for 2 hours.

Step 3: Shred the Chicken

Remove the chicken and shred it.

frozen egg noodles being added to the crockpot.

Step 4: Cook the Noodles and Peas

Return the shredded chicken to the slow cooker. Then, add the frozen noodles and peas. Stir.

slow cooker chicken and noddles cooling in the crockpot.

Step 5: Continue Cooking

Cover and cook for another 1 1/2 to 2 hours until the noodles are cooked through. Enjoy!


  • Try adding red pepper flakes for a spicy kick.
  • You can make this recipe with ground beef or Italian sausage.
  • Add frozen mixed vegetables.
  • Cream of mushroom soup works well in this recipe.

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🥄 Equipment

  • Measuring spoons
  • Slow cooker
  • Can opener

🥫 Storage

Refrigerate this chicken and noodles for up to 3 days in an air-tight container. For longer storage, freeze for up to 3 months in an air-tight, freezer-safe container. Defrost in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.

To reheat, place the chicken and noodles in a saucepan and cook over medium-low heat until heated through.

bowl full of slow cooker chicken and noodles.

Serve With

Pair this slow cooker chicken and noodles with a simple salad and crusty bread, garlic bread, or breadsticks. It’s already a full meal on its own, so we like to keep things simple.

💭 Tips

  • Shred the chicken while it’s as hot as safe to handle. Hot meat shreds so much more easily.
  • Check the noodles at about 1 1/2 hours to ensure they don’t overcook and get mushy.
  • Add the frozen peas when you add the noodles for perfect cooking.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What is slow cooker chicken and noodles?

Slow cooker chicken and noodles is casserole-style noodle dish made in the slow cooker with chicken, vegetables, cream soup, and noodles.

Why did my noodles get mushy?

The time it takes to cook the noodles depends on the type used. Be sure to check your noodles about 30 minutes before you think they’ll be done to prevent overcooking.

Can I use other meat in this recipe?

Yes, you can. Pork or beef both work well.

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🧾Recipe Card

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bowl full of slow cooker chicken and noodles.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Noodles

Slow cooker chicken and noodle are a classic dish that brings a ton of flavor to your dinner table. Plus, the slow cooker does the work.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 716kcal


  • slow cooker


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced dried onion
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 21 ounces cream of chicken soup
  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 24 ounces frozen noodles We used Reames


  • Place your chicken breasts in your slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle over the garlic salt, minced dried onion and black pepper.
  • Into the slow cooker add the chicken stock, cream of chicken soup, sliced carrots and butter.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2 hours.
  • Remove the chicken and shred.
  • To the slow cooker add the frozen noodles, shredded chicken and peas.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Cover and continue to cook another 1 ½ to 2 hours until the noodles are cooked through.
  • Serve!


Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 716kcal | Carbohydrates: 102g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 1.468mg | Potassium: 973mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 5.593IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 4mg

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