Crock Pot Chicken Thighs Recipe

Chicken Thighs cooked in the crock pot make a mouthwatering recipe that’s perfect for a busy weeknight or lazy weekends!

Crockpot chicken thighs are a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for busy weeknights. To make crockpot chicken thighs, start by seasoning the chicken thighs with salt, pepper, and any other spices you like.

You can also add chopped onions, garlic, or bell peppers for extra flavor.

Next, place the chicken thighs in the crockpot and add a liquid, such as chicken broth, soy sauce, or barbecue sauce, to help keep the chicken moist during cooking.



  • 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley – optional


Heat olive oil in a cast-iron skillet or heavy bottom pan. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and sear, skin side down until golden. Remove the chicken from the pan and place skin side up in the crock pot.

To a medium-size bowl, add ketchup, soy sauce, honey, garlic, onion powder dried thyme, dried parsley, and dried mustard. Whisk together and pour over the chicken.

Place lid on the crock pot and cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 5 hours until chicken is done and the sauce has thickened.

Remove chicken and place on a serving dish. Spoon over the sauce from the bottom of the crock pot, sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve.

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