Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken
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Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken

This version of Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken is made without butter but with buttery chicken thighs instead.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot, mississippi chicken, slow cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 213kcal
Author: Sarah Olson


  • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs (trim and discard large pieces of fat)
  • 1 oz. packet ranch dressing mix
  • 16 oz. deli sliced pepperoncini peppers (save 1/2 cup of juices, discard the rest)


  • Add the chicken to the slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle over the ranch seasoning mix and the pepperoncinis and the half cup of juices from the jar.
  • Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or on high for 4 hours.
  • Serve the chicken thighs whole or shred them all. Serve over rice, buns or even baked potatoes.



Slow Cooker Size: 4-quart or larger
If you desire to use chicken breast I would add a half stick of butter for flavor.
Whole peperoncinis can be useed or the mini spicy ones.
Nutritional Values are approximate, please use your own calculation if you require a special diet. Values below are for 1/6 of the recipe.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 499mg | Potassium: 564mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 62.5mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1.6mg