Slow Cooker Chicken Spaghetti

Slow Cooker Simple Chicken Spaghetti

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 25 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 589kcal
Author Jennifer Draper


  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 3 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 12 oz spaghetti noodles
  • Fresh grated Parmesan cheese and parsley for serving optional


  • Heat skillet on stove over medium high heat
  • Cut butter into 1 tablespoon pieces and add to skillet
  • Let melt until butter starts to bubble then start to whisk
  • Add garlic, sage and salt and continue whisking until bubbles dissipate and butter starts to develop brown specks and takes on a nutty aroma
  • Remove from heat and continue to whisk for 1-2 minutes while it cools a bit
  • Add to crock along with chicken and broth
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 until chicken is fully cooked
  • Remove chicken from crock and shred
  • Add cream and spaghetti noodles to crock and press the noodles into the liquid until they start to soften and can be fully covered
  • Return chicken and give everything a little stir
  • Turn slow cooker to high and continue to cook for 30-40 minutes (stir 2-3 times) until pasta is fully cooked to your liking
  • Serve with cheese and parsley as desired


I cooked this on high in my 5 quart slow cooker for 4 hours then for another 35 minutes with the pasta noodles


Calories: 589kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 345mg | Potassium: 431mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1070IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1.5mg