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Slow Cooker Cranberry Orange Chicken

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Servings 4


  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 14 oz can of whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup of dried cranberries
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • zest from one large orange
  • salt and pepper or all-purpose steak seasoning


  1. In the bottom of a slow cooker, stir together cranberry sauce, orange juice, and dried cranberries.
  2. Place seasoned chicken breasts in slow cooker.
  3. Cook chicken breasts on low for about 4 hours, or until breasts reach 165 degrees.
  4. Remove chicken breasts and transfer liquid to a wide sauté pan or skillet.
  5. Bring liquid to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until mixture thickens.
  6. Serve cranberry orange glaze over chicken breast.

Recipe Notes

Use a large wide pan to reduce sauce. More surface area in the pan allows the sauce to reduce quicker, and dinner to be ready sooner!