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Lemonade Chicken (Crock Pot)

This lemonade chicken crock pot recipe is so easy to throw together into your slow cooker and is always a family favorite! The tangy lemon sauce is delicious over rice or noodles, and the ingredients are all simple pantry staple items. It’s budget friendly, freezer friendly, dairy free, gluten free and just perfect for quick weeknight dinners!

  • Author: Bailey
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 ounces thawed lemonade concentrate (3/4 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar or rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • Lemon slices or wedges for serving


  1. Spray the slow cooker insert with a light coating of cooking oil and add the chicken breasts to the bottom
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the thawed lemonade concentrate, brown sugar, ketchup and vinegar until combined. Pour the sauce evenly over the chicken
  3. Cover the slow cooker with the lid and cook on low for 4 to 6 hours or on high for 2 to 3 hours
  4. 30 minutes prior to the chicken being done cooking, whisk together the flour and water to make a slurry
  5. Remove the chicken breasts from the slow cooker and set aside. Turn the slow cooker to high if it isn’t already and pour the slurry into the slow cooker and whisk into the sauce. Place the chicken back into the slow cooker and let it finish cooking for the remaining 30 minutes
  6. Serve over white rice with a side of vegetables such as broccoli. Pour some of the sauce over the chicken breast. Garnish with lemon slices or wedges


Nutrition Facts:

  • Serving Size: 1 chicken breast
  • Calories: 312
  • Sugar: 20 g
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 31 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 40 g