Looking for make-ahead chicken dishes to prep on the weekend to get you set up for the week? We’ve got you covered! From slow cooker chicken curry to chicken chili and pizza too, there’s something for everyone in this collection of delectable recipes.
Slow Cooker Thai Red Curry Soup
Bring the warm flavours of Thailand into your kitchen with this comforting curry soup. Thai red curry paste, onion, ginger and garlic create an aromatic base of flavour that is tempered with creamy coconut milk. Chicken, broccoli and carrots are simmered slowly for a hands-off, make-ahead meal that’s ready at dinner-time. No need for take-out!
Chicken and Rice Paprikash Casserole
Savour the flavour of this comforting one-pot dish filled with tender chicken, brown rice, red peppers and smoky, Hungarian paprika. This delicious meal freezes well, making it a perfect make-ahead recipe.
White Bean and Chicken Chili
Made with ground chicken, white beans and Swiss chard, this crowd-pleasing chili chases away the cold. Make a big batch, and then portion it out for lunches all week.
Chicken Rice Soup
Now this is what we call classic cold-weather comfort food. Make a double batch of this hearty, freezer-friendly, soothing chicken soup, so you’ll always have a bowl on hand.
Chicken Tortilla Casserole
A twist on two classics, this Mexican-inspired lasagna is combines layers of cheese, salsa verde, rice, corn and beans and juicy chicken breast to make a comforting make-ahead dish.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Vegetable Soup
This comforting chicken soup is easy to put together with an assist from the slow cooker. It also uses lots of leftovers — making for a convenient and super-tasty make-ahead lunch.
Chicken Fajita Lasagna
This make-ahead lasagna — which uses tortillas in place of pasta — is a quick and easy alternative to traditional fajitas.
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup
Let your slow cooker work its magic by turning simple ingredients like chicken, veggies, beans and spices into bowl full of Mexican-inspired flavour. Top the soup with crunchy tortilla chips, cheese and sour cream, and enjoy a no-fuss dinner.
Slow Cooker Coconut Chicken Curry
Creamy and full of bold flavours, this coconut chicken curry can be started ahead of time in the slow cooker and then enjoyed as a yummy end to any long workday.