Six Dump Chicken Recipes

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Dump Chicken

Dump chicken is one of my favorite freezer-friendly meals. It’s literally as easy as throwing in your favorite ingredients, adding your chicken, and freezing it! That’s what makes dump chicken recipes so awesome.
For the recipes below, I use about 4-6 chicken breasts. I prefer to buy whole chicken breasts, skin & cut them myself, but you can buy them ready to use. You can also use chicken hindquarters, especially if you plan on grilling them!

If you are making a lot of different kinds/batches, start by having your chicken cut and ready to save time. I get it ready and put it in the fridge until I am ready for it.  Some people start by putting their chicken in first, then mixing their ingredients in a bowl and pouring over.  I normally make 4-6 different types of dump chicken, so that would mean a lot more dishes!

Get out one gallon sized freezer bag per batch you plan to match and prelabel it. I do everything like an assembly line, so I will put each ingredient in every bag it goes in, then move on to the next.  It helps to have each recipe written down and near the bags, from my experience.

Once you have all your ingredients in the bag, except the chicken, zip it shut & either shake or squeeze it.  My kids LOVE to help with this stage. Just make sure you sealed the bags completely! Then, add your chicken and lay them flat in the freezer!  These all work great baked, grilled, or thrown in the crockpot!

Dump Chicken

Stickin’ Chicken

  •  1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt & pepper to taste


Dump Chicken

Lemon & Herb Wine Chicken

  • 1 c white wine
  • 1/2 c olive oil
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 lemon (thinly sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 Tbsp parsley
  • 1 tsp basil, 1 tsp thyme
  • salt & pepper to taste


Dump Chicken

Dijon Chicken

  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 c Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice


Dump Chicken

Jam Dump Chicken

  • 3/4 c jam (blackberry, apricot, or strawberry)
  • 3/4 c ketchup
  • 1/4 c white vinegar
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • dash of salt

Sorry I don’t have pics for these last two yet!

Caribbean Chicken

  • 1 can pineapple (chunks, tidbits, or crushed)
  • 1/2 c raisins
  • 1/3 c. orange juice
  • 1/4 c brown sugar

Cajun Chicken

  • 1/4 c bell pepper (diced)
  • 1/4 c chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (drained)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp basil (dried)
  • salt & pepper to taste

Have you tried any of these Dump Chicken recipes yet?  What’s your favorite recipe?

About Savanah

Savanah is happily married & "Momma" to four amazing boys. She loves spending time creating new dishes, playing in the garden, and homeschooling the boys. Her husband travels for work and is gone most of the year, so they always look forward to showing off their latest projects when he comes home. She is working hard on paying off all their debt, including the house, and saving money without sacrificing the fun things in life.


  1. I love easy. I am pinning this now!

  2. Savanah: Thank you,these ALL sound wonderful ! I can’t wait to try these !! I love doing this when we go camping.

  3. Hi Savanah! Do you put these in the slow cooker frozen, or defrosted? Thanks for your time.

    • We do them in the crockpot or on the grill from frozen. If I’m going to bake them, I throw the bag into the fridge in the morning to defrost a bit.

  4. How long do you cook these meals in the crock pot and in the oven?

    • In the oven, bake them for about 35-40 minutes at 350 (boneless, skinless chicken breasts – longer for hindquarters).

      In the crockpot, cook for 6-8 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high. BLSL chicken breasts take about 6 hours in mine. The time will depend on how large of a crockpot you use and the size of your chicken pieces.

      • Thank you SO much!  I made the Stickin Chicken and it was SUPER good and very flavorful!  I have three others off this list in the freezer now and they all smell fantastic so far!  Can’t wait to try the rest.

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