5-Ingredient Creamy Crack Chicken Recipe Cooks Low & Slow by 30Seconds Food

5-Ingredient Creamy Crack Chicken Recipe Cooks Low & Slow

What's crack chicken? It's creamy, ranch dressing seasoned chicken mixed with egg noodles and sometimes peas. While some may not like the name, they will love the flavor! Who wouldn't love that combination? You could even add more vegetables into the dish, like broccoli, carrots or green beans. 

This easy noodle and chicken recipe is a comforting, family-pleasing dinner that's easy on the wallet. Besides being budget friendly, even picky eaters seem to enjoy this recipe. Pack the leftovers for lunch the next day! 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 1/2 hours
Total Time: 8 1/2 hours
Servings: 4


  • 3 - 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 
  • 1 box (8 ounces) cream cheese
  • 1 envelope dry ranch seasoning mix
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 package (8 ounces) egg noodles
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas (optional)

Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the chicken, cream cheese, ranch dressing mix and chicken broth into a slow cooker. 
  2. Cook on low for about 8 hours. 
  3. Remove chicken, shred and return to pot. 
  4. Add the egg noodles and peas. Cook about 30 minutes more or until noodles are tender. Serve. 

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Elisa Schmitz
OK, that sounds really good. A definite family pleaser!
Comfort food, yummy. 😋
The best homemade chicken noodle soup EVER. We have made this many times - an absolute favorite. The only change I have made to the recipe is to brown the chicken and deglaze the pan into the crockpot at the start. Yummy!

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