Super Fast Chicken Freezer Meals that are perfect for FAMILIES! Kid friendly recipes that are quick and easy! From www.overthebigmoon.com!

Super Fast Chicken Freezer Meals

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I decided to do a round of Freezer Meals this last week!  Originally, Jessica from Pretty Providence and I were going to do them together again, but I had a sick 2 year old and with her having a newborn baby girl, we decided not to risk it.  RSV is popping up all over the place right now in babies… and I didn’t want to chance her Nora getting sick.

All of these meals were pretty much a chicken and a sauce, so they were SO fast to put together.  These are all the type of meals that I will serve with Rice and a quick veggie.  I made 5 new recipes, plus 2 recipes from Freezer Meals from Round #1!  And, I made 2 of each recipe!  So, I ended up with 14 freezer meals in about 1 1/2 hours!  Can I hear a WOO WOO!!

All the recipes are ingredients for ONE Freezer Meal.  So, if you’re doing two, then you’ll need double what the typed recipe reads!

Recipe #1: French Chicken

I got this recipe from my sister, who got it from a friend.  I have made it a ton of times, but this was my first time putting it together for a Freezer meal!  It’ll be nice to have it all ready!  I generally just serve it with Rice!

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4-6 Chicken Breasts (I use the Costco Pouches and generally 3 to 4 breasts is PLENTY for my family of 4)

1 can of Cranberry Sauce (I like Whole Berry best for this recipe)

8 oz of French Dressing

1 packet of Lipton Onion Soup Mix

Mix Chicken, Cranberry Sauce, French Dressing and Lipton Onion Soup Mix in a Gallon Freezer Ziplock Bag.  After closing, take your hands and smash all the ingredients to combine.

To cook: Take the Freezer Meal out of the Freezer and hour before starting or run it under some room temperature water for about 30 seconds.  Dump meal in the a Crockpot and cook on Low for 4-6 hours!

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Recipe #2: Teriyaki Chicken

This recipe is from my mother-in-law!  It’s a recipe that I generally bake, but have made using a crockpot before.  It’s one of my families favorites!

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6-8 Bonesless, Skinless Chicken Thighs

1 Cup Teriyaki Sauce

1 Cup Water

2/3 Cup Brown Sugar

3 Cloves Garlic

A few slices of of Ginger

Add all ingredients to a Freezer Gallon Ziplock Bag!  Don’t stres about trimming up the Chicken Thighs too much, it’s really not needed!  One of the reasons I love crockpotting Chicken Thighs is because the fat melts and only adds to the taste!!  Once bag is closed with all the air out use your hands to mix all the ingredients and make sure the Thighs are sitting in a good sauce!!

To cook: Take the Freezer Meal out of the Freezer and hour before starting OR run it under some room temperature water for about 30 seconds.  Dump meal in the a Crockpot and cook on Low for 4-6 hours!

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Recipe #3: Sweet BBQ Chicken

I adapted this recipe from one that a friend shared with me from Just a Pinch Recipes.  If you decide to use a Sweet BBQ Sauce, then you’ll want to reduce the amount of Brown Sugar you use.

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4-6 Chicken Breasts

12 oz bottle of BBQ Sauce

1/2 Cup Brown Sugar (I like mine really sweet, so I’ll usually do a little bit more then this)

1/4 Cup Vinegar

1/8 teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper

1 tsp Garlic Powder

Once the chicken is cleaned, I like to rub it with the Cayenne Pepper.  But, if you’re in a hurry you can just add the Chicken to a Freezer Gallon Ziplock Bag and then add the rest of the ingredients.  Once bag is closed, use your hands to mash all the ingredients together!

To cook: Take the Freezer Meal out of the Freezer and hour before starting OR run it under some room temperature water for about 30 seconds.  Dump meal in the a Crockpot and cook on Low for 4-6 hours!

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Recipe #4: Creamy Chicken Italian-O

I got this recipe from Lisa actually!  It’s a yummy one! Enjoy!

CreamyChickenIngredients

4-6 Chicken Breasts

8 oz Cream Cheese

1 Can of Cream of Chicken

1 Dry Packet of Italian Seasoning

Take softened Cream Cheese, Cream of Chicken and Italian Seasoning and mix together in a bowl.  Take cleaned chicken and place in a Freezer Gallon Ziplock Bag and top with the mixture.  After Ziplock bag is closed, take your hands and push wet mixture to cover chicken.

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To cook: Take the Freezer Meal out of the Freezer and hour before starting OR run it under some room temperature water for about 30 seconds.  Dump meal in the a Crockpot and cook on Low for 4-6 hours!

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Recipe #5: Cafe Rio Crockpot Chicken

I got this recipe from Chef in Training!

CafeRioChickenIngredients

4-6 Chicken Breasts

1/2 a small bottle of Zesty Italian Dressing

1 Packet of Dry Ranch Dressing (3 TB)

1/2 Cup Water

1/2 TB of Minced Garlic

1/2 TB Chili Powder

1/2 TB Ground Cumin

Combine all ingredients in a Freezer Gallon Ziplock Bag.  Once ziplock bag is closed, take your hands and combine all ingredients together well.

To cook: Take the Freezer Meal out of the Freezer and hour before starting OR run it under some room temperature water for about 30 seconds.  Dump meal in the a Crockpot and cook on Low for 4-6 hours!

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I also made a couple of the Freezer Meal Recipes from Round #1.  I made a couple Worlds Best Chicken Freezer Meals and a couple Garlic Lime Chicken Freezer Meals.  My husband really enjoyed both of those last time!

Recipe #6: Garlic Lime Chicken

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Recipe #7: Worlds Best Chicken

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It feels so good to have my Deep Freezer FULL!  WooWoo!!  I hope these recipes are ones that you and your family enjoy!  Good luck filling up your freezers!

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Pam is a stay at home working mama that enjoys all phases of life! Between her 3 kids, fur baby (a beyond cute Goldendoodle), wonderful husband, friends and working, she stays pretty busy! But, she is loving every aspect of her life! Here on Over the Big Moon, she loves to share DIY's, recipes, printables, organization tips and more!

Comments (102)

  • YUCK! Way too much dependence on cheap processed foods and sugar for these recipes. Thanks for the ideas, but I will be making substitutions with real ingredients. (takes a little longer to prepare, but isn’t made from chemicals!)

  • I make a version of the Creamy Italian Chicken all the time, and it is fantastic. I, however, add a can of diced tomatoes. Totally worth it!

  • I make a similar recipe to the “French Chicken”, called “Cranberry Chicken”, and the only difference is I use Catalina dressing instead of French dressing. Other than that, it’s identical, and amazingly delicious!

    However, I never put frozen chicken directly into my crock pot or slow cooker. The chicken spends too much time in that “danger zone” temperature where bacteria can thrive. It’s just not worth the risk. I prefer to take the meal out of the freezer a day ahead and let it thaw in the fridge, or if pressed for time, simply cook in the oven.

    These all look like good, tasty, time-saving recipes, and I’ll be saving them to my recipe file to try out. Thanks so much!

  • Not sure you will get this comment since your post was from last year. I made the Teriyaki chicken but some of the liquid in the bag is not freezing. It just feels slushy. Do you have any suggestions?

  • Hi can you tell me how much is in a packet of Italian seasoning? From the Uk x ( sorry if it’s been asked already)

  • Vanessa Marquiss Barker

    We just got a chest freezer and I can’t wait to fill it up with great freezer meals. Thanks for the recipes.

  • Did you have a problem with freezing the cream cheese? I’ve never tried it, but I found another recipe that advised against it and suggested to add it the day it was being cooked. Any thoughts?

    • I don’t see why that would be a problem. If the Turkey is already cooked, then you won’t need to cook it as long. Good luck – let me know how they turn out!

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