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8 Easy Chicken Freezer Meals in One Hour

8 Easy Chicken Freezer Meals in One Hour

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8 Easy Chicken Freezer Meals

There’s comes a time where we all get busy in our lives and some nights there is no time to prepare dinner. For those busy nights, I have come up with 8 Easy Chicken Freezer Meals that can be prepared in one hour. We ordered 40lbs of chicken from Zaycon Fresh Foods and the hard part was cutting up and trimming the fat off of each piece of chicken.

Each recipe is prepared in a Ziploc bag and put in the freezer until needed. When you are ready to cook the meal thaw it out in the fridge overnight and cook in the crock pot. You can cook while you run errands, at work, etc. and come back to a cooked meal.

To make this easier for you, I have created a free printable shopping list with all of the ingredients for each recipe and a free printable of each recipe.

Download the FREE Shopping List and Recipes HERE!

freezer meals ingredients

 

Shopping List

-40 Chicken Breasts

-1 packet of Ranch Dry Dressing Mix

-Brown Sugar

-Small Jar of Minced Garlic

-1 Bottle of Teriyaki Sauce

-1 Bottle of Italian Dressing

-1 Bottle of Red Hot Wing Sauce

-1 Bottle of Lemon Juice

-1 Bottle of BBQ Sauce

-Olive Oil

-Lemon Juice

-1 Bottle of Mesquite with Lime Juice Marinade

-1 Bottle of Honey Mustard BBQ Sauce

-Butter

-Parsley Flakes

-1 Jar of Salsa

-Salt and Pepper

-8 Ziploc Storage Bags

 

Below is a list of the chicken recipes. Make sure you label each bag before you add the ingredients in as it is easier to write on an empty bag.

 

Teriyaki Chicken

Ingredients

  • 5 Chicken Breasts (cut up into pieces)
  • 1 Bottle of Teriyaki Sauce
  • 1 Cup of Water
  • 2/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a Ziploc bag and mush the ingredients together.
  2. Get all of the air out of the bag and close.
  3. Put in freezer until needed.

To Cook:

  1. Thaw out in the fridge overnight.
  2. Dump the ingredients out of the Ziploc bag into a crock pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

 

Crock Pot Buffalo Ranch Chicken

Ingredients

  • 5 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Bottle of Franks Red Hot Wing Sauce
  • 1 oz. Dry Ranch Dressing Mix
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a Ziploc bag and mush the ingredients together.
  2. Get all of the air out of the bag and close.
  3. Put in freezer until needed.

To Cook:

  1. Thaw out in the fridge overnight.
  2. Dump the ingredients out of the Ziploc bag into a crock pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

 

Lemon Garlic Chicken

 

Ingredients

  • 5 Chicken Breasts
  • 1-2 TSP Minced Garlic
  • ΒΌ Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Parsley Flakes
  • 2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a Ziploc bag and mush the ingredients together.
  2. Get all of the air out of the bag and close.
  3. Put in freezer until needed.

To Cook:

  1. Thaw out in the fridge overnight.
  2. Dump the ingredients out of the Ziploc bag into a crock pot and cook on low for 6-8 hours on low or 4-6 on high.

 

Italian Crock Pot Chicken

 

Ingredients

  • 5 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Bottle of Italian Dressing

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a Ziploc bag and mush the ingredients together.
  2. Get all of the air out of the bag and close.
  3. Put in freezer until needed.

To Cook:

  1. Thaw out in the fridge overnight.
  2. Dump the ingredients out of the Ziploc bag into a crock pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

 

BBQ Chicken

 

Ingredients

  • 5 Chicken Breasts (cut up into pieces)
  • 1 Bottle of BBQ Sauce

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a Ziploc bag and mush the ingredients together.
  2. Get all of the air out of the bag and close.
  3. Put in freezer until needed.

To Cook:

  1. Thaw out in the fridge overnight.
  2. Dump the ingredients out of the Ziploc bag into a crock pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

 

Crock Pot Salsa Chicken

 

Ingredients

  • 5 Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Cups Salsa
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a Ziploc bag and mush the ingredients together.
  2. Get all of the air out of the bag and close.
  3. Put in freezer until needed.

To Cook:

  1. Thaw out in the fridge overnight.
  2. Dump the ingredients out of the Ziploc bag into a crock pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

 

Honey Mustard Chicken

 

Ingredients

  • 5 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Bottle of Honey Mustard BBQ Sauce

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a Ziploc bag and mush the ingredients together.
  2. Get all of the air out of the bag and close.
  3. Put in freezer until needed.

To Cook:

  1. Thaw out in the fridge overnight.
  2. Dump the ingredients out of the Ziploc bag into a crock pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

 

Mesquite with Lime Juice Chicken

 

Ingredients

  • 5 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Bottle of Mesquite with Lime Juice Marinade

Directions

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a Ziploc bag and mush the ingredients together.
  2. Get all of the air out of the bag and close.
  3. Put in freezer until needed.

To Cook:

  1. Thaw out in the fridge overnight.
  2. Dump the ingredients out of the Ziploc bag into a crock pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

16 Comments

  1. Conswaylo
    April 18, 2016 at 5:11 pm
    Reply

    How long can these meals stay frozen?

    • Alison
      April 18, 2016 at 5:57 pm

      If they are wrapped and stored properly they can last 3-4 months.

  2. Marjie
    May 1, 2016 at 7:44 pm
    Reply

    this would be even better if you have a meal sealer you can get all the air out and it will last even longer.

  3. Amanda
    July 28, 2016 at 2:36 am
    Reply

    Are you supposed to cut all the chicken up or leave some whole chicken breasts?

    • denise
      November 6, 2016 at 6:19 pm

      Amanda this was my question as well

  4. Michele
    December 10, 2016 at 1:54 pm
    Reply

    Can’t you just dump the meal into the crockpot while still frozen?

    • S
      December 24, 2016 at 2:33 pm

      I was thinking the same thing. If I cook mine while I am at work I need it to cook longer than that and thought I would start it frozen.

  5. Kristina
    January 20, 2017 at 10:09 pm
    Reply

    Do these have to be cooked in a crackpot? Or could I bake them or cook them in a skillet?

    • Kristina
      January 20, 2017 at 10:10 pm

      Crockpot**

  6. Shelley
    January 29, 2017 at 6:13 pm
    Reply

    How many servings in each recipe? My apologies if it is listed – I scanned and couldn’t find it, but I could just very well have missed it. Thanks.

  7. Sarah
    January 31, 2017 at 5:29 pm
    Reply

    Wondering about how many servings? And also do you serve these over rice or what are your suggestions..?

  8. Gail
    March 8, 2017 at 6:14 am
    Reply

    I see that the recipe for teriyaki chicken calls for cut up chicken, are the other recipes cut up or is the chicken breast left whole?

    • Alison
      March 23, 2017 at 1:55 pm

      The others are left whole unless it says to cut it up. Hope that helps!

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