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Easy Crock Pot Lemon Caper Chicken

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This easy lemon caper chicken recipe is made in the Crock Pot and perfect for busy weeknights. Creamy lemon caper butter sauce drizzled over tender juicy chicken served over rice or noodles. So so good.

crock pot lemon caper butter chicken

After a long day at work, what’s better than coming home to an already cooked dinner?

Busy working mom and late night shifts call for slow cooker dinner recipes. Set it and forget it. Looking for an easy weeknight dinner, then you’re in the right spot. 

Looking for a new slow cooker? Here are some slow cookers that I love

  1. Crock-Pot
  2. Instant Pot


crock pot lemon caper butter ingredients

What are capers?

Check out the article above.

lemon caper butter chicken on noodles

For more lemon flavor add in the cut lemons you juiced during the cooking process.

Going keto?

Omit rice/noodles for a keto friendly recipe.

finished lemon caper butter chicken in slow cooker

How to make lemon caper butter chicken?

lemon caper butter chicken

Crock Pot Lemon Caper Butter Chicken

Relle Lum
Creamy lemon caper butter sauce drizzled over tender juicy chicken served over rice or noodles makes for an amazing meal.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 553 kcal


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 4-6 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 3 tablespoons capers
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch


  • Melt butter in microwave safe bowl and set aside.
  • Place chicken breast in slow cooker.
  • In a bowl mix milk, cream, lemon, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, thyme, paprika, capers.
  • Mix in butter.
  • Pour the mixture in the slow cooker.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 7 hours.
  • Remove 1 cup of liquid from pot. Mix in corn starch. Add slurry back to pot to thicken.
  • Serve over noodles or rice.


Serving: 1gCalories: 553kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 58gFat: 30gSaturated Fat: 17gPolyunsaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 218mgSodium: 1085mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2g
Keyword chicken, creamy, Crock Pot, dinner, easy, lemon caper butter chicken, slow cooker
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crock pot lemon caper butter chicken

By on July 13th, 2019

About Relle

Aloha, my name is Relle and welcome to my little home on the internet where I like to share all my favorite Hawaiian recipes (and local ones too).

I am a wife, mom of two, and nurse practitioner here in the beautiful state of Hawai’i. I was born and raised in Hawai’i and I am of native Hawaiian descent. In my spare time I love to cook and bake and I have compiled many of my favorite recipes here for you to enjoy.

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