Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken is a simple dinner of chicken cooked in a tangy tomato sauce!
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Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken

Break out your crockpot to make this Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken! Chicken thighs slow cooked with tomatoes and olives for a easy dinner that is ready when you get home!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Mediterranean chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 553kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 2 teaspoons salt divided
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 28 ounces canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • Crumbled Feta cheese for garnish


  • Heat a skillet over medium heat and add olive oil. Use 1 teaspoon salt to season the chicken thighs.
  • Place thighs into the hot pan skin side down. Brown chicken on each side for 3-5 minutes or until skin begins to get crispy. Once chicken is browned remove and set it to the side.
  • Add onion to the pan and cook for 2 minutes. Add white wine to the pan and continue to cook on high until liquid is reduced by half.
  • Combine onion mixture, crushed tomatoes, olives, oregano, garlic, and 1 teaspoons salt in the slow cooker and stir to combine.
  • Place chicken thighs into the sauce and cover. Cook on HIGH for 4 hours.
  • Serve warm with feta cheese sprinkled on top for garnish, if desired.


Calories: 553kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 150mg | Sodium: 2171mg | Potassium: 1002mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 733IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 5mg