24 Easy Mississippi Chicken Recipes to Try 

Are you in the mood for some Mississippi chicken? Well, you came to the right place. Whether you want something speedy or something scrumptious, one or two of these 24 Mississippi chicken recipes will likely satisfy your tummy and your taste buds! Without further delay, let us jump right into this Mississippi chicken goodness right now!

What is a Mississippi Chicken?

What is a Mississippi Chicken

Before we jump right into the recipes, let us briefly discuss what a Mississippi chicken is in the first place. Simply put, this dish is a variation of the famous Mississippi pot roast. However, instead of using beef, this one uses chicken.

Aside from the meat, this recipe generally uses some ranch dressing mix, au jus gravy mix, butter, and pepperoncini peppers. Additionally, a crock pot is often the appliance of choice for this dish. However, the times have changed, and it should no longer be surprising that there are now many ways to make this dish.

There are some recipes where the ingredients have changed, either adding new elements or omitting some of the traditional ones. People have also been creative in devising different methods to cook this dish. As you will see later, it can also be cooked in the oven or on the grill.

Despite the variations that now exist, that tangy flavor coupled with that slightly spicy kick still exists in almost all of the Mississippi chicken recipes. You can say it is its trademark. One that will not be out of fashion and changed anytime soon.

The 24 Mississippi Chicken Recipes

We are now on the same page. Now, let us get on with the recipes! Whether you are looking for something quick and easy or grand and complicated, mildly or extremely spicy, or traditional or modern, you need not worry! Whatever it is you want, one or two of these recipes will likely be able to help you. Let us not delay then. Let us get to know our first recipe now!


The Country Cook

Let us start with this recipe by The Country Cook! Do you seem to be messing up most of your home-cooked meals? This recipe might be the answer to your problem then! This recipe is easy to follow, only having a few steps. Additionally, it only uses a few ingredients with frozen chicken breasts as the star. It is pretty much a fail-proof recipe.


2. Southern Coastal Cooking Mississippi Chicken Recipe

This recipe is for those looking to cook some Mississippi chicken for a big group. We know that not everyone is good at adjusting measurements. With this recipe, you will not have to. On the other hand, it could also be an ideal recipe to go for if you feel like eating this dish for lunch and dinner for a couple of days.




For those always on the go, this recipe will allow you to serve some Mississippi chicken in a jiffy. The preparations for this recipe take less than 10 minutes, and the dish can be out in less than an hour. On the other hand, it is also a recipe you can consider if you have guests coming over and you need to come up with something. Fast!


4. Crockpot Mississippi Chicken | Easy Chicken Crockpot Recipe

Other recipes are pretty liberal in their use of the pepperoncini. While doing so can enhance the flavor of the dish, it can sometimes render the dish unsuitable for kids. Children are often pretty intolerable when it comes to heat, after all. This recipe only uses a small number of pepperoncini, making it easy to remove after to avoid having the little ones from taking a bite from it.


5. Mississippi Chicken Easy Family Recipes

Mississippi Chicken Easy Family Recipes

Butter is often a staple of a Mississippi chicken recipe. Not in this one, though. This recipe is for those who are not a fan of butter. Instead of the dairy, it uses some garlic cloves, which also makes it ideal for those who want to try and lower their calorie or fat intake.


6. Spicy Mississippi Chicken Recipe

You might like your Mississippi chicken oozing with heat and spiciness. Well, this recipe uses four different peppers, so you can be sure it will be spicy! This one is also an ideal choice if you do not want to use a crock pot or slow cooker, as you need a grill for this one.




For those looking to dig in immediately, this recipe takes less than an hour to make and yields around eight servings, making it an ideal quick meal for the whole family. With the preparation and cooking shortened by hours, you will also have plenty of time to cook up some sides. With that, you might want to try this recipe with potatoes to make it even more filling and nutritious!


8. Pressure Luck Cooking

This recipe will have you opening your spice rack and help you level up your Mississippi chicken dish. It still has the standard ingredients of the traditional but with a few additions and steps. It is ideal if you want some twist and would like to stray from the regular 5-ingredient and 2-step way of making this dish.


9. Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken

Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken

This recipe only has three ingredients as opposed to the traditional 5-ingredient Mississippi chicken recipe. It skips the au jus gravy and the butter. However, it uses chicken thighs instead of the breast, making up for its lack of fat (i.e., butter). This one is best for those who want their dish to be more tangy than savory than usual.

For a delightful journey into Slow Cooker Chicken dishes, you might enjoy exploring our ‘26 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes‘.



You have heard of the crock pot and baked Mississippi chicken. However, you have probably not heard of the Mississippi chicken noodles yet! If you like this dish and slurping on some noodles, you might want to try this recipe then. It has the same ole flavor but with a slight twist. The noodles make this dish more filling, which allows you to forgo the sides if you want to.


11. Baked Mississippi Chicken

Baked Mississippi Chicken

As you can tell by the name, this one is best for those craving the dish but are on a low-carb diet. This recipe will allow you to still enjoy the flavor of the dish, and you will not have to feel guilty. Additionally, it is easy to prepare and takes around an hour to serve, making it a recipe to consider for a last-minute but still low-carb dinner meal.


12. Mississippi Chicken And Vegetables Recipe. Crockpot Meal. Tasty!

Mississippi chicken recipes usually do not include veggies in the mix. However, this recipe does. It is ideal for those looking for a healthier version of this dish. On the other hand, you can also opt for this recipe if you have some veggies about to go bad and do not know where you can use them. No use in letting food go to waste, after all!


13. Crockpot Mississippi Chicken

Crockpot Mississippi Chicken

This recipe has the chicken, the au jus gravy mix, the ranch dressing mix, and the pepperoncini peppers. However, it skips the butter. It is a recipe to consider if you want something that stays true to the traditional recipe but without the added fat from the butter. This recipe is best for those who are lactose intolerant.


14. Crock Pot Mississippi Chicken & Noodles

Did you like the Mississippi chicken noodles we showed you earlier? Well, we have another one that you might want to try out. This recipe is similar to the first one but with some slight variations in the ingredients and measurements. This one is ideal if you want an easy way to add a little more carb to your diet. You will not have to make sides anymore for that.


15. Quick & Easy Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken

Quick & Easy Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken

Are you not a fan of the au jus gravy? No worries. You can do away with it. This recipe will show you how! Without the au jus gravy mix, this recipe would be a little more on the tangy and zesty side, making it an ideal recipe for those who like their Mississippi chicken with a sharper flavor.


16. Quick & Easy Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken

This recipe might surprise you with how quick and easy it is to make! This recipe only uses four ingredients, and you do not really have to do anything fancy. You pretty much dump everything in the crock pot and wait! This one is best for those who want home-cooked meals but cannot spend much time in front of the stove.




Are you a novice cook? This one seems best for beginners. The Seasoned Mom claims it is virtually impossible to mess this one up, so you will not have to worry about messing up your first meal with this one. This recipe also uses some onions, making it ideal if you want the dish to be a little more on the sweet side.


18. Keto Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken

For those on a keto diet, this recipe might be the one for you. This recipe is pretty similar to the standard Mississippi recipe. However, this recipe tells you how to serve this dish while staying on a keto diet. You do not have to worry about staying on track with this one!


19. Crock Pot Mississippi Chicken

Crock Pot Mississippi Chicken

This recipe sticks close to the standard ingredients. However, as you might have already inferred from the name, it is spicy. This recipe shows an easy way to add some extra kick to your dish. It is best for those whose taste buds lean more to the spicy side but do not want to stray from the original flavors.


20. Kentucky Chicken (My Version of Mississippi Chicken)

Are you in the mood to try something different from the traditional recipe? This recipe is similar to the standard way of making the dish. However, it does have one difference! Instead of using the au jus gravy mix, it uses some consomé de pollo! This one is best for those who want their dish to have a more meaty taste.


21. Grilled Mississippi Chicken

Grilled Mississippi Chicken

This dish does not have to stay in the crock pot. With this recipe, you can take the Mississippi chicken flavor from the crock pot onto the grill. You will have to part with the sauce, but you will get that lovely grill marks in exchange. This recipe is one to try if you like grilled dishes or even if you only want to try something new.


22. Slow Cooker Mississippi Chicken Recipe | How to Cook Mississippi Chicken

Is this the first time you will be making some Mississippi chicken? This recipe only uses two chicken breasts, making it ideal if you only want to try this dish out. On the other hand, it is also ideal if it will only be for you or a party of two. This way, you will not have to deal with leftovers.




This recipe stays true to the original, but its ingredients and method of making it stray a bit to keep it low-carb. It skips the au jus and butter. In exchange, it has some olive oil, dill, garlic powder, and onion powder instead. It is best for those on a low-carb diet, but it is also ideal for those who want their dish a little more sour than savory.


24. Mississippi Chicken Recipe in the Masterbuilt Smoker

Do you have a smoker? If so, you might want to try our last recipe for today. This one is easy, but it helps in giving the dish a little bit of that smoky flavor! There is, of course, an added step, but the end result seems to be worth the trouble!


Final Words

Today, we showed you 24 Mississippi chicken recipes. As you have seen, there are many ways to serve some Mississippi chicken on the table, and there is a recipe for everyone!

We hope we got to be of help to you, your taste buds, and your tummy today. If you want to know more delicious dishes like this one, feel free to visit our other talks! Well, that is it from us for now. Until next time, and happy eating!

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