how to cook turkey thighs in crock pot

how to cook turkey thighs in crock pot

How to Cook Turkey Thighs in a Crock Pot

Turkey thighs are an economical way to enjoy a delicious meal. Cooking this part of the Bird in a slow cooker allows you to enjoy succulent, tender meat with very little work. Here’s how to do it:


  • 3-4 boneless turkey thighs
  • 2 cups of chicken stock
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of dried herbs (optional)


  • Grease the inner surface of the crock pot with 1 tablespoon of cooking oil.
  • Add the turkey thighs, chicken stock, onion, garlic and herbs (if using).
  • Stir the ingredients together and place the lid on the crock pot.
  • Set the crock pot on the “Low’ setting and cook for 8-10 hours.
  • Keep an eye on the liquid level and stir once a day to ensure even cooking.
  • When the turkey is cooked through and easily shreds with a fork, it is ready to serve.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve the cooked turkey with mashed potatoes or rice.
  • Shred the cooked turkey and add to tacos or nachos.
  • Add cooked turkey to salads, soups, or stews.

Bon appetite! Enjoy your wonderfully cooked turkey thighs in the crock pot!