Easy Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken


This crockpot salsa chicken is simple but so flavorful. Add to tortillas or atop fresh salad greens or rice.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 5 mins


  • 3 chicken breasts

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 (15.5 ounce) jar salsa

  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers


  1. Place chicken in the bottom of a slow cooker. Sprinkle with chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, and onion powder. Top evenly with salsa and green chile peppers.

  2. Cook on Low until chicken breasts are very tender, 6 to 8 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Shred chicken with 2 forks.


You can use any salsa you like.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

138 Calories
3g Fat
10g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 138
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 1038mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 22mg 109%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 559mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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