Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken is an easy and versatile dinner recipe! Made with 3 Simple Ingredients - chicken breasts, taco seasoning, and your favorite salsa. This simple no-fuss meal is perfect as a main dish entree, chicken tacos, burritos, nachos, or served as the protein on top of your salad! It's also a great base for a Chicken Tortilla Soup. Really the sky is the limit with this easy crockpot chicken!
Servings: 6 servings
- 2 pounds chicken breast boneless skinless
- 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
- 2 cups salsa your favorite
Place chicken breast in the bottom of slow cooker.
Sprinkle taco seasoning on top of chicken breasts.
Pour salsa evenly over chicken. Place lid on slow cooker until cooked through to 165°.
Serving whole: Cook 2 hours on high or 4 hours on low- remove from slow cooker to a plate and spoon juices over chicken. You can also melt cheese over the top the last 15 to 30 minutes, if desired. Shredded: Cook about 3 to 4 hours on high or 6 to 8 hours on low, take two forks and pull in opposite directions to shred and mix with the remaining in juices in the slow cooker.
Make it Gluten-free: Use Gluten-free taco seasoning and be sure to shred a block of cheese rather than using pre-shredded cheese.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 854mg | Potassium: 806mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 540IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg