Slow Cooker Creamy Salsa Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Quite possibly the best slow cooker chicken ever.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - cup(s) red salsa
  • 1 - 10 oz can(s) cream of chicken
  • 1 - Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1/2 - cup(s) sour cream**
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - cilantro**
  • Garnish: - shredded cheese**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the chicken breasts in the base of the slow cooker and pour the red salsa and cream of chicken soup over and around the chicken. Season with taco seasoning. (Note: Do not add the sour cream before slow cooking.)
  2. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. With 30 minutes, left in the cooking cycle, stir in the sour cream and let finish cooking. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cook the rice as directed.
  4. Prepare the salad.
  5. Serve Slow Cooker Creamy Salsa Chicken with cilantro and shredded cheese garnish over rice with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open 2 cans of cream of chicken soup. Do not dilute it as directed on the can.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup red salsa
  • 1 - 10 oz. can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • Do NOT add the sour cream before freezing.

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours. Stir in the sour cream at the end of the cooking cycle as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Use a cream of chicken soup brand that doesn’t contain gluten.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Creamy Salsa Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. With 30 minutes remaining in cooking cycle, stir in the sour cream.
Serve with cilantro and shredded cheese garnish, over rice with salad.

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