Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
So much flavor from simple ingredients! This chicken is also perfect for tacos, taco salad, or enchiladas.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - large boneless chicken breasts
  • 8 - boneless chicken thighs
  • 16 - oz. red salsa
  • 1 - 4 oz. can(s) green chiles
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - avocado slices**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the chicken breasts and chicken thighs in the base of the slow cooker and pour the red salsa and green chilies around the chicken. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the chicken with 2 forks.
  3. Cook the rice as directed.
  4. Prepare veggies and slice avocado garnish.
  5. Serve Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken with avocado slices, over rice with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

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

    • 2 large boneless chicken breasts
    • 8 boneless chicken thighs
    • 16 oz. red salsa
    • 1 - 4 oz. can green chilies
    • Salt and pepper

    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.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free if you use gluten-free soy sauce.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

    Printable Label Instructions

    Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Shred chicken with 2 forks after cooking and garnish with avocado slices.
    Serve over rice with veggies.