Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

 

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken – Easy, quick, Healthy weeknight meal. Just add southwest seasoning mix, salsa and chicken to your slow cooker, on high for 3 hours.

 

I’m excited to share this quick and easy recipe with you today!

If you made my Southwest Seasoning Spice Mix from my last post, then you’re already a step ahead on this recipe.   If you make my red salsa recipe or have pretty much any red salsa in your fridge, and a couple chicken breasts, then you’re ready to go.
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken – Easy, quick, Healthy weeknight meal. Just add southwest seasoning mix, salsa and chicken to your slow cooker, on high for 3 hours.

 

Honestly that’s it for ingredients.  How easy? The result is a flavorful, hands-off, healthy dinner recipe.  Just place the chicken breasts on the bottom of your slow cooker.  Sprinkle over the southwest spice mix.  Add the salsa.  Season with salt and pepper.  Cook on high for about 3 hours.  On low, I’m guessing it would probably be about 7 hours, but I’ve only ever cooked it on high.
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken – Easy, quick, Healthy weeknight meal. Just add southwest seasoning mix, salsa and chicken to your slow cooker, on high for 3 hours.

 

Once the chicken is done, serve it however you want.  I usually serve it in a wrap topped with vegetables. For these photos I added some cucumber, red onion and cilantro.  It would be great with some refried beans spread on the wrap and some corn and diced tomato.  You could also add it to a bed of rice with some vegetables.   Enjoy! Let me know how you serve it up. Tag me @checkforpulse on Instagram.

 

Southwest Seasoning Mix – Easy homemade pantry staple, this spice mix is great on grilled vegetables, grilled chicken, roasted sweet potatoes, my slowcooker salsa chicken. PiperCooks Pin For Later!

 

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Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken – Easy, quick, Healthy weeknight meal. Just add southwest seasoning mix, salsa and chicken to your slow cooker, on high for 3 hours.
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Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
3 hr
Total Time
3 hr 5 mins
 

Slow cooked chicken breast with southwest seasoning and red salsa.

Course: Main Dish
Author: pipercooks
Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 16 oz jar salsa
  • 1 tbsp southwest seasoning mix
Instructions
  1. Lay Chicken breasts on the bottom of the slow cooker. Sprinkle with fajita mix. Top with salsa. Cook on high for 3 hrs, or until chicken is cooked through.

    Remove chicken with tongs, to a cutting board. Pull apart with 2 forks, then add back to salsa mix in the crockpot. Serve as you like.  


Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken – Easy, quick, Healthy weeknight meal. Just add southwest seasoning mix, salsa and chicken to your slow cooker, on high for 3 hours.
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken – Easy, quick, Healthy weeknight meal. Just add southwest seasoning mix, salsa and chicken to your slow cooker, on high for 3 hours.
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken – Easy, quick, Healthy weeknight meal. Just add southwest seasoning mix, salsa and chicken to your slow cooker, on high for 3 hours.

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken – Easy, quick, Healthy weeknight meal. Just add southwest seasoning mix, salsa and chicken to your slow cooker, on high for 3 hours.
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken – Easy, quick, Healthy weeknight meal. Just add southwest seasoning mix, salsa and chicken to your slow cooker, on high for 3 hours.
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