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Crockpot Salsa Chicken

Crockpot Salsa Chicken is the easiest recipe ever and literally can’t be ruined. All you need is salsa and chicken, that’s it. This easy Mexican shredded chicken is the perfect weeknight meal!
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time3 hours
Total Time3 hours 30 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: crock pot salsa chicken, salsa chicken, slow cooker salsa chicken
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 64kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell


  • 2 large or 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 jar salsa
  • Sour cream optional
  • Avocado optional
  • Shredded cheese optional
  • Chopped green onions optional and extra fancy
  • Rice/Tortillas/Taco Shells/Lettuce for serving


  • Place chicken breasts in a slow cooker.
  • Pour 3/4 jar of salsa over chicken. Save a little for serving
  • Cook for 3-4 hours on high or 4-6 hours on low
  • Shred chicken with fork and mix in juices.
  • Top with all your favorites


Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg