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Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

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Ready In: 9 hours 10 minutes
Serves: 4
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added Sugar
Try this Salsa Chicken recipe tonight and see just how easy cooking with a crock pot can be!

What you'll need

Measuring cups
Cutting board
Sharp knife
Crockpot (slow cooker)
Mixing utensil


Serves 4
1 pound Chicken Thighs boneless, skinless
2 cups Salsa purchased or home-made
15 1/2 ounces Black Beans canned, drained, and rinsed or of Kidney Beans canned, drained, and rinsed or of Pinto Beans canned, drained, and rinsed
1 cup Vegetables fresh or frozen, chopped
1 tablespoon Taco Seasoning optional

Slow Cooker Directions 6 hours


Cover chicken with salsa, beans, and veggies in slow cooker. Add seasoning, if using.


Cook on LOW for 6-9 hours. The cooking time will vary with the type of chicken meat and size of pieces.


Remove chicken to a large bowl. Chop, or shred with two forks, then add back into the pot and stir. Serve with tortillas and/or rice, or on top of salad greens.

Pressure Cooker Directions 50 minutes


Spread half the salsa in the bottom of the pressure cooker (add a few tablespoons of water if your salsa is thick), then place chicken on top.


Sprinkle seasoning, if using, all over the chicken. Cover the chicken with the remaining salsa, beans, and veggies.


Close the lid. Use manual high pressure for 15 minutes, then naturally release the pressure (remove from heat or turn off and let sit) for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.50 cup

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5 g6%
Saturated Fat 1 g5%
Sodium 206 mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 12 g4%
Dietary Fiber 4 g14%
Protein 38 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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