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crockpot chicken and salsa in slow cooker

Easy Crockpot Chicken and Salsa Recipe

  • Author: Emily Dingmann of myeverydaytable.com
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Mexican


This EASY crockpot chicken and salsa takes just 2 min to prep and 3 ingredients. Use slow cooker salsa chicken in tacos, salad, burrito bowls, and more!


  • 3 lbs. chicken breast (skinless, boneless)
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa 


  1. Place the chicken in the slow cooker. 
  2. Sprinkle with garlic powder, sea salt, and pepper. 
  3. Top with salsa to cover chicken.
  4. Place cover on slow cooker and cook on high for 2 1/2-3 hours, or low for 5-6 hours, until chicken is cooked through to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.  
  5. Lightly shred or chop 1/2 of the chicken


  • Recipe makes 8 big servings, but you can definitely stretch it to more.

Keywords: chicken and salsa, crockpot chicken and salsa, salsa chicken