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Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken is as easy to make as it is delicious with just four ingredients, simmered in a slow cooker, served over rice! slow cooker | crockpot | chicken | easy | dinner | four ingredients | rice | Mexican | #swirlsofflavor
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Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken

Salsa Verde Chicken is as easy to make as it is delicious with just four ingredients, simmered in a slow cooker, served over rice! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: salsa verde chicken, Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 271kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs , cut in chunks
  • 1 envelope (1 oz.) taco seasoning mix
  • 1 jar (16 oz.) salsa verde
  • 2 Tbs. chopped cilantro
  • hot cooked yellow , serving suggestion

Instructions

  • In bowl combine chicken and taco seasoning mix, tossing until evenly coated. Arrange in bottom of slow cooker.
  • Pour salsa verde over chicken. Cook 7-8 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high.
  • Stir and sprinkle with cilantro. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Notes

Makes 5 cups + rice.
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
  • Don't have fresh cilantro? No worries, our chicken recipe will taste just as delicious without it!
  • Don't have an envelope of taco seasoning? Make our Homemade Taco Seasoning with just a few basic spices in your cabinet!
  • Serve with your favorite toppings, such as sour cream, shredded cheese and chopped tomato
  • Serve with lime wedges
Substitutions
  • Don't have chicken thighs? Feel free to use chicken breasts!
  • You can substitute parsley for the cilantro
  • Substitute red salsa for the salsa verde
What to serve with salsa chicken
  • yellow rice
  • white rice
  • brown rice
  • quinoa
  • orzo
  • cauliflower rice

Nutrition

Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 215mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 556mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2mg