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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
Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs
Total Time
8 hrs 5 mins
 

Salsa Verde Chicken is as easy to make as it is delicious with just four ingredients, simmered in a slow cooker, served over rice! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: salsa verde chicken, Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 271 kcal
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 or white rice, , serving suggestion
Instructions
  1. In bowl combine chicken and taco seasoning mix, tossing until evenly coated. Arrange in bottom of slow cooker.

  2. Pour salsa verde over chicken. Cook 7-8 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high.
  3. Stir and sprinkle with cilantro. Serve over hot cooked rice.
Recipe Notes

Makes 5 cups + rice.

Recipe Tips

  • Don't have chicken thighs? Feel free to use chicken breasts!
  • Don't have fresh cilantro? No worries, our chicken recipe will taste just as delicious without it!
  • Don't have an envelope of taco seasonng? Make our Homemade Taco Seasoning with just a few basic spices in your cabinet!
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 271 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 215mg72%
Sodium 224mg10%
Potassium 556mg16%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 44g88%
Vitamin A 91IU2%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.