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Slow Mexican salsa chicken

Recipe Information

Servings 8
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 8 Hours
Total Time 8 Hours, 10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Chicken
Category Poultry
Mea l Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Cook Method Slow Cooker
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Heart Healthy; High Protein


  • 2 pounds (32 ounces) chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

  • 1 cup salsa 

  • 1/2 cup water 

  • 1 cup petite diced canned tomatoes, low-sodium

  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 

  • 1 cup onions, diced fine

  • 1/2 cup celery, diced fine

  • 1/2 cup carrots, shredded

  • 3 tablespoons reduced fat sour cream 



  • In a bowl, combine the tomatoes, onions, celery, and carrots and set aside.

  • Place the chicken in a slow cooker and sprinkle with taco seasoning.

  • Layer the vegetable mixture and salsa on top of the seasoned chicken.

  • Pour the water over the mixture and set the slow cooker on low. Cook for 6-8 hours.

  • The chicken is cooked when it breaks apart easily into shredded chicken.

  • When serving, break up chicken and stir in sour cream.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 165 cal

  • Total fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 68mg

  • Sodium: 254mg

  • Carbohydrate: 8g

  • Fiber: 3g

  • Protein: 28g