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Easy Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

  • Author: Chew Out Loud
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: dinner, main


This healthy Easy Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken is incredibly flavorful, tender, and versatile. Serve it in tacos, burritos, enchiladas, or in a bowl over rice. It’s destined to become a family favorite.



  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 24 oz your favorite salsa
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen sweet corn kernels
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can black beans, drained
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Towel dry chicken pieces. Place chicken in slow cooker. Mix salsa and spices together. Spoon over chicken. Cook on low for 6 hours if chicken is defrosted, 8 hours for frozen chicken.
  2. hour prior to finish, remove chicken and shred with forks. Place shredded chicken back in slow cooker along with corn and beans. Finish cooking for the last 1 hour. If needed, season with additional salt and pepper.
  3. Serve salsa chicken with your choice of toppings (avocado, shredded cheddar, etc.) over rice or tortillas for tacos or burritos.