Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken

Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken

shmeya 0

"I sometimes chop up a chipotle pepper and throw it in with some adobo sauce for a twist. I don't measure spices, so my measurements are conservative."


4 h 15 m servings 152 cals
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Original recipe yields 3 servings



  • Calories:
  • 152 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 24.4 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 392 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Arrange the chicken breasts in the bottom of a slow cooker, and pour in the salsa and tomato sauce. Add the garlic and onion, and sprinkle in the cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Set the cooker on Low, and cook until the chicken is very tender, 4 to 5 hours. Shred the chicken with two forks for serving.


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  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 121 Ratings


Followed recipe exactly and put it in my small slow cooker. So easy and it makes a tasty, filling dinner. I shredded the chicken and put it in tortillas with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and sou...

Awesome & easy! I didn't have 4 hours so I cooked on high for a little over 2 hours, shredded it then cooked on low for another 20 minutes. Adults had on hoagies with melted moz on top. Kids lov...

I flipped out a bit when I realized I had NO tomato sauce in my pantry. Whoops. I did have V-8 so I used that instead. I also threw in a handful of fresh cilantro. This smells AMAZING, a lot lik...

This is very good! The chicken is not dry and just falls apart! I made burritos out of it with green chile and cheese!

Extremely easy and flavorful! I used hot salsa since that was all I had and it was quite spicy, but great... I put the meat in tacos with shreaded cheddar and sour cream. My husband wants it o...

I completely forgot the red onion but this still tasted great. I added a few dashes of red pepper sauce too. Served over rice but husband suggested to serve in fajitas next time. Great flavor.

This was pretty good. This is the first time I have cooked in a crock pot. My crock pot doesn't have a low + 4 or 5 hr option, (it has a "high 4 or 6 hour" setting,) so I set it at "low 8 hrs"...

I followed this recipe as posted, except I only had white onion and 2 chicken breasts. To make up for the missing breast, I added a can of black beans. I put the chicken in the crock pot, then p...

Excellent. Made this for the first time today and served it as both the meat in tacos for the kids (5&9) and on Mexican salads for the adults. It was a universal hit. We'll try the chipotle pepp...