Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken cooked low and slow for 4 hours with green chilies, salsa, and Mexican spices. Perfect for burritos, salads and tacos!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken thighs boneless and skinless
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 4 ounce can diced green chilies
  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1-2 chipotle peppers depending on how spicy you would like it
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cilantro for serving if desired

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to the slow cooker except for the salt, pepper and cilantro. Stir to combine.
  2. Cook on low for 4-6 hours or on high for 2-4 hours or until the chicken is cooked through and shreds easily. (You can shred the chicken in the slow cooker or take it out and shred on a cutting board and add it back to the slow cooker)
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve immediately with cilantro if desired.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Mexican Chicken
Author: Kelley