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shredded salsa chicken

Easy Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

Katerina | Diethood
Loaded with salsa verde and delicious chopped tomatoes, this healthy crock pot chicken is incredibly flavorful and extremely easy to make.
Servings : 6 serves
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs

Ingredients
  

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14.5-ounces) roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups salsa verde (I use Herdez Salsa Verde)
  • 1/2 tablespoon (or to taste) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon (or to taste) chili powder
  • chopped parsley or cilantro, for garnish
  • jalapeno rings, for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Lightly spray the crock with cooking spray.
  • Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper and place chicken in the crock pot.
  • Arrange onions and garlic over chicken breasts.
  • Add tomatoes, salsa verde, cumin, and chili powder; stir everything around to combine.
  • Cover and cook for 3.5 to 4 hours on HIGH, or 5 to 6 hours on LOW.
  • Remove cover and transfer chicken breasts to a cutting board; using two forks, shred the chicken.*
  • Stir shredded chicken back into the crock pot.
  • Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  • Top with fresh parsley or cilantro and jalapeno rings.
  • Serve in tacos, over salads, and/or rice.

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Notes

*To shred the chicken, you can also place it in a mixing bowl and use your hand mixer or stand mixer to shred the chicken.
**You can serve this with flour tortillas, sandwich bread, and/or burger buns.
Or, serve it as is.
***Place leftovers in a container with a lid and refrigerate for 3 to 5 days.
WW Freestyle Points: 0 

Nutrition

Calories: 176 kcal | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Protein: 24 g | Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 72 mg | Sodium: 686 mg | Potassium: 620 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 702 IU | Vitamin C: 6 mg | Calcium: 20 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 6 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American/Southwest, Mexican
Keyword: crockpot recipes, healthy chicken, keto chicken recipes, low carb chicken, low carb dinner ideas, salsa verde chicken, slow cooker chicken