Loaded with salsa verde and delicious chopped tomatoes, this healthy crock pot chicken is incredibly flavorful and extremely easy to make.
Servings : 6serves
Prep Time 10 minutesmins
Cook Time 4 hourshrs
Total Time 4 hourshrs
6boneless, skinless chicken breasts
salt and fresh ground pepper,to taste
1can (14.5-ounces)roasted diced tomatoes
2cupssalsa verde(I use Herdez Salsa Verde)
1/2tablespoon(or to taste) ground cumin
1/2tablespoon(or to taste) chili powder
chopped parsley or cilantro,for garnish
jalapeno rings,for garnish
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.
*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.